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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Featured Headline: While we were talking about the city’s efforts to get federal dollars for a river bike path extension, Blog Downtown and Curbed were talking about a similar effort to get federal funding for a Downtown Streetcar and the favored route of the streetcar’s planners. What Fast Track?  Crenshaw Subway Campaign Files Suit (LAT) […]

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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 […]

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Metro Is Emotionally Ready to Gate the Orange Line (The Source) Metro Still Tries to Be Cute with 405 Freeway Closures. We’re All Exhausted (Curbed) Panel “Defeats” Bill Banning Transit Strikes (LAT) Everyone Loves the Cool DTLA (NYT) Except L.A. Weekly, Which Really Doesn’t Like Cool Things (L.A. Weekly) Which Is Too Bad Because the […]

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Editorial: It Is Time To Make L.A. Streets Safe For Walking (LAT) Curbed Maps Development Happening Along the Expo Line Metro’s Expo Line Customer Survey Results (The Source) Not A Problem: Self-Driving Cars Would Bring More Politeness To Streets (LAT) What Miami Can Learn From L.A.’s Transit (New Tropic) Metro Podcast: True Tales From Bus […]

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More on Metro Beverly Hills Subway Lawsuit ruling (KPCC, LAT, Curbed) More On North Hollywood Underpass Opening (KPCC, The Source) More Livability Lessons From Lancaster (Investing in Place) Claremont Drops Gold Line Bridge Plans (Daily Bulletin) Forget Population Forecasts, Plan For Vacancy Rates (Better Institutions) Carnage: Suspected Drunk Driver Kills 7-Year Old In Seal Beach (LAT) Five […]