Today’s Headlines

  • L.A. Weekly Continues to Cover Hit and Runs. Tells Ruggedly Handsome Roadblock’s Story
  • Bogus Traffic Laws Led to L.A.’s Poor Urban Design (KCET)
  • City Restricts Food Truck Access on Wilshire for Imaginary Safety Reason (Larchmont Buzz)
  • Metro Still Really Excited By Gold Line Bridge (SGV Trib.)
  • LAX Officials Offer Three Sites for Train Stations (The Source)
  • I Swear to God Gary Just Wrote This Story (Surf Santa Monica)
  • Don’t Forget, the World Might End at Midnight, Sometime Tomorrow (Daily News)
  • A Small Flickr Set of Red Line Photos That Got the Photog in Trouble with LASD (Flickr)

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  • Erik Griswold

    I’m not sure if Metro is excited by the Gold Line Bridge, but the Foothill Extension Authority is.  Metro is probably hoping that the bridge has 1435mm tracks installed as opposed to some other gauge like the Expo/Blue switch apparently has.  That article was a puff piece written by the local Economic Development entity.

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