Today’s Headlines

  • California "Budget Expert" Calls for Increased Vehicle License Fee (Times)
  • Mayor Claims Victory as Red Light Waits Drop (KNBC)
  • Dems Pledge to Aid Detroit in Lame Duck Session; Obama Wants Auto Industry Czar (NYT, Politico)
  • Cato Institute: Let GM Fail (News)
  • OCTA Ridership Continues to Grow (Metro Magazine)
  • "Fast Lanes" Meeting Tonight in San Pedro (Daily Breeze)
  • REI Launces "Bicycle as Transportation" Website (Velo News)
  • Unlicensed Teen Crashes Car into 7-11(KTLA)
  • Measure H in Beverly Hills Too Close To Call (KNBC)

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Today’s Clips

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Councilman Reyes Calls for Better Bike Facilities (KNBC, CBS2) Good Job, Congress. New Energy Bill the ‘Hammer’ Used to Squash State’s Emission Regs (Times, SacBee, Daily News) Governor Vows to Fight EPA in Courts (Green Daily News) EPA Had Approved Other CA Requests on Fuel-Efficiency (Times) Gov. Also Backs Container Tax (Daily News) Panel Picks […]

First Clips of 2008

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New Laws for Dangerous Drivers/Cyclists Without Lights in Effect (Ventura County Star) Weiss Calls for Privatized Subway to the Sea (LAist, Daily News) Neighborhood Councils Want Zoning Say (Times) Pro-HOT Lanes Piece in Daily News (Daily News) Curbed Awards ’07: Planning Urbanity Awards (Curbed LA) Fatal Accident Result Of BMW Street Race, Witnesses Say (KNBC, […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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Downtown Connector Down to Two Options (Blogdowntown) L.A.’s Newest Congressperson a Champion for Transit (CityBeat) Bicycle Magazine Calls LA Bike City of the Future…(Bicycling Magazine via LACBC) …WestsideBikeSIDE Respectfully Disagrees Daily Breeze: Give HOT Lanes a Chance 101/405 Widening Bad for the Environment (KNBC) McMansions an Easy Target (Daily News) Ibikeu Page of the Day: […]

Primary Day Headlines…

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"Hopefully I’ll get a car soon." Riders React to Metro Service Cuts (Daily News) A Really Intelligent Op/Ed Supporting HOT Lanes (Emerald City) Pedestrian Disaster: Bus Strikes, Kills, Woman Crossing Street (Times, KNBC) Man Killed While Crossing Street (Whittier Daily News) Green LA Girl: No on 91 (Green LA Girl) Calling all aspiring filmmakers on […]

From the Comments Section: CHP and KNBC Endanger Pedestrians

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From the comments section, Streetsblogger M reported yesterday that in their rush to get footage of traffic KNBC, with an assist from the CHP, blocked the sidewalk forcing pedestrians onto an unsafe piece of LA roadways.  It’s great that California’s hands free requirement went into effect yesterday, but couldn’t we think of a better way […]