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Today’s Headlines

  • A Heady Discussion on the Future of Trains in L.A. with Damien, Juan, Maddie, Gerard (Zocalo)
  • Just Fixing the Asphalt on L.A. County’s Worst Roads Would Cost $19 Billion (My News L.A.)
  • Historic Lankershim Depot Gets Major Refurbishing (The Source)
  • Metro, Caltrans Don’t Have Best Reputation on Telling You About 405 Closures (LAT)
  • Frustration Growing with Metrolink in O.C., Change “Imminent” (Voice of OC)
  • Photos from “Invisible Cities” at Union Station (The Source)
  • Grand Park’s Dia De Los Muertos Highlights Social Concerns, Including Ped. Deaths (Daily News)
  • SCAG Boss Talks Highway Congestion Relief for a Southern L.A. County Bottleneck (Press-Telegram)
  • Maybe if We’re Really Lucky, WE Can Help Pay for a New Football Stadium (LAT)
  • Really? It Might Rain Tonight? Good One, God. (LAT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It Could Be Worse, A Lot of Terrible Freeway Ideas Stayed on the Drawing Board (LAT)
  • Monday: Zocalo Asks, Are Trains the Future of L.A.? (The Source)
  • WeHo Road Safety PSA Might Be Catchy, But What’s With Not Blaming That Texting Driver? (LAist)
  • A Look at the Architects Who Are Planning Union Station (Archinet)
  • High Speed Rail Is Not an Issue in This Race (CAHSR Blog)
  • Garcetti: There’s a Link Between Housing Shortage and Minimum Wage (LAT)
  • In Uber v. L.A. Weekly, I Side with L.A. Weekly. Really.

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Today’s Headlines

  • High Speed Rail Not an Issue in Governor’s Race (LAT)
  • LAPD Seek Couple in Hit and Run (LAT)
  • LASD Seek Help Finding Hit and Run Killer in Palmdale (Daily News)
  • City Spends $9.5 Million on Temporary Parking Signs (Curbed)
  • Vancouver Cyclists Find Biking in L.A. to Be Ridiculous for All But the Hardcore (Price Tags)
  • Transportation Planners Give TOD Tour of DTLA to Students (Metrans, USC)
  • The Source Turns 5 (The Source)
  • Mapping L.A.’s Ghost, Zombie and Undead Danger Zones (Curbed)
  • Gas Prices Tumbling in San Fernando Valley (Daily News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • CA National Leader in Bicycle Deaths on the Road (LAT)
  • Police Pull Over Young, Black, Male Cyclist for Riding on Sidewalk. Brutally Beat Him. (LAT)
  • L.A. Metro Area Ranks #3 in Providing Transit Access to Jobs (The Source)
  • But Car Traffic Congestion on the Rise as Economy Improves (LAT)
  • Professors from Other Parts of the Country Wonder About L.A.’s Complete Street Policies (CityWatch)
  • Editorial: L.A. Businesses Should Lobby for Better Transit (Daily News)
  • Monkey Parking App, You Can Sell the Metered Space Your Car Is In (LAT)
  • Bike Share Still Struggling to Reach People of Lesser Means in North America (City Lab)
  • Shocker: Film Industry and Residents Not Getting Along in Historic Core (Curbed)
  • Chivas Out. New Soccer Team, Stadium, Coming to L.A. (Daily Breeze)
  • Finding Art in the Chaos of Graffiti Vandalism (LongBeachize)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Japanese Rail Car Makers May Still Build Factory in Palmdale (LAT)
  • Woman Stabbed In Front of Her Kids Over Parking Space (LAT)
  • Iced Cream Truck Kills Small Child Either Crossing the Street or Riding Next to the Truck (LAT)
  • Building More Roads Leads to More Traffic. Let’s Widen the 405! (Vox)
  • L.A. Uber Drivers Protest Wages, Rights (Neon Tommy)
  • L.A. Gets Google-Style Luxury Bus for Tech Workers (LAT)
  • OMG! Soooo Unfair. Mean LAPD Will Crackdown on DUI’s in K-Town (LA Weekly)
  • SaMo Council Candidate Richard McKinnon Proposes Vision Zero (SaMo Next)
  • First Brad the Turtle, Now the SaMo Airport Will Save us from Aliens. Our Tumblr Is Getting Hot (Curbed)
  • Pledge to #VoteLocal on November 4, Santa Monica (Facebook)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Ice Cream Truck Strikes and Kills 7-Year Old Cyclist in South L.A. (LAT)
  • Bus Benches Tracking Cell Phone User Locations (BuzzfeedCurbed)
  • Opinion: L.A. Leaders Should Work for Rail Car Plant Deal (LAT)
  • Beautiful New City Cycling Guide Booklet (LongBeachIze)
  • L.A. Air Quality Worse in 2014 Than 2013 (LAT)
  • Metro Board Meets Today (The Source) (follow on @streetsblogLA Twitter) 
  • Santa Monica Airport Clouds Upcoming Election (Santa Monica Next)
  • Santa Monica Airport Protects Us From Aliens (SBLA Lite)
  • How CicLAvia Events Are Good Cities All Over (CityFix)

