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Today’s Headlines

  • Editorial: Metro Tap Vs. Ridership Discrepancies Are Troubling (LAT)
  • Politics of the Highway Trust Fund Showdown (KPCC)
  • Venice Boardwalk Ped Killed by Driver, Family Sues City (LAT)
  • Armadillo Kinda Rhymes With What Councilmember Opposed to Bike Lanes? (Flying Pigeon)
  • Editorial: Controller Galperin on L.A.’s Potholed Streets (LAT)
  • Editorial Cartoon and Commentary: Is Great Streets Really Just Gentrification (LAT)
  • Sharrows Don’t Change Anything (Orange 20)
  • Using Art and Play to Discuss Santa Monica’s Future (Santa Monica Next)
  • Parking Problems? Don’t Blame the App (SB NYC)
  • Will People Remember S.F. Mayor Ed Lee For Defending Free Parking? (SB SF)
  • Get Rid of Curb Parking in the Core, Says Toronto Mayoral Candidate (National Post)

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  • HSR Considering Tunnel for Burbank-Palmdale (DN – includes upcoming meetings schedule)
  • I Have Friends Who Are Bicyclists, But “Is Bicycling the New Rude?” (Glendale News Press)
  • Pedestrian Enforcement Detail: Officers Blame Peds for Half of Accidents (Glendale News Press)
  • Re-Played: Bike Trains Help New Bike Commuters, Includes Scofflaw Driver Interview (NPR)
  • LAPD Car Hits and Kills Naked Man Lying in the Street in South L.A. (KTLA)
  • Columnist Sandy Banks Tries and Likes Lyft and Uber (LAT)
  • Right-Buffered Bike Lanes Best for Keeping Cyclists Out of Door Zone (SB Chicago)
  • For NYC, Transportation Funding Sales Tax is Regressive (SB NYC)
  • Santa Clara Still Widening Expressways Despite Less Traffic (SB SF)

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  • Great 20 Minute Tom Vanderbilt Traffic Vid (City Lab via BoingBoing)
  • Carnage: In Elysian Park, Fatal 110 Freeway Crash Plus Brush Fire (CBS, Eastsider)
  • What Works and Doesn’t With Freeway Congestion Pricing (Let’s Go LA)
  • Plenty of Varied Anti-405-Toll-Lane Letters to the Editor (LAT)
  • Why CICLE’s Vanessa Gray Rides (The Source)
  • WeHo’s Free City Line Shuttle (WeHoVille)
  • Everyone Wants a Better Transit System (CityWatch)
  • Two LB Womens’ Bike Rides Team Up Wednesday Night (LongBeachize)
  • Enforce Parking Like It’s 1988 (SB SF)

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Today’s Headlines

  • RFP Released For Teardown of Terminal Island Freeway (LongBeachize)
  • Skepticism About Great Streets, Better to Widen to Reduce Congestion (LAT)
  • Carnage: Koreatown Multi-Car Hit-and-Run Crash Driver Flees on Foot (LAT)
  • Planning South East L.A. Multi-City CicLAvia Not Easy (LA Register)
  • Graphics: Discrepancies Between Metro Ridership Estimates and TAP Cards Tapped at Stations (LAT)
  • Metro Approves $4M Pedestrian Bridge for Regional Connector (Downtown News)
  • Caltrans to Add 14-Mile Toll Lane to 405 Freeway Through OC (LAT)
  • Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction On Target For Late 2015 Opening (LA Register)
  • Man on Bridge Shuts Down 5 Freeway During Friday p.m. Commute (LA WeeklyLAT)
  • Closure Due To Unexpected Cracks on 405′s Mulholland “Carmageddon” Bridge (The Source)
  • Chicago DOT Proposes City’s First Curb-Protected Bike Lanes (SB Chicago)
  • NYC Tunnels: For the Real Picture, Count People Not Vehicles (SB NYC)
  • A Look At How Well Free Public Transit Works (Salon)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Support Growing for Hit-and-Run Alert Legislation (LAT, KPCC)
  • Metro Board Discussing Study To Decide Future of Orange Line (DN)
  • A Preview of Planned Walk and Bike Connections for Union Station (The SourceCurbed)
  • Nona Varnado Talks L.A. Bike Train Success (Guardian)
  • Bicycling’s Role in Liberating Women, Ending Patriarchy (Neon Tommy)
  • Dueling Santa Monica Airport Ballot Measures (Santa Monica Next)
  • S.F. Market Street Getting Bright-Red-Painted Bus-Only Lanes (SBSF)
  • Will S.F. Embarcadero Get Protected Bike Lanes? (SBSF)
  • A Look at Plans for Chicago Central Loop BRT (SBChicago)
  • What L.A./S.D. Wouldn’t Look Like Without Cars (Russell Houghten Vimeo via LAist)

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Ovarian Psycos Present: Clitoral Mass 2014 from shireen alihaji on Vimeo.

