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Today’s Headlines

  • Krista Carlson Nails the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge Safety Project (KCET)
  • Carnage: In Duarte, 210 Freeway Wrong-Way Driver Injures Four (LA Register)
  • Downtown Long Beach Blue Line Stations Closed for Construction (The Source)
  • Columnist Complains About Metro (LA Register)
  • Will the Feds Do Something About L.A.’s Helicopter Noise? (KPCC)
  • Renderings of Union Station’s Future (Downtown News)
  • Poll: OC Voters Oppose San Onofre Toll Road (LAT)
  • Chicago Transit Agency’s Elevators “Number One” Challenge? (SB Chicago)
  • What One Fatal NYC Bike-Ped Crash Says About:
    Bicyclists’ Responsibilities (CityLab)
    Crash Fatality Double Standards (SB NYC)
    Strava Ap’s Contribution To Irresponsible Urban Biker Behavior (Bike Snob)
    (Just Don’t Say Anything to This Sacramento Bee Columnist)
  • Transit Investments Rarely If Ever Relieve Car Congestion (Urban Kchoze via Direct Transfer)

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  • Interviews From A Park(ing) Space:
    SBLA’s Damien Newton interviews SM Planning Commissioner Phil Brock
    and L.A. City Councilmember Jose Huizar’s Planning Deputy
  • LA Register Reporter, Poetically Named America Hernandez, Gets Around Without a Car
  • Gov Signs Protected Bikeway & Local Path Funding Bills (LATSBCA coverage shortly, too!)
  • West Hollywood Weighs Speed vs. Pedestrian Safety (LAT)
  • Details/Map of the 788: New Metro Bus SFV-405-Westwood (The Source)
  • LAT Opinion: Naming Metro Stations After Zev and Molina Is Tongue Twister Madness
  • Glendora’s Foothill Gold Line Extension Housing Construction Boom (LA Register)
  • What New Immigrant Drivers Licenses Will Look Like (KPCC)
  • Conservative OC Cities Opposing Toll Lanes Plan for 405 Freeway (OC Register)
  • Is Sitting Really the New Smoking? (KPCC)
  • Chinese Introduce Sidewalk Lanes for Texting Pedestrians (Guardian)

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Today’s Headlines

  • HAPPY PARK(ING) DAY – Tune in to SBLA coverage!
  • Metro Removing Offensive “Scary Bitch” TV Show Ads (LAT)
  • New SFV-Westside 405 Freeway Express Bus Service Coming  (ZevWeb)
  • Expo Line Phase 2 Is 70% Done, Testing Starts Early 2015 (Curbed)
  • Man Walking on Rail Tracks Closes Green Line and 105 Freeway (KPCC)
  • LA Looks To Ease Taxi Regulations (LAT)
  • Cyclist Rides on 110 Freeway in Downtown L.A. (Eastsider)
  • 4th Street Mini-Park Getting a Welcome Makeover (LongBeachIze)
  • Public Safety Unions Make Santa Monica Endorsements (Santa Monica Next)
  • Debunking Media Hype About Bike Lanes Delaying Drivers (SB NYC)
  • NYC Bike Commuting Doubled Since 2009 (SB NYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Which Way L.A.? Talks About the New 3-Foot Passing Law
  • Governor Brown Signs Insurance Requirements Bill Targeted to Uber, Lyft (KPCC)
  • New Draft Mobility Plan 2B Released November 6, Hearing Nov 20 (LA2B)
  • August Gunfire Incident Forced 110 Fwy Traffic To Express Lanes, Bogus Tolls Ensued (LAT)
  • Giant DTLA Waterslide Not So Bad During Drought (CityLab)
  • Talking About Big Blue Bus’ New Bus Stops (Santa Monica Next)
  • L.A. Air Cleaner Compared To Chinese Cities (Citiscope)
  • Monkey Parking Ap Coming to Santa Monica (LA Weekly)
  • Riverside To Start Bike Share Program (Press Enterprise)
  • SFMTA Ads Target Driver Encroachment on Ped Right-of-Way (SB SF)
  • NYC Cyclists Suing DMV Over Unfair Ticket Practices (SB NYC)
  • NYC Community Boards (like LA Neighborhood Councils) Regressive on Transpo (SB NYC)

