Recent Headlines

7_28_10_blood_in.jpgMad As Hell: Protesting Judge Fox’s slap on the wrist hit and run sentencing in Beverly Hills at last night’s Blood In. Photo: Barleye/Midnight Ridazz
  • Leahy: Bus Service Has Expanded in the Last 25 Years (The Source)
  • Prepare for a Disappointing Energy Bill (DC Streetsblog)
  • Reid’s Paltry Energy Bill Includes Billions in Automotive Subsidies, Zero for Transit (TNR)
  • Ballot Measure Pits Transit and Development Advocates Against Everyone Else (Chronicle)
  • Villaraigosa Wants Bike Summit, Talks About His Crash (YouTube via LAist)
  • They Skipped the Paving, and Just Turned Paradise Into a Parking Lot (Brayj Against the Machine)
  • Sharrows Appear on Abbot Kinney (LADOT Bike Blog)
  • Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for High Speed Rail (CAHSR)
  • Just a Reminder: L.A. Used to Have a Lot More Smog (Curbed)
  • Save the Date: 8/13 Rally for 30/10 (The Source)

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Just How Bad Is the Final House Transportation Bill?

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Nobody was expecting the GOP-controlled House of Representatives to put together a transportation bill that did much for streets and transit in American cities. And they were right — there’s nothing to get excited about in the bill. But neither is it the total disaster for walking, biking, and transit it could have been. So how does the House bill […]
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Forget Your Bike Lock? Businesses in Portland Have You Covered

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From around the Network today: Portland’s private sector takes cyclist accommodation to a new level; metro DC bungles transportation at its sports venues; and a potentially transformational piece of legislation in California loses its oomph. Portland Businesses Loan Bike Locks to Forgetful Customers: It’s interesting how businesses are taking leading roles in making Portland even […]
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Barbara Boxer’s Transportation Bill: Same As It Ever Was

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The future of national transportation policy is pretty much like the present of national transportation policy, if the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has its way: underfunded and highway-centric. The bill released by Senator Barbara Boxer’s EPW Committee yesterday [PDF] rejects pretty much everything the Obama administration put forth in its bill, including permanent […]