Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: Shaun Lumachi, the publisher of the Long Beach Post and a good friend to Streetsblog, was killed in a fatal car crash in Florida where he was attending a conference.  We wish Shaun, his family and friends all the best.  For more on Shaun’s life and death, click here.
  • Metro Considering Rapidway Project Running Between Ventura and Lakeview Terrace (Patch)
  • Merry Christmas, Metro Offering Free Fares on Holiday (The Source)
  • L.A.’s Bike Garage Dedication Making National Waves (Bike Radar)
  • A Mixed Preview of Council President Wesson’s Reign (LA Weekly)
  • More on the Declining Public Support for HSR (SF ExaminerBay Citizen)
  • Economists Defend Funding for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects (Triple Pundit)
  • It’s Been a Month of Falling Gas Prices in the Southland (Daily News)
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Governor’s Plan to Steal Redevelopment Funds Upheld in Court (LAT) City of Beverly Hills Files Separate but Similar Lawsuit Against Westside Subway (Patch) Metro Won’t Comment on Legal Challenges (The Source) Dude, When’s my Carmageddon? (Daily News) New Downtown Bike Lanes Coming June 2012 (BIKAS, LADOT Bike Blog) Electric Signs Herald Coming HOT Lanes (The […]

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FTA: Metro Needs to Do More Before Cutting Buses (LAT, The Source) LADOT Takes Over South Fig. Corridor Project, Exciting Many for Some Reason (Architect Newspaper) Shoup: Incentivize Transit for Farmers Field Goers and Avoid the Traffic Crush (LAT) Get Your Expo Timetable (Metro) Another State Assembly Committee Moves Measure R+ (The Source) Here Comes […]

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Diane Meyer — “Without a Car” slide show from Orion Magazine on Vimeo. Will Wilshire BOL’s Get More People Riding Metro? (Pac. Swell) LaVerne Gold Line Stop Could Get 600 Space Garage (Daily Bulletin) Bikeside: More Community Input Needed on Bike Plan Implementation and Our Top 10 Projects Metro Bus Driver Shot with BB Gun […]

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Featured Headline: A coalition of environmental groups and the Bus Riders Union protested outside Metro headquarters on Saturday.  The message: programs and projects that promote car drivership, such as the 710 tunnel project damage the environment and expansion of the bus system can save it.  Makes sense.  The Times has more. Pre-revenue Service Begins for […]

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Anti-Growth Activists Seek Ballot Measure Against Mega-Projects (LAT, Curbed) Measure What Matters: Investing In Place‘s Critique Of Metro’s Ballot Measure Criteria More On Metro Committee Approving Bike-Share Fares (KPCC) Burbank Airport to North Hollywood Shuttle Operating Through Thanksgiving (LAT) Carson Stadium Would Connect To Metro Rail Via Shuttle Buses (Curbed) Reason Foundation’s Elitist Zillion Dollar […]

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Times Editorial Mocks Westside Opposition to Expo Ridley Thomas Wants Review of MTA’s Legal Spending, Stunned at Cost of Red Line Case (Times) Metro: Do As We Say, Not As We Do (Bus Bench) Fines for Running a Red Light on Camera Rise 65% (LA Now) Two Weeks Later, Times Writes on Success of Zip […]