Today’s Headlines: Mayor Speaks on 30/10, Debating Bike to Work Week

5_18_10_metro.jpgAftet the Bike to Work Week Press Event. Photo: Luis Inzunza/Metro
  • Streetscast: Villaraigosa Talks Measure R, "30 in 10" and How He Needs New Friends Yesterday (You Tube)
  • White House Stymies Oberstar on Transportation Bill (Politico)
  • More on the "Opening Ceremonies" of Bike to Work Week (KPCC, Blogdowntown, LAist, LA_Now)
  • Stephen Box: No More Bike to Work Day! (City Watch)
  • Santa Monica Adds 170 New Bike Racks Downtown (Daily Press)
  • Next American City and GOOD Sing the Praises of L.A.’s Department of D.I.Y.
  • Metro Taking Questions in Advance for 405 "Online Chat" (The Source)
  • UCLA survey questions reveal parking and biking biases (Meek Adjustments)
  • A Peak Inside the Hollywood and Vine TOD (The Source)
  • Claremont Student Builds Velodrome for Senior Thesis (LAT)
  • Southland Gas Prices Dip Again (Daily News)
  • Slate, Tom Vanderbilt Weigh Benefits and Dangers of Speed-Driven Emergency Response
  • 6 Cyclists Run Down in Broad Daylight on Quebec Highway; 3 Die (Montreal Gazette 1, 2, 3)
  • Oil Spill Threatens South Florida; Obama to Launch Independent Probe (NYT)

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Villariagosa Goes to Washington, and Explains 30/10 to Congressional Committee (The Source) Terrorists Should Take Note to Board Metro at Suburban Stations (Eco-Village) If Walt Disney Ran L.A., What Would He Do? (City Watch) More Diagrams of "Park 101" (LAist) Meanwhile, the Daily News Just Discovers The Story Increased Street Parking Costs L.B. Businesses Some […]

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Dodger Shuttle Carrying More Passengers Than in 2008, Less Waiting Too (The Source) Visit Museum Square on Wilshire Boulevard if You Want Security to Boot Your Bike (Soap Box) Santa Monica Considers Swapping Car Parking for Premiers (Santa Monica Daily Press via Curbed) Epstein: We Need a Tea Party for "30 in 10" (HuffPo) Some […]

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New Gold and Expo Rail Lines Entering Final Stages For 2016 Openings (SGV Tribune) “Route Performance Index” Metric For Every Metro Bus Line (Better Institutions) Read/Watch Don Ward’s Great Glendale-Hyperion Bridge Speech (L.A. Walks) Renderings Of Planned Affordable TOD At Red Line MacArthur Park (Urbanize) Communities Vs. Fuel Tanker “Bomb Trains” Along L.A. River (KCET) […]

Bike Week Kicks off at Universal Studios

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Two Monsters and Two Politicians Fix a Bike.  Insert Your Own Joke Here. Metro kicked off its celebration of Bike to Work Week at the Universal City Rail Station earlier this morning. LA City Councilmembers Tom LaBonge and Wendy Greuel and Metro Board member Ara Najaraian joined Shrek and The Mummy in giving a demonstration […]

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Mayor’s New 30/10 Promotional Video via The Source Katz Sees No Problem Being on CAHSR and Metro Board.  State Disagrees (LAT) Report from the Van Nuys Bike Plan Meeting (Neon Tommy) City Council Still Talking Food Trucks (LAist) River Flow a “Smoking Gun” of Global Warming (LAT) If You’re Not Going to Bike to CicLAvia, […]