Today’s Headlines

  • City of Pasadena Announces Bike Plan Public Meeting – Tomorrow Night (Amateur Earthling)
  • Culver City Announces Bike and Pedestrian Plan Public Meeting – This Saturday (Culver City)
  • City of Burbank Announces Bike Plan Public Meeting – Tomorrow Night (City of Burbank)
  • Metro, City and County Announce Four Public Meetings for Input on Wilshire Bus-Only Lanes (Bus Riders Union)
  • Beginning this Sunday Empty Metro Gold Line Rail Cars Will Continue onto Eastside Extension (Metro)
  • California Seeks $4.5B in Federal High Speed Rail Funding (LAist)
  • L.A. County Bike Coalition Hosts First Day Laborers Ride (Urban Adonia) and Posts 4th Street Bike Boulevard Photos and Renderings (LACBC’s bike blog
  • Web Marketer Praises Whimsical C.I.C.L.E. Membership Campaign (Magnolia

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Winston

    Not too related to L.A. except to show that it could be worse:

    A story about a school district that bans biking and walking to school and a parent who is protesting that ban.

  • We can finally start a countdown to the Gold Line eastside extension opening. The PUC requires 4-6 weeks of emulation service be operated without incident before it will allow a rail line to open for revenue service. So it looks likely the opening will be sometime in November…


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