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  • L.A.’s Crumbling Infrastructure (NYT)
  • Carnage: Don’t Stand on a Freeway Shoulder, 1 Killed, 4 Injured on 5 Freeway in Castaic (LAT)
    Jogger Critically Injured on PCH in Malibu, Sheriffs Mis-Identify Nonexistent Bike Lane (Malibu Times)
  • Amended Uber, Lyft Insurance Bill A.B. 2293 Passes Legislature (LAT
  • Sad Empty SFV L.A. River Bike Path Photos (LA Register, The Source)
    What We Saw on the LAR Path at Last Week’s Opening: Riders Enjoying It (Post-Periodical)
  • Metrolink Ridership Generally Down, Other Than OC Line (Lets Go LA)
  • Basics of Navigating L.A. With No Car (Conde Nast Traveler)
  • Cracking Down on Restaurant Trash Thieves Scavenging Oil for Bio-Diesel (LA Register)
  • Express Park A Success – Revenue Up, Average Price Down (Downtown News)
  • The Problems With Putting Rail in Freeway Medians (Pedestrian Observations)
  • First Big Blue Bus Stops To Show Real Time Arrival Info (Santa Monica Next)
  • Americans Don’t Walk Much These Days (HuffPo)
  • An Uptick in Overall Vehicle Miles Traveled Nationwide (Planetizen)
    Doesn’t Mean Much When Measured Per-Capita (Better Institutions)

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SBLA will be publishing lightly today due to lack of dedicated readership on Fridays before three-day weekends. See you on the sidewalks!

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  • No Charges for Distracted Sheriff Who Killed Milt Olin with His Car (Daily News)
  • Kind of Takes the Wind Out of the “Give Me 3″ Sails, But PR Campaign Moves On (ZevWeb)
  • Insurance Company Study Says L.A.’s Roads Getting More Dangerous (Curbed)
  • Man Who Sexually Assaulted Woman on Purple Line Pleads Guilty (Register)
  • Different Levels of Excitement from OC Cities Towards State Bike Grants (Voice of OC)
  • Metro Releases Study for Gold Line Extension from East L.A. to Whittier (Boyle Heights Beat)
  • SaMo Will Change Unpopular New Bus Stops, But Won’t Bring Back Benches (Patch, SMDP)
  • Santa Monica Next Turns 1 (SaMo Next)
  • Long Beach Will Modernize Parking Meters (LBP)
  • Lancaster Mulls Closing Metrolink Station to “Stop Poaching of Homeless Services” (AVT)

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  • The Urban Oil Fields of Los Angeles (The Atlantic)
  • Cap-and-Trade Survives Oil Companies’ Attack (CA HSR Blog)
  • How L.A. Doesn’t Quite Repair Its Broken Sidewalks (LA Register)
  • General Motors Does Private Bike Share for Detroit-Area-Tech-Ctr Employees (LAT)
  • Overflow Crowds Call for San Gabriel Mountains National Monument (KPCC)
  • Burbank’s Burbank-Chandler Bike Path Going Strong at 10 Years (Burbank Leader)
  • Big Blue Bus Benches That “Encouraged Loitering” Not Coming Back (SMDP)
  • Report: L.A. Solar Energy Potential Is Huge (EDF)
  • Analogizing White Privilege to Driver Privilege (A Little More Sauce)

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  • Express Park a Success Downtown, Next to Westwood and Hollywood (KCET)
  • Atwater Village NC Still Wants 4 Car Lanes on Glendale-Hyperion Bridge (Eastsider)
  • Runyon Canyon Disabled Parking Placard Scofflaws Caught on Camera (NBC)
  • Frogtown Folks Concern Over Small Structural Failure on New Riverside-Figueroa Bridge (EV Neighbrhd Watch)
  • Chinatown Pedestrians and Cyclists Face Challenges (KCET)
  • Inglewood VFW Wins Eminent Domain Lawsuit vs. Metro Crenshaw Line (Daily Breeze)
  • How Subways and Earthquakes Do Not Mix (Breitbart)
  • DJ Waldie on Los Angeles’ Park Poor Neighborhoods (KCET)
  • Uber and Lyft Opposing CA’s AB2293 Requiring Insurance (LAT)
  • Santa Monica Next, League of Women Voters, SBLA host Candidates Forum 22 September
  • 101 Freeway Protected Bikeway Between Santa Barbara and Ventura Opening Soon (KEYT)
  • Full Emmy Awards Transportation Coverage – Coming To SBLA Shortly!

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  • Supervisor Antonovich Pushing HSR Tunnel to Avoid Community Impacts (LAT)
  • Foothill Gold Line Extension Getting Overhead Wires Installed (The Source)
  • Ombudsman Responds to Segment Threatening Cyclists (NPR)
  • Demonstrators March for Crosswalk Safety After Ped Killed (WeHoVille)
  • Eastside Goldline Extension 2 EIR Released (The Source)
  • Brownfields Threaten South L.A. Health (KCET)
  • Operation Firefly Makes Cyclists Visible at Night (Glendale News Press)
  • Comparing Potential Capacity Train vs. Bus vs. Car (Let’s Go L.A.)
  • Forget the Limo, Bike to the Emmys (KPCC)
  • Looking into the Walkable Future of Downtown Santa Monica (Santa Monica Next)
  • How Artesia Became Little India (KCET)
  • 15-Foot-Tall Parking Restriction Signs in Culver City (Curbed)
  • San Francisco’s Missing Crosswalks (SB SF)
  • Portland’s Disabled Parking Reforms Working Well (Oregonian)

