Today’s Headlines

  • Advocates Rally for Progressive Measures in Road Repair Bond Proposal (Biking in L.A.)
  • Daily News Really Excited About Changing Law Allowing Drivers to Park at Broken Meters
  • $1.1 Million for Bridges for River Trail in SFV (KCET)
  • LaHood Still Really Excited about CAHSR (CAHSR Blog)
  • Democratic Party Skips Endorsing in Mayor’s Race, Endorses Feuer, Galerpin  (KPCC)
  • James Charges Greuel with Campaigning on Taxpayer’s Dime (Daily News)
  • Supremes Rule Against L.A. River Advocates in Runoff Case (HuffPo)
  • Port of Long Beach Breaks Ground on Gerald Desmond Replacement Bridge (Daily News)
  • CA’s Manufacturing Base Slipping Through the Cracks (LAT)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Anonymous

    Via the Source… http://thesource.metro.net/2013/01/09/new-study-finds-that-ceqa-lawsuits-used-most-to-stop-infill-and-public-works-projects/

    New study confirms what anyone in development, planning, or engineering knew intuitively… the environmental review process is pro-sprawl. Dovetails nicely with LA Curbed article on how CEQA is used to shake down developers, which drives up housing costs and commercial rents for everyone:

    http://la.curbed.com/archives/2013/01/leaked_settlement_shows_how_nimbys_greenmail_developers_1.php