Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: Friday seems like a million years ago, but I would be remiss if I didn’t give you all a place to comment on the legislature’s acquiesence to the Governor/AEG on the CEQA/Farmers Field.  The law doesn’t just give special legal protections to the stadium but, as Curbed summarizes, “it expedites those environmentally-based lawsuits for all development projects that cost more than $100 million and are found to be environmentally friendly (infill, LEED Silver, extra ‘transportation efficiency.'”

  • Expo Phase II Groundbreaking Is Today! (LAT)
  • Senate Considering Overriding Brown Veto of Fee Increase for Drivers on Phone (Cycle.icous)
  • LADOT: Thanks for the Help Joe, Here’s Some Updated Spreadsheets (Bike Blog)
  • Santa Monica Getting a Laugh at Venice Out of Stricter RV Rules (Yo Venice via Curbed)
  • L.A. Firefighters Bike Cross-Country to Honor 9/11 First Responders (DNAinfo)
  • German Travel Writer Rides L.A. on Bike, Loves It Because of Calm L.A. Drivers (Spiegel)
  • Odd Ranking of L.A. As Third Best Transit City in America (Online Degree)
  • Copenhagen Deals with Bike Congestion (Guardian)
  • Growing Number of Women Break Into Boy’s Club of Bike Mechanics (NYT)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Any ranking that puts San Jose above San Francisco in transit-friendlyness is very odd indeed.

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Santa Monica Breeze Bike-Share Is Pretty Nice (CityWatch) Celebrities Endorse Anti-Growth Initiative (LAist, L.A. Weekly) Jordan Downs Demolition Starting Soon, Redevelopment Follows (KPCC, Curbed) Reseda Blvd Apartments To Become Mixed Use Apartment Building (Urbanize) Los Angeles: Beautiful and Ugly (Land of Rye) How Venice Could Secede From L.A. (Curbed) The Eastsider Discovers L.A.’s Bike Polo […]

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There Was a Measure R+ Info Meeting in Burbank?  Who Knew? (Daily News) L.A. a Microcosm on Issues of Race, Transit, and the Stigma of Bus Ridership (Atlantic Cities) The Previous Article Is Complete Bollux (Human Transit) LAPD Still Trying to Figure Out Why Officers Are Such Bad Drivers (Daily News) Drivers Can Park at […]

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Wilshire BOL: More People Save More Hours Than Drivers Might Lose (The Source, Curbed) Long Beach’s Separated Bike Lanes Are Open for Business (Post, Press-Telegram) Big City Population Boom Slows to a Trickle (LAT) So. Pas. Wants Legislature To Give It Veto on 710 Project (Patch) Janette Sadik-Khan Joins Oxy Board of Trustees (Press Release) […]

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L.A. Public Works Committee Approves Street Vendor Legalization (KPCC, Curbed) Water Pollution Lawsuit Settlement Will Result In Watts Green Street (LAT) Affordable TOD Nearly Complete Next To Hollywood/Western Red Line Station (Urbanize) Palos Verdes Bicyclists Call For Die-In Protest 4 p.m. Today (Biking in L.A., Cycling South Bay) Pasadena Looks To Adopt Vision Zero (Pasadena […]

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Featured Headline: So There Was This Bike Thing Yesterday Called CicLAvia.  The Times followed a rolling family reunion.   ABC7 estimated 130,000 participants, up 30k from 10/10/10.  The AP notes that bikes and protesters mix well.  Neon Tommy contrasts CicLAvia with the Governor’s refusal to Give Us 3.  The Daily News wants it to come […]

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CicLAvia! (LAT, Patch, KPCC, ABC 7, The Source) Bike Share! (LAist, Daily News, Neon Tommy, CBS 2, Yo Venice, The Source) Glendale, Burbank, Want in on CicLAvia (Leader) Metrolink Fail, Suburban Rail Service Runs Out of Room for Bikes (LAT) Metro Considering Elevated Subway at Beverly Hills (Courier) Half Wax, Half Man, All Subway Roadblock […]