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  • Michael Brown Killing Protestors Shut Down 110 Freeway Near Pico (LAT)
  • Insane Holiday Car Traffic Is A Sign of Good Economy (KPCC)
  • Billions of Dollars Made L.A. Freeways Relatively Earthquake Safe (LAT)
  • A Look At Potential New Transit Projects on Van Nuys Blvd (The Source)
  • CM Cedillo Schedules Safety Meetings (Flying Pigeon)
  • Photos of New Expo Line Sepulveda Station with $Multimillion Parking Structure (Curbed)
  • Cutter Head Arrives for Crenshaw/LAX Line Tunnel Construction (The Source)
  • Santa Monica City Manager Talks Sustainability, Bikes, Inequality, &More (Santa Monica Next)
  • New Anaheim Transit Center Looks Like “Disco Roller Rink” (OC Register)
  • Divvy Bike Share Death Grave Injury: 1 in 3 Million (SB Chicago)
  • What Are the Implications of Peak Car? (Price Tags)

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  • Uh Oh! Metrolink Pulls Plug on Agency Watchdog (LAT)
  • PL8CHAT Ap Could Really Piss Off Distracted Drivers (LAist)
  • Councilmember Buscaino Bikes in China (Twitter)
  • LA Expected To Allow Expanded West Adams Oil Drilling (KPCC)
  • Taking on Man-Spread and Other Transit User Rudeness (LAT)
  • How To Not Walk To the Hollywood Sign (Gizmodo)
  • Culver City Installing Bike Parking Racks (CC Observer)
  • Carnage: Bighorn Sheep Escapes Zoo, But Not Griffith Park Traffic (KPCC)
    Maybe A Wildlife Undercrossing, Like Calabasas’, Would Help (KPCC)
  • Santa Monica PD Stepping Up Bike Infraction Enforcement Now (Santa Monica Next)
  • 12 Ways Bicycling Changed Writer’s Life (We Like L.A.)
  • Electric Bicycles Work For Some Commuters (KPCC)
  • Phoenix AZ Launches Bike Share System (AZ Central)
  • SF To Add Bus-Priority Signals on Haight (SB SF)
  • NYCPD Literally Tackling Scofflaw Cyclists (SBNYC)
  • Early L.A. Traffic Officers’ Backs Faced Oncoming Cars (LAT)

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Short holiday week – see calendar for events (no “This Week” post.)
We’ll be publishing lightly Wednesday.

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Plan ahead: Streetsblog will be undergoing routine maintenance this evening at 11 p.m. pacific time and will be temporarily inaccessible.

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Eyes on the Street: visualizing . See GIS Day Link first below.

Eyes on the Street: Anne Brown, Chelsea Richer, and Hyeran Lee visualize rent increases, temperature changes, and bicycle collisions, respectively. Click for higher resolution – via GIS Day link first below.

  • Celebrate GIS Day Data-Mapping Contest Winners (UCLA Lewis Ctr)
  • Editorial: So Cal Really Needs To Invest in Mass Transit (Glendale News Press)
  • You Can Live Car-Free In L.A. (Flying Pigeon)
  • Councilmember Bonin To Update In-Lieu Parking Fees for Venice (CD11)
  • More Toll Lanes Might Come to L.A. Freeways (LA Weekly)
    Express Lane Scofflaws Do Get Ticketed (LAT)
  • Retooling DTLA’s Car-Centric Music Center for Pedestrian Orientation (LAT)
  • Retooling LA’s Complicated Parking Signs (LA Weekly)
  • New Metro Bus Line To Connect NoHo, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena (Burbank Leader)
  • Please Don’t Commit Suicide on Metro’s Rail Tracks (The Source)
  • Uber’s Damage Control Saga (LAT1, LAT2Yahoo)
  • New Grand Park Playground Opening #streetsr4families (DT News)
  • Plannerspeak: Will “Complete Community” Replace “Smart Growth”? (UT San Diego)
  • San Jose New Development Fee for Affordable Housing, Lawsuits Expected (SV Biz Journal)
  • SF To Extend Car-Free Stretches of Market Street (SB SF)

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  • Santa Monica Wants To Know Where You Want Bike Share Stations (Santa Monica Next)
    SMDP Isn’t Quite Clear on the Whole Bike Share Concept
  • Councilmember Bernard Parks Celebrates 100 Sidewalk Repairs Complete (LAT)
  • OC’s San Clemente Becoming Bike-Friendly (OC Register)
  • NHTSA: Recall Car Airbags That Fire Metal Shrapnel (KPCC)
  • Uber Exec Retaliation Comments Reflect Troubling Corporate Culture (NYT)
  • Remaining Non-Traffic-Choked L.A. Neighborhoods Can’t Hack Waze (Gizmodo)
  • Very Clever Very Sad Visualization of Our Dangerous Streets (Vox)
  • Vision Zero Primer, In Case Your Friends, Family, or Planning Dept Don’t Understand the Term:
    Original Vision Zero Straight Out of Sweden – Watch Vid (Vision Zero Initiative)
    Editorial: L.A. Can Learn From Sweden’s Vision of Zero Traffic Fatalities (LAT)
    Zero Traffic Deaths Will Means No More Press Conferences Like This Tearjerker (SB NYC)
    Zero Traffic Deaths Will Require Targeted Infrastructure Changes (SB SF)
    Editorial: L.A. Needs To Change Way We Think About Safety (SBLA)