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  • Palmdale Metro Rail Car Manufacturing Plant Draws Union Ire (Antelope Valley Press)
  • Supervisorial Candidates Debate Includes Transportation Issues (KPCC)
  • City of San Gabriel Approves Regional SGV Bike Plan, 4 Add’l Approvals Pending (SGV BMP)
  • Tree Removal for Coldwater Cyn Private School Parking Structure Draws Enviro Ire (LA Register)
  • Focus on Westside Rail Stations as Tourist Gateways (CityWatch)
  • Fascinating Photo Tour of South El Monte Urban Trees (KCET)
  • Hermosa Beach Starting 3-Month Lunchtime Free Parking Trial (Beach Reporter)
  • Transportation Innovation Along the L.A. River During Frogtown Art Walk (KCET)
  • Tech Scene Looks To Define Santa Monica’s Future (Santa Monica Next)
  • The Bold Italic Cleverly Visualizes 3-Foot Passing Law: 3 Foot-Long Subway Sandwiches, etc.
  • Bikes on Bikes on Bikes on Market Street (SB SF)
  • 1966 Animated Classic ‘What On Earth’ Nails Earth’s Car Culture (YouTube via Price Tags)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 3-Foot Passing Law Goes Into Effect Today (LAT)
    Police Armed with 3-Foot Tape Measures Video (Azusa PD Facebook)
    3-Foot Law Will Pose Some Challenges for Drivers (KPCC Airtalk)
    How Can the 3-Foot Passing Law Be Controversial? (Red Queen in L.A.)
    Watch and Share This Nathan Lucero 3-Foot video (YouTube)
  • Jane Jacobs Still Inspires Boy on a Bike
  • Metro Fares Went Up, Mostly Smoothly (LAT)
  • Santa Barbara (16), Pasadena (21), Ventura (23) Among Top 100 Livable US Cities (KPCC)
  • The Space of Our Time Traffic Documentary Trailer Features SBLA’s Damien Newton (Vimeo)
  • Strong Towns Curbside Chat Trailer Looks Great (Vimeo)
  • Supervisor Pushes For NACTO Guidelines To Be SF City Policy (SB SF)
  • Driving Stinks (SB NYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • New Metro Fare Hike in Effect Today (LAT)
  • More on TIGER Grants for Metro’s Rosa Parks and Little Tokyo Stations (The Source, KPCC, LAT)
  • 3-Foot Law Opinion: Bikes Are A Good Hobby, Not Transportation (The Sun)
  • In Highland Park, Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Pedestrian (Eastsider)
  • In NoHo, Metrolink Train Kills Pedestrian (LAT)
  • KCET profiles Ben Caldwell, the Father of South L.A.’s Leimert Park
  • Top 5 L.A. Subway Stations (L.A. Post-Examiner)
  • Topsy Turvy World of SM’s Anti-Growth-ers vs. Bergamot Station Development (Santa Monica Next)
  • SF BART Building Oversize Station Parking Structures (SB SF)
  • Chicago Transit-Oriented Development Navigating Reduced Parking Requirements (SB Chicago)
  • Psychological Benefits of Active Transportation (City Lab)

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  • Metro Fare Hike In Effect on Monday (The Source)
  • Councilmember Buscaino Rides the Famous Wilmington Bike Lanes (CD15 Youtube)
  • D.A. Lacey Responds to LACBC on Olin Case, Summary: Nope (LACBC)
  • Mayor Garcetti’s Great Streets Is on Tumblr
  • Scary Ignorant CHP Officer Pulls Over Fast-Descending Cyclist (Biking in L.A.)
  • Fed TIGER Grants Announced: 2 To Improve Bike/Walk to Metro Rail (LA Register)
  • Downtown Housing’s Growth Indicates Weaknesses Elsewhere (Let’s Go L.A.)
  • TRIP Study Estimates Bad Roads Cost L.A. Drivers $2500 Per Year (LA Register, Curbed)
  • How Single-Speed Bike Boom Is Expanding Cycling Population (SB Chicago)
  • Presidio Freeway Project Marketing Irks SB SF
  • SF Disabled Placard Parking Scofflaws Get Their Due (CBS)
  • What Is a Road Diet and Why Are They So Wonderful (City Lab)

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  • Remember That Any News Is Good News Dept: Irritating Coverage of 3-Foot Passing Law
    Law “Raises Questions” (No Actual Questions Included in Published Article) (OC Register)
    “Drivers, Get Out Your Yardsticks” (KPCC)
    Those Cyclists Have Everything, Now They’re Getting More (ABC7)
    Readers Should Appreciate sensible LA Times Editorial and Post-Periodical Article
    Though LAT Letter Writers Call For Bike Licensing, No Riding on Sidewalks
  • Cm Alarcon Staffer to Stand Trial for Striking/Killing Pedestrian (Daily News)
  • Monrovia Breaks Ground on Gold Line Transit Village TOD (The Source)
  • The Future of Bergamot Station (Santa Monica Next)
  • Truck Slams into Silver Lake Drug Store (Eastsider)
  • Feds Approve $10M For $258 Project Retooling 57 and 60 Freeways Interchange (LAT)
  • Editorial: Limit Parking to Limit Driving (Planetizen)
  • Legal Round Table Discusses CEQA LOS VMT Changes (CA Lawyer)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SoCal Looking at Cap and Trade Funds to Boost Transportation Programs (Daily News)
  • WeHo City Council Wants Stop Lights to Make Crosswalks Safer (WeHoVille)
  • Region-Wide Solutions Needed for Harbor Traffic Snarls (Random Lengths)
  • After Sitting in Traffic, Congressmen Rush to Create More of It (Register)
  • Union Station Leads the Way on Most Popular Bike Share Suggestions (The Source)
  • Plaza At Santa Monica Development Draws Drama (Santa Monica Next)
  • Walk Long Beach Organization Hosts Wednesday Walks Series (Longbeachize)
  • Does It Seem Like There’s a Lot of New Housing in DTLA? It Should. (Curbed)
  • It Could Be Jail for Former Transportation Committee Member Alarcon (LAT)
  • SaMo Studying Happiness, Well-Being (Register)

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