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Today’s Headlines

  • How To Get People To Ride Metro? Endless Craters of Free Parking (LAT)
  • Bike the Vote Posts 2014 Ballot Recommendations (BtV Tumblr)
  • More on Kinkisharyo Palmdale Rail Car Manufacturing Plant Shuttering:
    Blame Organized Labor For Killing Jobs 1 (LAT)
    Blame Organized Labor For Killing Jobs 2 (LAT)
    Blame Organized Labor and CEQA For Killing Jobs (KPCC)
  • KCET Interviews Lewis MacAdams Poet Founder of Friends of the LA River
  • Transdev Starts Operations and Maintenance Contract for Foothill Transit (Mass Transit)
  • Tour of California Bike Race Coming to L.A. (Biking In L.A.)
  • Car-Share Comes to S.F. Curb Parking Spaces (SB SF)

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Today’s Headlines

  • LAT Editorial Boarders Think It’s Just All Us Drivers in Here
  • Celebration As Tracks Are Completed For Foothill Gold Line Extension (The Source)
  • LA Bans Monkey-Parking Parking Space Auction Ap (DT News, CBS SF)
  • Carnage: Car Crash Kills 10-Year Old Passenger in Anaheim (KPCC)
    Hit-and-Run Kills NoHo Pedestrian (LAT)
    Drunk Driver Kills Pedestrian on 710 Freeway in Long Beach (LAT)
    Suspected-Drunk Driver Mayor of Murrieta (San Diego County) Crashes Injuring Four (LAT, KPCC)
  • “Long-in-the-Tooth Prius” A Factor in Hybrid Sales Decline (KPCC)
  • New Urbanist Film Fest Announces Line-Up (NUFF)
  • Bloomberg Editorial: Raise the Gas Tax
  • How Cities Are Getting High-Tech To Fight Disabled Placard Abuse Parking (Governing)

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Today’s Headlines

  • CA HSR Wins In Court Again (LAT)
  • Face-Slashing Incident on Metro Bus in Beverly Hills (LAT)
  • Councilmemberss LaBonge and Cedillo as Shakespearean Villains (Flying Pigeon)
  • Susan Logoreci’s Sweet City Art Mosaic For Expo/Sepulveda Station (The Source)
  • Post-Helipad-Rule DTLA Will Be Smarter and Safer (Zocalo)
  • City Council Candidate Nick Boles Is the New Generation (Santa Monica Next)
  • Chicago Parking Fee Increase Not Quite “War On Cars” (SB Chicago)
  • 405 Freeway Shocker: More Lanes Means More Traffic Jams (Grist)
  • Debunking Traffic Congestion Myths (Price Tags)
  • Washington DC To Abolish Many Parking Minimums, AAA Fighting It (WAMU)
  • Did Brad the Turtle Have A Role In This Metro Vid? (The Source)

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