Today’s Headlines

  • Santa Monica Breeze Bike-Share Website Goes Live, Accepting $ For Memberships (Santa Monica Next)
  • Militant Angeleno Previews This Sunday’s CicLAvia Culver City to Venice Route
    …Like Many Pre-First-CicLAvia Businesses, Tito’s Tacos Expects Few Customers (The Front Page)
  • Metro YouTube Videos Preview Bike-Share (Launching “Summer” 2016 Now) and TAP website
  • Metro Customer Surveys Now Distinguish Skateboards from Bikes (The Source)
  • Daily Bruin Covers Mobility Plan Committee Approval, With Westwood Focus
  • L.A. To Turn Ontario Airport Back To Ontario and San Bernardino County (LAT)
  • Flying Pigeon Experiences the Familiar Disappointment At L.A City’s Bicycle Advisory Committee
  • CiclaValley Rides the Dominguez Channel Bike Path
  • L.A. City Council Says No To Uber Service To LAX (LAT)
  • Australian Dispute: AECOM Settles $B Lawsuit Over Faulty Traffic Predictions (Aus Biz Review)
    (since posting, that article was paywalled off – here’s earlier WSJ coverage)

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Today’s Headlines

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Santa Monica Is Kicking Off L.A. County’s First Bike-Share System Today (KCRW) …@StreetsblogLA Tweeting From Santa Monica Breeze Bike-Share Kick-Off Fix the City Recaps Monday’s Joint Committee Mobility Plan Meeting Opinion: L.A. Needs To Stop Micro-Managing Its Public Spaces (LAT) Columnist: Glendale’s Armenian Community Bears Some Responsibility For Bad Driving (LAT-GNP) Suspect Arrested In Highland […]

Metro Planning Committee Approves Bike-Share Contract

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As expected, at yesterday’s meeting the Metro Planning and Programming Committee approved the contract for the first phase of Metro bike-share. The final approval is now expected at next Thursday’s meeting of the full Metro board of directors. The initial phase of Metro bike-share will be located in downtown Los Angeles, extending from Union Station […]

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Buscaino Proposes Standing Reward for Anyone Helping Catch Hit and Run Drivers (Daily News) Metro Board: More CicLAvia, More Public Comment Rules, More Measure R (The Source) Santa Monica Now Dragging L.A. Behind It on Bike Share (Lookout) USC’s Plans for Hazard Park Are Shelved (La Opinion via Boyle Heights Beat) Boxer: We Need to […]

Opinion: Let Bike-Share Flourish in DTLA, Santa Monica, and Long Beach

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Earlier this week, we ran an editorial by Assemblymember Richard Bloom with other Westside elected officials calling on Metro to “delay its decision” on a 1,000-bike bike-share system slated to open in downtown Los Angeles in early 2016. Metro has the bike-share contract on its board meeting agenda for today; it was approved by Metro’s planning committee approved last week. […]