Today’s Headlines

Some bike signage in Claremont. Thanks, Carter!
  • Article on Desperation of HSR Backers Talks up Mica’s Power, Ignores Boxer Completely.  Ouch. (LAT)
  • Move LA Op/Ed: Feds Should Be Lenders, Not Spenders (SGV Tribune)
  • Plans to Replace Mulholland Bridge Over 405 Run Into Community Opposition (Daily News)
  • How Congress’ Budget Cuts Effect L.A. (LAT)
  • Open Letter to Paul Koretz: Let’s See a PPP That Creates Green Space (Encino 411)
  • Bikeside Takes a Shot at LADOT’s “Call for Projects” Applications
  • CicLAvia announces the April 10th Route – same as last October (CicLAvia)
  • Chargers Anyone?  Brown’s Proposed CRA Cuts Endanger San Diego’s Stadium Plans (LAT)
  • Streetsblogger Emily Gabel-Luddy Running for Council in Burbank (Burbank Leader)
  • Tom Vanderbilt Rides Along on America’s Most Unusual Bike Commute (Outside)
  • Federal Officials Travel to Imperial County Desert to Drive Around in Motorized Toys (LAT)
  • Rain, Snow, Tough on Car Drivers (Daily News)
  • Epstein: A Look at the Battle Over a Brooklyn Bike Lane (HuffPo)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill.

  • I would love to see those signs where the LADOT painted sharrows on the ground so that drivers actually know what they mean!


Relying on the gas tax instead of replacing it with mileage-based driving fees could cost Oregon $340 million over 10 years, according to the state DOT. Image: ODOT [PDF]

Oregon’s Pay-Per-Mile Driving Fees: Ready for Prime Time, But Waiting for Approval

Oregon has led the way in developing an alternative to the gas tax, with a pilot program that levies a fee on vehicle miles traveled. While the Oregon Department of Transportation has spent years developing the mileage-based program and is ready to expand it to all vehicles statewide, it's not part of the massive transportation spending package under discussion at the legislature.

Today’s Headlines

How To Get Your L.A. Sidewalk Repaired (KPCC) Councilmember Bonin Chooses Safety Over Speed (Planetizen) …Anti-Bonin Piece: Don’t Mess With Cars, the DNA Of L.A. (Daily News) New Pasadena Bike Lanes On Sierra Madre Villa (Boy on a Bike) Man Struck, Killed By Metrolink Train In El Sereno (LAT) Florence Bicyclist Killed In Shooting-Crash (ABC7) […]