Today’s Headlines

  • So Much for Cell Phones, Witnesses Said Metrolink Had Green Light Before Crash (LAist, LA Now)
  • Metrolink Operations Contractors Finally Release Statement on 9/12 Crash (Bottleneck Blog)
  • State Takeaways Could Cause Transit Cuts (Contra Costa Times)
  • Metro Day Passes Being Stolen and Sold (Daily News)
  • How Will Detroit Use Its $25B in Guaranteed Loans? (NYT)
  • Family Wants Justice for Driver Who Killed Daughter in 2004 (SGV Tribune)
  • Bush Appointee Will Decide Fate of OC Toll Road Days Before Inauguration (Times)
  • Attack Ad Mocks Congressional Candidate for Saying People Should Walk and Bike (TreeHugger)
  • Outside Mag Interviews Bike Commuting Congressman Earl Blumenauer

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Metro, Pols, Making the Case for Connector in Congress (The Source, LAist) Metrolink Will Receive Crash-Resistant Cars Next Month (Times) It Could Be Worse.  Average Commute in China is Twice as Long as in U.S. (Economist) Burbank City Council Approves Bike Plan (Glendale News Press) California Only State Where Auto-Loan Payments Aren’t Decreasing (KCBS) Video: […]

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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 […]

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Park(ing) Day Recaps (NY Daily News, Boston Herald, AZ Daily Star, CNET) U.S. Cities Rethink Parking Requirements (AP) City Plans Better Traffic Lights to Improve Traffic Flow (KNBC) Biggest Cause of Metrolink Crash Could Be Agency’s Shoestring Budget (Times) Feinstein Calls for Train Control System for Trains (Daily News) Blue Line Train and Metro Bus […]

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Featured Headline: Just in time for CicLAvia, Metrolink upgraded its bike car fleet from 2 cars to 10 cars.  KPCC reports that the new bike cars will hold “at least” 18 bikes.  Longtime reader Tiffany Kay rode Metrolink into Downtown Los Angeles from Buena Park Station in Orange County and she stopped counting the bikes […]

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Long Beach Aims to be Nation’s Most Bike-Friendly City (CBS2) Metrolink Rider Surge is Causing Parking Problems (Times)  Support the Sales Tax Measure for Our Children (City Watch) "Sprinter" Rail Service Backs Off of Bike Restrictions (Union-Tribune) Crash on the I-10 Kills 4, Closes Freeway for 10 Minutes (Times)  SUV-Loving Americans React to the $100 […]

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Metrolink Had Waiver Not to Post Safety Signs (Times) Glendale Celebrates Its Sharrows (News-Press) Bike Coalition Praises Burbank’s New BMP (LACBC Blog) Metro Adds Orange Line Service to Free Late Night Runs on New Years (The Source, Daily News) Hopenhagen Schmopenhagen: Intransigent Leaders Wind World-As-We-Know-It Death Clock (NYT) Treasury Department Big-Wig Encourages "Merit-Based" Infrastructure Spending […]