It has been a stormy week for bicycling activist and city council candidate Joe Bray-Ali, and for tensions among L.A.’s cycling communities. On Wednesday, LAist broke the story that Bray-Ali made offensive comments online that shame fat, transgender, and black people. Bray-Ali made these comments at the Voat website – essentially a moderation-free version of Reddit – […]
Perhaps you saw video on social media this week showing hundreds of teenagers riding bikes, popping wheelies on a Philadelphia expressway. It was an unauthorized freeway takeover that ought to have brought a smile to even the sourest face.
Police and city planners in Sacramento have come under scrutiny in the weeks since police were caught on tape assaulting Nandi Cain, Jr., a black man, during a jaywalking stop. Cain, who was legally using an unmarked crosswalk, has since filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Now, reporters are looking into why there are so few marked crosswalks in one of Sacramento's poorest areas.
Yesterday, the Metro board approved numerous items, including advancing Measure R funding to get the Purple Line Subway to Westwood completed ahead of schedule.
LAT, Bike the Vote, O’Farrell Withdraw Bray-Ali Endorsements …Bray-Ali Pledges To Remain In Race (LAist) Purple Line Subway Extension Phase 2 Issued Notice To Proceed (The Source) Paid Parking Opens Up Valley Park-and-Ride Spaces (KPCC) Santa Monica Approves Lincoln Blvd Improvements (Curbed) Seven Story Hotel Planned Near DTLA Pico Station (Urbanize) Get National Headlines At […]
Metro Needs To Fix Flower Street For Expo & Blue Line Trains (Urbanize) CD1 Candidate Bray-Ali Made Fat-Shaming, Anti-Trans Comments (LAist, Eastsider, LAT) The Source Previews Today’s Metro Board Meeting Carnage: Fiery Multi-Car Crash Kills One On 101 Freeway In Encino (LAT) High Rise Planned Above Metro Pershing Square 4th/Hill Station (Urbanize) Urbanize Looks At […]