Today’s Headlines

  • UCLA Students Like Subway to the Sea (Bottleneck Blog via Daily Bruin)
  • City Looks at Bike Sharing (LAist)
  • Times: Yes on High Speed Rail
  • Pickup Truck Rams Glue Truck on I-10 (KNBC)
  • The Wrong Reasons to Support the Bailout (Cap’n Transit)
  • Cubs Ace Ryan Dempster Walks to Work (WaPo)
  • Text Sent 22 Seconds Before Metrolink Crash (Times)

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