Today’s Headlines

  • Dr. Alex Thompson explains what the bike plan is and why it matters. (Westside Bikeside)
  • Yes, cyclists have to signal, but not if it risks their safety. (Road Rights) via (Bicycling)
  • Venice’s bike coop goes begging for a coffeemaker. (Bikerowave)
  • SoCal cyclists remember Joseph Novotny with a Ride of Silence. (The Signal)
  • Missouri DOT offers time-lapse video showing why roads deteriorate – and what they cost to maintain. (Infrastructurist)
  • New Zealand cyclists call for an end to cyclist-bashing. (Voxy)
  • L.A. hometown tourists take a spin down Mullholland Drive. (Travelin’ Local)
  • The Cyclists’ Bill of Rights receives near unanimous approval from the Neighborhood Council Action Summit. (SoapBoxLA)
  • Burbank’s new bike master plan threatens to put L.A.’s plan to shame. (LACBC)
  • An Altadena elementary school actually encourages its students to walk – yes, walk! – to class. (Pasadena Star News) via (AltadenaBlog)
  • Yet more public meetings about public transit; this time rail from Downtown to Long Beach via LAX and the Southbay, (LAist)
  • A judge expunges Mel Gibson’s DUI conviction; his reputation is another matter. (Times)
  • An elderly Montebello woman and her dog killed by a hit-and-run driver. (Times)

2 thoughts on Today’s Headlines

  1. That Harbor Subdivision Transit Corridor could be the most important transit project in SoCal, I think. I know the Subway to the Sea is sexy and gets a lot of attention because it’s the Westside, but the South Bay is really underserved by transit, and linking Torrance, Carson, Wilmington, San Pedro to the Blue Line and the Green Line could go a long way in creating a good rail network.

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