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  • CA Approves Active Transportation Program Bike/Walk Funding Grants (SRTS)
    Including Glendale Pedestrian and Safe Routes to School Plan (Walk Bike Glendale)
  • Editorial: Welcoming the End of Zero-Tolerance at LAUSD (LAT)
  • Previewing the March 2015 San Fernando Valley CicLAvia (ZevWeb)
  • Profile of Metro’s Local Hire Pipeline for Crenshaw Construction (LA Register)
  • Mapping Communities Helps Build Better Neighborhoods (KCET)
  • Atwater Chamber of Commerce Says Road Diet Would Make Bridge “Less Safe” (AVCoC)
  • Fix L.A. Campaigners Issue Fake Parking Tickets to Publicize Cause (LAT)
  • More on L.A. Sidewalk Repair Day (LA Register)
  • Carnage: San Diego Crash Kills Three, Injures Five (LAT)
  • SF Converting Garages Into Cafes (SB SF)
  • How NYC Bike Law Enforcement Could Work for Actual Safety Outcomes (SB NYC)
  • Obituary: Deborah Sussman – Designed Look of Big Blue Bus, CC Transit, ’84 Olympics, Grand Park, and more (Curbed, KCRW, AIGA LA)

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  • Is CicLAvia Worsening Eastside Gentrification – A Hipster Invasion? (KPCC)
  • LAUSD Decriminalizing Minor Offenses!! (LAT)
  • 4 Long Beach Blue Line Stations Closing 30 Days For Construction (LongBeachize)
  • Beverly Hills OKs Early Purple Line Subway Construction (The Source)
  • Urban Scrawl Sympathizes With DTLA Peds Vs. Construction (Downtown News Tumblr)
  • Capping the 101 Freeway Through Hollywood To Build A Park (LA Register)
  • Judge Dismisses Case Against Pro-Airport Santa Monica Ballot Measure (LAT)
  • L.A.River Revitalization News:
    Frogtown Does Not Want To Be L.A.’s Hot New In-Neighborhood (LA Weekly)
    Studio City Golf and Tennis Site Housing Development EIR Released (KCET)
    City Seeks Comments on Purchase of Key 41-Acre Cypress Park Taylor Yard Site!! (LARiver.org)
  • Planned Adaptive Reuse of Iconic DTLB 1924 Building (LongBeachize)
  • Boy on a Bike Visits And Bikes Portland
  • Chicago Implementing “Walk to Transit” Quick Fixes Programs (SB Chicago)
  • Whack NYC Bike Citation Enforcement is Disproportionate, Illegal, Unfair (SB NYC)
  • Bike Lane Lunacy Hurts Vancouver Business – Not! (Price Tags)

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  • KPCC Interviews LADOT DTLA Ped & Parklet Prestidigitator Valerie Watson
  • Just Density Without Intensity? Warner Center Plan (LAT)
  • 405 Freeway Toll Lane Politicking In Costa Mesa (LAT)
  • Rapper Gives Metro, Expo Line Thumbs Up (LA Weekly)
  • More on Port’s Electric Truck Catenary Pilot (LA Register)
  • LongBeachize Profiles Mom-and-Pop West River Cycles Shop
  • Kidical Mass, Tour da Arts, and Big Blue Bus Changes (Santa Monica Next)
  • Proliferation of “Not A Bike Rack” Stickers (SB Chicago)
  • Phasing Out NYC’s Surface Parking In Favor Of Housing (SB NYC)
  • Some Thought-Provoking Reads Out Of Portland, Oregon:
    Elly Blue On How To Bike While Rich (Bicycling) and Upper Class Bike Culture (TTL)
    Portland’s “Jazzy” New Rail-Bike-Ped Bridge Under Construction (CityLab)
    How Can You Blog About Bikes During #Ferguson? (Rebel Metropolis)

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  • Metro Seeks Input for Bike Share Stations: Pasadena, DTLA, SM-Venice (The Source)
  • Carnage: SUV Crashes Into SFV Pizza Restaurant, Injures 10 (KPCC)
  • Don Shoup Editorial: City Should Require Sidewalk Repair at Point-of-Sale (LAT)
    No Easy Answers At L.A.’s Sidewalk Repair Hearing (KPCCLAT)
  • South Bay Car2Go Car Share Blamed For Making Curb Parking More Difficult (LA Register)
  • Mariachi-Themed 5K Ignites Boyle Heights Ire (LAT)
  • HSR Meetings Draw Rail Critics and Fan, Last Mtg Tonight Union Station (LA Register)
    Critique of Anti-HSR Lawsuits (CA HSR Blog)
  • Editorial: End Civil Compromise Wrist Slaps for Hit-and-Run Crimes, Pass A.B. 2673 (LAT)
  • Ambitious Expanded Emerald Necklace Vision of Parks and Paths for So. Cal (Next City)
  • Fun Clever Basic Bicycling Video Aimed at Newbie Commuters (Grist FB)
  • For Tourists: Worlds Best Bicycling Cities (CNN)

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