Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: The Southern California Association of Governments is meeting Thursday morning to announce their Long Range Transportation Plan that will guide the next 30 years of investment.  While the plan is a big improvement over past efforts, so was the one in San Diego and that didn’t stop environmental groups from suing.  For more on what is, and isn’t, in the SCAG plan check out our story from three weeks ago.
  • Spring Street Green Lane Getting Its Facelift on Monday (Brigham Yen)
  • Expo Line Phase I Handed Over from Construction Authority to Metro (The Source)
  • Salon’s “Dream City” Series Explores New Ways of Designing Livable Cities (Part 12)
  • Is Anyone Ready to Fight for CEQA? (KCET)
  • Legislative Analyst: HSR Plan Doesn’t Meet Standards Set by Voters (LAT)
  • Occupy L.A. Regroups at Olvera Street (LA_Now)
  • Pasadena Playhouse District Once a Streetcar (Pasadena Weekly)
  • Speaking of Pasadena, Rose Bowl Needs EIR Before It Could Temporarily Host NFL (Star-News)
  • Mercedes Benz Driver Academy Opens in Downtown Los Angeles (Daily Truffle via Curbed)
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Today’s Headlines

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Councilmember Huizar and Streetsblog’s Joe Linton Talks Mobility Plan On Which Way L.A.? (KCRW) …KPCC Interviews L.A. City Councilmember Mike Bonin on Mobility Plan 2035 …Rush Limbaugh Says Idiotic Plan Will Start Gumming Up Highways Even More Oil Drilling In South L.A. Endangering Residents (Aljazeera) AQMD: 710 Freeway Tunnel Will Raise Cancer Risk Beyond Threshold (Pasadena Star […]

Today’s Headlines

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More on the De La Vega Appointment (LAT, Daily News, LA Weekly) Metro Officials Give a Sneak Peek at TOD Plans for Union Station (The Source) AEG Dictating to City Timeline for NFL Stadium Deal (LAT) A Reasoned Response to Last Week’s Article on Invisible Cyclists (Examined Spoke) Wilmington Park Opens.  Provides Buffer for Residents […]

Today’s Headlines

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Bike-Share Changes Commuting Habits (KPCC) L.A. City Settles $15M Lawsuit Over Unsafe NoHo Crossing Death (LAT) Pasadena Considers Reduced-Parking TOD Law (Pasadena Complete Streets) The War On Cars – Part 1 (Toluca Times via Biking in L.A.) Mapping L.A.  Musically (LAT) Downtown Glendale Dedicates New Park Paseo (LAT) What Landscape Architects Can Learn From Hollywood […]

Bike Friendly Fridays: Pasadena

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Cyclists head to the Bike Expo during Bike Week Pasadena last year. As we approach Bike to Work Day and the corresponding Bike Week Pasadena, let’s take a look at how our neighbor to the east views and treats its cycling community. When doing research for this week’s installment for Bike Friendly Fridays, I found […]

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L.A. Magazine Previews Metro’s Plan For All-Paid Parking At Nine Stations …Curbed Recaps Metro Parking Plan Too Pasadena Gets Ready For Parklets, Fewer Cars On Colorado (Pasadena Star News) Westside Residents Frustrated Over Traffic On Sunset Blvd (KPCC) KPCC Reviews Metro’s Newest Green-Building Bus Yard How To Make Echo Park More Pedestrian Friendly (Eastsider) What […]

Today’s Headlines

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LAST CHANCE! Streetsie Voting Ends 12 Noon Today – Winners Announced Tomorrow  The Unexpected Growth Of Lyft Ride-Hailing (LAT) Garcetti Taps Pasadena Planning Chief Vince Bertoni To Run L.A. City Planning (Pasadena Now) Expo Line Plans To Build Ped Safety Fences In Downtown Santa Monica (KPCC) Chinatown Blossom Plaza TOD Nearly Completed (Urbanize) New Bike Lanes Striped On Edgemont […]