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  • Protestors Urge Councilmember Price To Add Bike Lanes To Central Ave (MyNewsLA)
  • CiclaValley Urges Readers To Write In Support Of L.A.’s Mobility Plan
  • Ten Ways To Lure Angelenos On To Transit (LA Weekly)
  • Metro Explains Its New Paid Station Parking Plan (The Source)
  • Purple Line Subway Construction To Close Wilshire For 22 Weekends (KPCC)
  • Transit Investment Is For the Long Term (Pasadena Star News)
  • L.A. City Council Passes Plan To Curb Homelessness (KPCC)
  • L.A. City Council Could Approve Zoning For Disputed Hollywood Target Store (LAT)
  • L.A. vs. S.F.: L.A. People Are Lousy Collaborators (CP&DR)
  • S.F. Plans To Replace Level Of Service With Vehicle Miles Traveled (SF Planning)

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  • L.A. Magazine Previews Metro’s Plan For All-Paid Parking At Nine Stations
    Curbed Recaps Metro Parking Plan Too
  • Pasadena Gets Ready For Parklets, Fewer Cars On Colorado (Pasadena Star News)
  • Westside Residents Frustrated Over Traffic On Sunset Blvd (KPCC)
  • KPCC Reviews Metro’s Newest Green-Building Bus Yard
  • How To Make Echo Park More Pedestrian Friendly (Eastsider)
  • What Makes California Gas Cost What It Does (Pasadena Star News)
  • How Obama’s Transportation Plan Fosters Health (UCLA CHA)
  • Seattle Joins L.A., L.B. In U.S. Top Ten Most Population Dense Cities (Price Tags)

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  • Metro’s ExpressLanes Are Slowing Down (SGV Tribune)
  • Two Dead As Car Crashes Into Unoccupied Boyle Heights Home (EastsiderLAT)
  • Metro Bus Drivers Object To Lines 190 And 194 Going To Foothill Transit (SGV Tribune)
  • Downey Planning To Host “Ride & Stride” Open Streets Event (Downey Patriot)
  • 6th Street Bridge Dismantling Underway, Freeway Closure Ends Early (Daily News)
  • Inglewood Stadium Success Depends On Surroundings (LAT)
  • New High-Rise Planned Across From Wilshire/Normandie Purple Line Station (Urbanize)
  • Expanding Metro Rail Makes For A Happier City (LAT)
  • Cyclist Gets Due In Court Against Motorist Right Hook (Biking in L.A.)
  • CA High-Speed Rail Faces Delays, Court Challenges (KPCC)
  • Long Beach Converts Tiny Alleys To Walk Streets (Press Telegram)
  • Plenty Of Immigrants Now Driving With Licenses In CA (LAT)
  • KPCC Wants To Know How Your Commute Affects Your Love Life
  • Super Bowl Blocks Bike Path And Bike Parking (SBSF)

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  • Judge Sides With Beverly Hills Against Metro Subway, Orders Remedy (BH Courier)
  • Port Of L.A. Needs To Reduce Pollution, Not Waive Requirements (LAT)
  • More On Dipping Metro Ridership
    …USC Transport Faculty Respond (Lisa Schweitzer)
    Healthy City Local Responds, And Looks At Times Letters
    …Beverly Hills Mirisch Urges Metro Focus On Automated Shuttles (CityWatch)
  • Renderings For NoHo “Micropolitan” TOD (Urbanize)
  • Garcetti Promotes 101 Freeway Closure “Slow Jam” (KPCC)
  • Hyperloop – Don’t Believe the Hype (SBSF)
  • Exide vs. Aliso Canyon – Why Some Disasters Get More Attention (KPCC)

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  • Metro Selects City of Duarte For Gold Line Opening Celebration (SGV Tribune)
  • WiFi Coming To Subway Trains And Commuter Express Buses (KPCC)
  • Photos Of Regional Connector Construction Progress (The Source)
  • CiclaValley Previews Tonight’s Valley Transit Forum
  • A Farewell To the Sixth Street Bridge (CityLab)
    …Construction Closing the 101 Freeway In DTLA This Weekend (KPCC)
  • A Map Of All Of L.A. County Planned Unfunded Rail Lines (Move L.A.)
  • More On Efforts To Hold Port To Air Pollution Promises (LAT)
  • Bob Inman’s Love Letter To Walking L.A. (L.A. Walks)
  • Put Affordable Housing Where Land Is Cheap, Not Venice (LAT Opinion)
  • L.A. County Has Highest Ped Deaths Nationally (LA Weekly) (um, denominator?)
  • Fostering Cyclist and Pedestrian Safety In Santa Ana (Alta Planning)
  • Cities Using Parking Prices To Ease Congestion, Pollution (Pew Charitable Trust)
  • Car-Bike-Transit Race Results – Who Won? (KPCC)

