Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: The Beverly Hills ad-hoc Bike Plan Update Committee will meet with bike advocates tonight.  The city last met with the advocates at the end of August, where specific commitments were made to move forward on a pilot program for bike-friendly improvements (as well as other initiatives like a bike rack-on-request program).  Mark Elliot, at Better Bike has more details.
  • Caltrans Engineers Fired for Falsifying Structural Integrity Reports (LAT)
  • Daily News Editorializes Against Concept of Bonding to Repair Streets (Daily News)
  • Occupy Santa Clarita Mad About Defective Bridges (LAist)
  • Why Do We Only Talk About “Profit” and “Subsidy” When Talking Bike Projects? (Bicycle Fixation)
  • Is CEQA Becoming a Weapon? (LAT)
  • Measure R, America Fast Forward,Federal Policy, How We Got Here (Planetizen)
  • Metro Examining Options for Giant Road Project in Antelope Valley (The Source)
  • Exports Up 28% at Port of LA (LAT)
  • Poor State of Cali Roads Wasting Fuel (WSJ)
  • City Kids Spend Less Time Playing Outside (City Fix)
  • More on the Conflict Between Cyclists and Pedestrians on Sidewalks (KCET)
  • Dead City Hall Grass an Opportunity (LATF)
  • CAHSRA Report: Tunnel Through San Jose Impractical (CoCo Times)
  • Palo Alto Council Takes Step Toward Officially Opposing HSR (Mercury News)
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