Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline:  At Rail~Volution yesterday, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) — also known as the godfather of the “rail~volution” — said even he wouldn’t raise the gas tax right now. “We should make some adjustments to a gas tax that hasn’t increased since 1993,” Blumenauer said. “Half the people think the gas tax goes up every year.”  Read the rest of the story at Capitol Hill Streetsblog.
  • This Is What Metro Means When It Says “Seismologic Experts” (The Source)
  • More on the Westside Subway Routing Discussion (Curbed)
  • City Considers Making Homeowners Pay for Sidewalk Repair, Make Them Liable for Injuries (Daily News)
  • It’s Been Two Months Since Red Light Cameras Were Cut.  Feel Safer Yet? (KCET)
  • Clock Ticking Again on Sixth Street Viaduct in Downtown LA/Boyle Heights (Blog Downtown)
  • LAX Officials Surveying Passengers on Westwood Flyaway (Daily Breeze)
  • Glendale Readying for Electric Cars (LA_Now)
  • CA High-Speed Rail “Just Inching Along” (WSJ)
  • Occupiers Planning to Occupy More Unoccupied Land in DTLA (LAT)
  • Economists Name Road Pricing as Best, If Not Only, Cure for Congestion (Atlantic)
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No High Speed Rail Vote This Year (Daily News) Metro Board Meeting Review: Regional Connector Moves Forward, Zev Wants Safer Blue Line (The Source) Antonovich Wants Focus on Connecting Airports (Curbed) Some Bars Timing “Last Call” with Last Train with New Late Night Service (Daily News) Eastside Sun Looks at the Ovarian Psycos Lots of […]

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AMTRAK Swells in Suburban/Rural Areas (NPR) State Senator Pushes Expo (Times)  Metro Introduces 6 New Rapid Lines (Daily News)  101 Being Widened in Santa Barbara (SBC Daily News) Fate of Gold Line Decided on Thursday (Daily Bulletin) Will Gas Prices End LA’s "Growing Love Affair with Public Transportation" (Daily News) NASA Climatologist James Hansen Calls […]

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Street Crews Filled Thousands of Potholes This Weekend.  Did They Get Yours? (LAT) Metro, High Speed Rail Authority, Fighting to Acquire Union Station (Downtown News, Blog Downtown) Lopez: Would Downtown Stadium Be a Surprise Cost to Taxpayers? (LAT) LADOT Promises “Lots of Bike Lanes” in 2011 (LADOT Bike Blog) Free Parking Measure Back on Bev. […]