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  • Organizations Call For More Bike, Walk, Transit in Regional Plan (SRTS)
  • Upcoming Metro Bus Service Reorganization Hearings (The Source)
  • CA Planning & Development Report Examines No Growth Initiative
  • For the Olympics, Invest In L.A. Transit (Daily Bruin)
  • L.A. Is A Great Place For Bike-Share (LAist)
  • A Race To Decide If Car Is Still King In L.A. (KPCC)
  • Toyota Financing Discriminated Against Black and Asian Customers (LAT)
  • Special Kinda Embarrassing Headlines Section:
    Metrolink Strikes Covina Pedestrian, Is Santa Monica Next? (SM Mirror)
    Beverly Hills David-and-Goliath Preliminary Subway Ruling (BH Courier)
    Hit-and-Run Driver Charged For “Accident” Killing 4-Year-Old (LA County District Attorney)
  • California Gas Tax Is Evaporating (LAT)
  • Japan Reduced National Traffic Fatalities From 9000 to 4000 Over 15 Years (Systemic Failure)

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  • Metro Foothill Gold Line Extension Begins Pre-Revenue Testing (The Source)
  • Fewer Buses On the Road Today Source Of Metro Ridership Dip (Transit Center)
  • Crenshaw/LAX Tunnel Boring Machine “Harriet” Begins Work (Press-Telegram, The Source, KPCC)
  • Homeboy Industries Father Boyle Withdraws Support For Housing Moratorium Initiative (LAT)
  • Mixed-Use Development Planned Near Heritage Square Gold Line Station (Urbanize)
  • Triple Whammy Of Freeway Closures Coming Soon (KPCC)
  • Port Of L.A. Fails On Pollution Reduction Mandates (LAT)
  • The Disaster That Is Metrolink (Systemic Failure)
  • Uber Looks To Use Mobile Tech To Curb Unsafe Driving (SBSF)
  • Caltrans ATP (Active Transportation Program) Accepting Applications For Bike/Ped Projects (SRTS)

Extra Calendar Items Missed On the SBLA Weekly Calendar:

  • Wed 2/3, Thur 2/4, and Sat 2/6 – Hearings on Metro’s Strategic Bus Network Plan in Van Nuys, Carson, and DTLA respectively. Additional hearings through February 11. Details at Metro website.
  • Wed 2/3 – Pasadena Department of Transportation hosts a community meeting on the proposed Roseways (low stress streets) bike network. The meeting is at 6 p.m. at PBWS Architects at 234 East Colorado Boulevard, Suite 700 in Pasadena. Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition meeting follows afterward. Details at Facebook event.

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  • Metro’s Phil Washington Urges Long View Of Metro Ridership (KPCC)
    …What the L.A. Times Missed In Their Ridership Story (LAist)
    …No, Not All Metro Riders Really Want A Car Commute (CityLab)
    …Round-Up Of This Month’s Metro Board Meeting (The Source)
  • The Sky Is Falling – “Carmageddons East And West” (LAT)
  • Metro Bike-Share Doesn’t Go Far Enough (LAT)
  • Councilmember Bonin Champions Affordable Housing At Shuttered Venice Metro Yard (Argonaut)
  • Drivers Don’t Respect North Figueroa Crosswalks (Hoff the Beaten Path)
  • Where the Heaviest Car Traffic Is In West Hollywood (WeHoVille)
  • Urbanize L.A. Previews Inglewood’s Shiny Stadium Plans
  • Homeboy Industries Founder Backs NIMBY Ballot Initiative (LAT)
  • Let’s Go L.A. Looks At County Size
  • Public Input Mixed On Self-Driving Car Regulations (KPCC)

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