Today’s Headlines

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)
  • State Awards $448 Million to LA County Transit Projects (The Source)
  • Boxer: House R’s Transpo Bill Doesn’t Add Up (The Hill)
  • City Uses Red Light Camera Firm to Handle Backlogged Tickets (Daily News)
  • Atwater Village to Get “Iconic” Bridge Over LA River (Curbed)
  • Skelton: Time to Increase State Gas Tax (LAT)
  • L.A. Will Get Bike Wayfaring Signs (LADOT Bike Blog)
  • Are We Reaching “Peak Car”? (The Globe and Mail)
  • City Starting to Lose Patience with Occupy L.A. (LAT)
  • 19 Building Types That Caused the Recession (Atlantic Cities)
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  • Expo proves Goodmon’s main goal is self-promotion, and given the giant photo of him the Times’ included in its blog’s coverage Goodmon should be well satisfied the lawsuit is producing the results he craves, whether or not it has merit or even advances all that far.

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Featured Headline: Transportation for America earned a lot of press across the country for its report on the state of America’s bridges (its pretty bad) and a call for the county to embrace a “Fix-It-First” philosophy in transportation funding.  Locally, T4A used the I-10 bridge spanning the L.A. River as a backdrop to hold its […]

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Measure M Is A Game-Changer (Investing in Place) Two Cyclists Shot On L.A. River Bike Path In Elysian Valley (KTLA, LAT, Biking in L.A.) Curbed Takes A Look At LADOT’s New Plan For Urban Mobility In A Digital Age L.A. City Council Removes Westwood and Central Bike Lanes From Mobility Plan (KPCC) How Rolling Rent Stabilization […]

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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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Hollywood Farmer’s Market Blocking Ramp to Film School Garage.  Permits Endangered (ABC7 via Curbed) Pay As You Drive Insurance Coming to CA for State Farm Customers (LAist) Blog Downtown Asks the Question: Is Widening the I-110 Access Ramps Worth It? Checkout the Plans for a 32 Acre State Park by Little Tokyo (LA Downtown News) […]

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Some of the Coverage of L.A.’s First Buffered Green Bike Lane (The Source, Curbed, LAT) Don’t Forget About 1st Street Green Lane in Boyle Heights (LADOT Bike Blog/Flickr) South El Monte Up Next for the Green Bike Lane Treatment? (WSGV Bike Coalition) Gold Line Construction Authority Getting Slammed for Extravagant Expenditures (CBS2) Gold Line Responds with New […]