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Eyes on the Street, er, Stage: Transportation and Climate Change Panel at yesterday's Decarbonizing California conference, hosted by Climate Resolve. Left to right: Eric Mann, Tim O'Connor, Denny Zane, Nancy Sutley, and Fran Pavley. Photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Eyes on the Street, er, Stage: Transportation and Climate Change Panel at yesterday’s Decarbonizing California conference, hosted by Climate Resolve. Left to right: Eric Mann, Tim O’Connor, Denny Zane, Nancy Sutley, and Fran Pavley. Photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

  • NELA Gentrification Protestors Take To York Blvd (LA Mag)
  • Gold Line Extension Arcadia Transit Center Ready To Go (Crown City)
  • Waze Says Cut-Through Neighborhoods Can’t Hack With False Alerts (LAist)
  • In DTLA, One Killed As Car Overturns On 110 Freeway (Daily News)
  • Metrolink Train Strikes and Kills Man on Track in San Bernardino County (LAT)
  • La Puente Landfill’s Uneasy Conversion to Park (Daily News)
  • “OC’s Union Station” Anaheim Regional Transit Center Opens (Daily Breeze)
  • Congestion Pricing Works On So Cal Highways (SGV Tribune)
  • OC Reconfiguring Carpool Lanes to Continuous Access (LAT)
  • Parcel Taxes A Snag To Unbundling Parking (Planetizen)
  • BRT’s Potential For Silicon Valley (Human Transit)
  • Queens DA “Accidents Happen” Response to Car Killing 3-Yr-Old (SB NYC)

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  • Legacy of Environmental Injustice: Land Use in South L.A. (KCET)
  • Let’s Go L.A. Looks At the Last 3 Months of Metro Ridership
  • New Website on Arroyo Seco Bike Path Access (Dry River)
  • Editorial: Green Cars May Be Not So Green (LAT)
  • $18M Windfall Encourages Express Lane Expansion (CBS LA)
  • Bicycling Into Glendale’s Future (KCET)
  • Study Shows Declining Pollution Around MetroLink Central Yard (LAT)
  • Highlights of NYC’s Vision Zero Symposium (SB NYC)
  • Olympic Cyclist Defends Helmet-Free Urban Bicycling (Outside)
  • Netherlands Cool New Van Gogh Bike Path (Bored Panda)

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  • Shane Phillips Analyses Population Around Metro Stations (Urban One)
  • Alissa Walker Plans for Car-Free #StreetsR4Families Parenting (Medium)
  • More On L.A.’s Plan For Repaving and Parking Lots To Accept Credit (DNCurbed)
  • Carnage: Downtown L.A. Wrong Way Freeway Driver Crashes, Kills 2 (CBS)
    City of Paramount Street Racing Driver Crashes, Kills 1 (LAT)
    Riverside Drugged Driver Kills Pedestrian in Crosswalk (LAT)
  • Santa Monica Council Unanimously Approves Bike Share (Santa Monica Next)
  • Walnut City Council Opposes Mt. SAC Parking Structure (Pasadena Star News)
  • Bicyclist Busts 9 ‘War on Cars’ Myths (Wired)
  • Tom Explores the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge Demolition (Curbed)
  • Study: SF Car Traffic Is Declining (SB SF)
  • Double-Buffer Bike Lanes on Chicago’s North Elston (SB NYC)
  • A Look At the First Year of NYC Vision Zero (SB NYC)

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  • Let’s Go L.A. Maps L.A.’s Growth Grids
  • Metro Rail Construction Full Speed Ahead:
    Expo Line Joins Phase 1 and 2 Tracks (The Source)
    Crenshaw/LAX Line Digs (The Source)
    Foothill Gold Line Dedicates Arcadia Station Plaza (The Source)
  • Worst Car Traffic Is Thursday Night (LAT)
  • Carnage: Ped Killed on 101 Freeway in Silver Lake (LAT)
  • Santa Monica Moves Forward With Bike Share (Biking In L.A.)
  • How Streetcars Still Shape L.A. (City Metric)
  • More on Long Beach’s Civic Center Re-Do (LongBeachIze)

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