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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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What If Climate Hawks Fought Dirty Highways Like They Fight Dirty Energy?

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This Nebraska farm was in the path of #kxl pipeline. And now it’s ready for 100% Clean Energy! pic.twitter.com/JU4FuVyPUB — Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) May 11, 2016 American climate activists’ single biggest achievement in recent years was the defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline. Nothing has unified and energized more people than the fight to keep dirty fossil […]
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California Legislative Update: Parking Requirements, Cap-and-Trade Funds

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This week we’re tracking some of the bills that got left out of last week’s too-long legislative update. These bills relate to transportation funding, climate change, and urban planning. PLANNING Eliminating Parking Minimums: A.B. 744 from Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) would require a city or county to eliminate minimum parking requirements under certain circumstances, upon […]

Hope Springs Eternal for American Transpo Policy

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In case you missed the broadcast on Friday, watch this episode of NOW. Told mostly from the perspective of Charlotte’s Pat McCrory, the Republican mayor who brought light rail to North Carolina’s biggest city, the show hits just about every major transportation issue to surface during the stimulus bill debate. Federal policies that discriminate against […]