Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: Say what you want about The Source, they were at their best yesterday when they published Metro’s recent crime statistics with a short analysis by Steve Hymon.  The stats show that L.A.’s transit system is relatively safe, although, as Curbed notes, not the safest in the country.
Featured Headline 2: Apparently the Metro Board is going to debate the certification of the Crenshaw Subway later this morning.  I should get my eyes checked.
  • L.A. Weekly Pronounces the Westside Subway Dead
  • More on the “Don’t X Out Transit” Rally (LA_Now, KPCC)
  • What Can L.A. Learn About Public Space and Transit from NYC? (Brigham Yen)
  • Little Tokyo Covers the Broad/CCC/Regional Connector Controversy (Rafu Shimpo)
  • Meanwhile One Curbed Reader Posits What Broad’s Fix for the Hollywood Sign Would Be
  • Bev. Hills Demands Answers from Metro, Metro Calmly Answers (The Source)
  • Elly Blue Slips and Tells World About Bloggers Plan for Bike Domination (GRIST)
  • Get Over It, L.A. Not Even Close to Worst Commute (LAT)
  • Can the Feds Fix Detroit’s Uniquely Terrible Transit System? (Streetsblog Capitol Hill)
  • Breaking: Not All Driver’s Are Jerks (Biking In L.A.)
  • Why Is the Bike/Ped Relationship Often Portrayed As War in the Press? (Where the Sidewalk Starts)
  • NorCal Eating Our Lunch, Politically Speaking (Zocalo)

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More Americans finally believe in global warming, just in time to consider what a melting arctic zone means for security (L.A. Times) The Expo Line to Santa Monica moves full steam ahead, says Curbed L.A. Our subway stops are just as pretty as these stations in Munich. Not. (Complex Art+Design) But, we’ll bet you that […]

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Featured Headlines: Yesterday we linked to an article about LADOT’s plans for 20 miles of new Sharrowed Streets.  Late last night, Joe Linton wrote a pretty detailed takedown of the LADOT’s Sharrows plans.  Linton questioned whether the Sharrows would be counted as part of the mayor’s/city’s pledge to 40 miles of bike facilities a year […]