Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: I rarely post stuff that’s straight opinion to the “Featured Headlines” section, but Ted Rogers’ polite but firm thrashing of Governor Jerry Brown, the California Highway Patrol and Caltrans at Biking In L.A. is a must read.  “In fact, your veto may have increased the risk to cyclists. Many riders have reported an increase in unsafe passing since you vetoed SB 910, as your veto sent a clear message to some drivers that it is perfectly legal to pass a cyclist at less that three feet.”

  • RENEWing L.A. through CicLAvia (HuffPo)
  • Daily News’ Good Story, Provocative Headline, on Occupy L.A. (Daily News)
  • A Gratuitous Plug for the Blue Line (Militant Angeleno)
  • Flight vs. Bike Gets City Hall Honor from Rosendahl, City Council (Gary Rides Bikes)
  • California on the Low End of Return from Federal Highway Trust Fund (The Source)
  • 4 Year Old Goes for Joyride.  Crashes Mom’s Car in Fullerton (LA_Now)
  • Sherman Oaks NC Holds Pothole Lottery (Daily News)
  • Long-delayed Cornfield Arroyo Seco Plan latest community meeting tomorrow (L.A. Creek Freak)
  • Here’s One We Haven’t Heard Before: Bikes Are Too Noisy (WPIX)

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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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Does L.A. need to build a $20 million pedestrian bridge to placate Universal?  (L.A. Daily News) Then again, Streetsblog covered that story two months ago (LA Streetsblog) Our long SoCal nightmare is over; gas prices drop a whopping 1/2 cent (L.A. Times, Daily News) Your parking ticket refund may have been swallowed by the L.A. […]

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Plenty of Excitement for the MyFigueroa! Project and Protected Bike Lanes (Blog Downtown) Letters: Traffic Calming at Motor/National Not About Calming Traffic (LAT) Los Angeles’ Stairway Culture Takes a Star Turn (BBC Magazine) KPCC Hosts Lively Discussion of Light Sentence for Cyclist Convicted of Manslaughter in SF City Council Considers Lifting Ban on New Murals […]

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Featured Headline: The Bicycle Film Festival is in town, get your tickets and details here!  There’s a lot of great bicycle themed events going on around the city that are of local signifigance as well.  Northeast L.A.’s Flying Pigeon is hosting the second meeting of “Figueroa for All,” a community group dedicated to improving North […]

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Featured Headline: Madeline Janis, a member of the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Association, wrote for the Frying Pan a piece explaining her decision-making when it comes to what projects the CRA should and shouldn’t support.  With the CRA back in the news after a scathing report from Comptroller Wendy Greuel’s office, it’s worth checking out […]

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Vote on Bus Bench Contract Today, Councilman Englander Fighting Against (Daily News) Could It Be Because the Old Bus Bench Company Was/Is a Campaign Donor? (LAT) Brookings: Los Angeles the Best City for Transit to be Carless? (LAist, HuffPo) Getting Close to Fall, It’s the First Park(ing) Day Post of the Year (KCET) L.A. Gets […]