Today’s Headlines

  •  Paraphrased Summary of Thompson’s Defense: I Wasn’t Trying to Kill Them, I’m Just a Crappy, Distracted, Unsafe Driver (Times, Velo News)
  • Based on Past Performance, 1996 LA Bike Plan Will Be Completed in 2076 (CICLE)
  • In Advance of Next Week’s Public Meeting, Little Tokyo Pushing for Grade Separated Downtown Connector (blogdowntown)
  • Stung by Molina’s Criticism, Metro’s Capital Planning Head Resigns (The Source)
  • Metro Rider Does Its Own Playoffs and Championship Series Based on Quality of Transit
  • The GMAC Bailout Is "Cash for Clunkers" By Another Name (WSJ, Naked Capitalism)
  • 5,000-Lb Hunk of Metal Snaps Off Bay Bridge, Closing It Indefinitely (Times, NYT)
  • Media Open House Tomorrow, But Metro Gives Its Bloggers a Sneak Peak of Gold Line Extension (The Source)
  • Gearheads for Livable Streets? Hot Rod Lover Gives Up "Soul Sucking, Dirty" City Driving (Slate)
  • Transit Karma.  Last Night’s World Series Hero Is a Straphanger (Streetsblog)

More headlines over at Streetsblog Capitol Hill.