Today’s Headlines

  • Metro Approves Light Rail for South L.A. and South Bay (Times, Daily Breeze)
  • More Details on Metro’s Plans to Extend Green Line (LAist)
  • Expo Authority Responds to This Week’s Times Story on Delays and Overruns (The Source
  • Metro Announced 24 Hour Train Service on New Year’s Eve (LAist)
  • Rosendahl Draws a Line in the Sand (Biking in L.A.)
  • WeHo Pondering What to Do with Unsignalized Crosswalks (WeHo News)
  • Nihola Cargo Bikes on Their Way to America (Copehnagen Post)
  • Woman Crashes SUV into Vocational School.  Police "Investigating Circumstances" (Daily News)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

(More meetings with New York today, plus a meeting Downtown in the
afternoon.  If the Metrolink Board makes a decision before I leave, there will be a brief story.  Other than that I’ll see you Monday!  Not that I’d leave you with nothing to read…) 

  • I’ve confirmed with Nihola that the cargo bikes coming from Copenhagen will be here in LA around January 6th. After that we have to wait for them to leave the port, unload the container, and get everything ready to be ridden.

    For more details: http://bit.ly/8mo5fx

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