Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: Metrolink’s bike cars are H-O-T!  Check them out.

  • Speaking of HOT, Work Has Begun on Spring Street Buffered Lane (Eco-Village)
  • Goodmon: “People’s Motion” Puts Crenshaw Tunnel Back on Life Support (City Watch)
  • LAT Editorial: Think Twice on Mayor’s New Pothole Plan
  • Alpern: How About a Plan First, and a Budget Second (City Watch)
  • ZipCar Opens Office in Hollywood, Promises More ZipCars Coming (Daily News)
  • Gov. Backs Bullet Train, Will Ask Legislator to Do the Same (LAT)
  • “DIY Parking Bans” in the ‘Bu Are a Little Too Convincing (LAT)
  • Crenshaw Subway Coalition Packs the House (Intersections)
  • Metro Selects Six Teams to Submit Bids for Union Station Master Plan (Blog Downtown)
  • Downtown Streetcar Presentation Online (The Source)
  • Recap of the California Bike Summit (Bike San Diego)
  • High-Speed Rail Board Says Plan Is ‘New Beginning’ (SFGate)
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

Happy Veteran’s Day. See You Monday.

  • Dan W.

    I cannot wait for the streetcar to come back.  When it does, communities all over southern california that are unlikely receive grade separated rail will be clamoring for their own.

    Here’s a link to a page on the laist website where you can see the 7 options. 

    http://mobile.laist.com/2011/11/09/maps_7_routes_being_considered_for.php

    Personally, since this is functioning as a circulator, I like option 1 the best, but I think 7 will be chosen, which is still cool..

  • eco-village link not working – it’s http://laecovillage.wordpress.com/2011/11/11/spring-street-green-buffered-bike-lane-on-the-way/

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
The City Council recognizes CicLAvia last Friday. Look for the Streetfilms footage! Video via Ubrayj02/YouTube Daily News: Jerry Brown for Governor A First Rate Profile of “Parking Guru” Donald Shoup (LAT) LADOT, Other Departments, Overspending in 2010 (Daily News) Expected New L.A. County Public Health Head a Bike Rider from the Bay Area (LAT) 30/10 […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Long Strange Trip: The Bike Plan (Hopefully) Crosses the Finish Line (LAT) Bell Gives Parking Tickets a Bad Name (LAT) Traffic Violation Fees Going up Statewide (SacBee) Most Metro Riders Are Poor Minorities, Yet Costs Are Going Up (LA Weekly) Downtown Streetcar Pockets $1 Million (Blog Downtown) Box: Planning for NBC Universal An Example of […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Featured Headline: We’ve written a lot about the battle for the Leimert Park Station for the Crenshaw Line, but we haven’t talked much about the other station that dropped from “planned” to “ommitted” from the Crenshaw environmental documents.  LA Weekly has the scoop on the fight for a Westchester Metro Station and features a long […]

Today’s Headines

|
Strike Impacts Downtown Dash Routes, Expect Delays (LADOT Presser, The Source) Metro Approves Contractor for Crenshaw Line (The Source, CBS2, Wave, LAT) More on Metro Funding “CicLAvia Style” Events (KPCC) Metro Board Approves Measure R Speed Up Plan, if the Funding Is There (The Source) Speed Up Plan for 710 Removed from Proposal Before Vote […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Ridley-Thomas Proposes Moving More Measure R Funds for Crenshaw Line (City Watch) Daily News Prints an Uninformed But Misinformed Editorial Promoting Transit Instead of State Cars, Lawmakers Will Get Monthly Travel Stipend of $300 (LAT) Many Businesses Did Better Because of CicLAvia (Orange 20) Approval of Football Stadium for Downtown Could Take a Year (LA_Now) […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Council Will Consider, But Probably Not Vote, on New MOU for Stadium (LAT, Blogdowntown, Curbed) Metro Staff Lay Out Ugly Impacts of Mica’s Reauthorization Bill (The Source) NorCal Farming Family Loves Taking Public Transit Around LA (LAT) Bike Share Companies Show Off the Goods in Santa Monica (NRDC Switchboard) Back-seat Driver: Believe It or Not, […]