  • Preview Video for Ovarian Psycos Clitoral Mass Ride (Vimeo – above)
  • How Six Freeways Shattered Boyle Heights (City Lab)
  • Editorial: Don’t Let Individual Councilmembers Tinker With Bike Plan (LAT)
  • Push for Yellow Alert System to Catch Hit-and-Run Perpetrators (DN)
  • ExpressLanes To Fund 84-Station 840-Bicycle DTLA Bike Share System (Curbed)
  • Koreatown Has Its Upsides and Downsides (HuffPo)
  • Nature Lovers Should Live in Cities (Better Institutions)
  • Steve Lopez on One Place Not to Park Near LACMA (LAT)
  • Courts Rule That Reckless Driving Applies to CA Cyclists (Biking in L.A.)
  • Visiting Boyle Heights Evergreen Cemetery (Horizon & Skyline)
  • How Parking Requirements Killed A Santa Monica Trader Joe’s (Santa Monica Next)
  • Atlanta Looks To Convert Transit Parking Lots Into Housing (City Lab)

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Eyes on the Street, er, screen. Posted with the caption "How you know LA has a traffic safety problem..." on Facebook

Eyes on the Street, er, paper, er, screen: L.A. Times L.A. Now website capture posted to Facebook on Sunday July 20 by LACBC Planning and Policy Director Eric Bruins. Four of the eight most recent articles are about car crashes; another is about a police offer posting a video encouraging drivers to “run over” bicyclists. Eric Bruins’ caption “How you know LA has a traffic safety problem…” Image via Eric Bruins’ Facebook

  • North Figueroa Street’s Great Streets Bike Lane Disaster (KCET)
  • Architecture + Design Museum Displaced By Metro Subway Construction (LA Register)
  • Too Many Sad Carnage Articles from the L.A. Times:
    Fatal Chino Hills Crash: Drunk Driver Rear Ends Bicyclist (LAT)
    Fatal North Hollywood Crash: Drunk Driver Hit-and-Run Car vs. Motorcycle Crash (LAT, LAT)
    Fatal Westwood Crash: Head-On Collision on Sunset Blvd (LAT)
    Fatal Rancho Cucamonga Crash: Wrong-Way Driver on 210 Freeway (LAT)
    Santa Paula Reserve Police Officer Suspended for Inane Bike-Hate Video (LAT)
  • Delayed West SFV L.A. River Bike Path to Open Next Month (DN)
  • More on the Metro Sheriffs Audit Report (LA Register)
  • Opinion: Environmental Cost of Carbon Emissions Already High (LAT)
  • Pro-Airport Ballot Measure Confirmed for November (Santa Monica Next)
  • A Look At LB’s Uptown: Bixby Knolls and CA Heights (KCET)
  • Raised Boarding Platforms Rejected for S.F. BRT (SB SF)

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  • Courts Say L.A. Can’t Unfairly Outsource Parking Violation Challenges (LAT)
  • More Cedillo vs. “Microscopic Percentage” Favoring a Safer N. Figueroa (LA Biz)
  • West Hollywood Grapples with Subsidizing Metro Fare Hikes (WeHoVille)
  • Metro Sheriffs Audit Finds Serious Issues (ZevWeb)
  • More on Metro Active Transportation Funding Effort (SM Spoke)
  • L.A.’s Fearless Cyclists: Ovarians, CICLE, Riff Raff (Neon Tommy)
  • Carnage: Two Car Crash Kills Cyclist in SFV (Biking in LALAT - Entirely Passive Voice Article)
    LB Car vs. Motorcycle vs. Ped Crash Kills Two (LAT)
  • LongBeachize previews: Bike Drive-In, Bike Garden Tour
  • NYC DOT Billboards Emphasize That “Drivers Choices” Can Kill (SB NYC)
  • Alta Bike Share Supply Issues Mean No Expansion in 2014 (SB USA)
  • Giving Privatized Parking Spaces to Car Share Is Not Privatization (SB SF)

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  • The North Figueroa No-Road-Diet-Until-Safe Saga (LAT)
  • Downtown News Interview Soon-To-Be LADOT General Manager Reynolds
  • Metro Motion Would Create Agency’s Active Transportation Funding Plan (SRTS)
  • Metro Motion Would Study Orange Line Conversion to Rail (The Source)
  • Ped Tunnel and Bridge Construction Underway at SFV Red Line Stations (Curbed)
  • Family of Cyclist Milton Olin Killed by Sheriff Sues County (Biking in L.A., LAT)
  • Editorial: Fix the Highway Trust Fund By Raising Gas Tax (LAT)
  • Carnage: Deadly Car Crash in Canoga Park, 1 Dead, 3 Injured (DN)
  • Mayor Pam O’Connor’s Transportation Record (Santa Monica Next)

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  • Don Shoup on Giving Local Residents Advantages at Parking Meters (SFGate)
  • Culver City Backs Down, Continues Free Bus Rides for Blind, Disabled (Front Page)
  • Two New CicLAvia Routes Announced, Including East L.A. and South L.A. Mileage (Biking in L.A.)
  • Excellent Editorial: Increasing Congestion Is Good For West Hollywood (WeHoVille)
  • New L.A. River Greenway Open in West SFV (KCET)
  • Family To Sue L.A. County For Sheriff Killing Cyclist Milton Olin (Daily News)
  • Meandering Editorial in Support of Federal Highway Bill Funding (CityWatch)
  • Santa Monica To Crack Down on Cyclists This Month (LA Register)
  • Election Season Also Underway in Santa Monica (Santa Monica Next)
  • Long Beach Swears In New Mayor Robert Garcia (KPCC)
  • More Traffic Enforcement Needed As More Cyclists Ride (WaPo)
  • A Look At Bicyclist Crash Data Reporting (SB Chicago)
  • Jarrett Walker on Predicting Traffic: More Denial Than Projection (Human Transit)
  • Metro’s Blue Line Turns 24 – Watch Vintage Cartoon-Owl Safety Vids (CityLab)

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