Today’s Headlines

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  • LaHood Smacks Down Pro-Distracted Driving Lobbyists (Transpo Nation)
  • Foothill Extension 2 Gets Some Federal Dough (SGV Tribune via LAist)
  • FTA Backs Westside Subway, Too (The Source)
  • No Controversy in Santa Monica: Cyclists Love the Sharrows (Gary Rides Bikes)
  • Blowback: Mayor Needs to Show that Planning Can Work for Neighborhoods (LAT)
  • Boxer Embracing Incumbency in Race Against Fiorina (LAT)
  • What CicLAvia Might Look Like (Primary Sources)
  • Would Speed Cameras Be More Popular If You Made Them More Fun? (Grist)
  • Metrolink Realizes That There’s a Metrolink Stop Right Next to Angels’ Stadium (The Source)
  • I met up with a friend once at Angels Stadium; I drove and he took Metrolink. There wasn’t a train home, though, so I had to give him a ride.

  • S.S. Sam Taylor

    @ Adam: Sadly, and up to now you are right. But that is going to change real soon. There was a changing of top management at Metrolink. The new CEO sees opportunity connecting all Southern California attractions including Angel Stadium. Next Tuesday, the All-Star Game will be the initial proof that folks will take the train. There is train service home 30 minutes after the game ends. How about that?

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