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Eyes on the Street, er, screen. Posted with the caption "How you know LA has a traffic safety problem..." on Facebook

Eyes on the Street, er, paper, er, screen: L.A. Times L.A. Now website capture posted to Facebook on Sunday July 20 by LACBC Planning and Policy Director Eric Bruins. Four of the eight most recent articles are about car crashes; another is about a police offer posting a video encouraging drivers to “run over” bicyclists. Eric Bruins’ caption “How you know LA has a traffic safety problem…” Image via Eric Bruins’ Facebook

  • North Figueroa Street’s Great Streets Bike Lane Disaster (KCET)
  • Architecture + Design Museum Displaced By Metro Subway Construction (LA Register)
  • Too Many Sad Carnage Articles from the L.A. Times:
    Fatal Chino Hills Crash: Drunk Driver Rear Ends Bicyclist (LAT)
    Fatal North Hollywood Crash: Drunk Driver Hit-and-Run Car vs. Motorcycle Crash (LAT, LAT)
    Fatal Westwood Crash: Head-On Collision on Sunset Blvd (LAT)
    Fatal Rancho Cucamonga Crash: Wrong-Way Driver on 210 Freeway (LAT)
    Santa Paula Reserve Police Officer Suspended for Inane Bike-Hate Video (LAT)
  • Delayed West SFV L.A. River Bike Path to Open Next Month (DN)
  • More on the Metro Sheriffs Audit Report (LA Register)
  • Opinion: Environmental Cost of Carbon Emissions Already High (LAT)
  • Pro-Airport Ballot Measure Confirmed for November (Santa Monica Next)
  • A Look At LB’s Uptown: Bixby Knolls and CA Heights (KCET)
  • Raised Boarding Platforms Rejected for S.F. BRT (SB SF)

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  • Courts Say L.A. Can’t Unfairly Outsource Parking Violation Challenges (LAT)
  • More Cedillo vs. “Microscopic Percentage” Favoring a Safer N. Figueroa (LA Biz)
  • West Hollywood Grapples with Subsidizing Metro Fare Hikes (WeHoVille)
  • Metro Sheriffs Audit Finds Serious Issues (ZevWeb)
  • More on Metro Active Transportation Funding Effort (SM Spoke)
  • L.A.’s Fearless Cyclists: Ovarians, CICLE, Riff Raff (Neon Tommy)
  • Carnage: Two Car Crash Kills Cyclist in SFV (Biking in LALAT - Entirely Passive Voice Article)
    LB Car vs. Motorcycle vs. Ped Crash Kills Two (LAT)
  • LongBeachize previews: Bike Drive-In, Bike Garden Tour
  • NYC DOT Billboards Emphasize That “Drivers Choices” Can Kill (SB NYC)
  • Alta Bike Share Supply Issues Mean No Expansion in 2014 (SB USA)
  • Giving Privatized Parking Spaces to Car Share Is Not Privatization (SB SF)

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  • The North Figueroa No-Road-Diet-Until-Safe Saga (LAT)
  • Downtown News Interview Soon-To-Be LADOT General Manager Reynolds
  • Metro Motion Would Create Agency’s Active Transportation Funding Plan (SRTS)
  • Metro Motion Would Study Orange Line Conversion to Rail (The Source)
  • Ped Tunnel and Bridge Construction Underway at SFV Red Line Stations (Curbed)
  • Family of Cyclist Milton Olin Killed by Sheriff Sues County (Biking in L.A., LAT)
  • Editorial: Fix the Highway Trust Fund By Raising Gas Tax (LAT)
  • Carnage: Deadly Car Crash in Canoga Park, 1 Dead, 3 Injured (DN)
  • Mayor Pam O’Connor’s Transportation Record (Santa Monica Next)

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  • Don Shoup on Giving Local Residents Advantages at Parking Meters (SFGate)
  • Culver City Backs Down, Continues Free Bus Rides for Blind, Disabled (Front Page)
  • Two New CicLAvia Routes Announced, Including East L.A. and South L.A. Mileage (Biking in L.A.)
  • Excellent Editorial: Increasing Congestion Is Good For West Hollywood (WeHoVille)
  • New L.A. River Greenway Open in West SFV (KCET)
  • Family To Sue L.A. County For Sheriff Killing Cyclist Milton Olin (Daily News)
  • Meandering Editorial in Support of Federal Highway Bill Funding (CityWatch)
  • Santa Monica To Crack Down on Cyclists This Month (LA Register)
  • Election Season Also Underway in Santa Monica (Santa Monica Next)
  • Long Beach Swears In New Mayor Robert Garcia (KPCC)
  • More Traffic Enforcement Needed As More Cyclists Ride (WaPo)
  • A Look At Bicyclist Crash Data Reporting (SB Chicago)
  • Jarrett Walker on Predicting Traffic: More Denial Than Projection (Human Transit)
  • Metro’s Blue Line Turns 24 – Watch Vintage Cartoon-Owl Safety Vids (CityLab)

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Multicultural Community for Mobility – What We Do from MulticultiCommunitiesForMobility on Vimeo.

  • Multicultural Communities For Mobility New What We Do Video (Vimeo - above)
    Don’t Miss MCM’s Hot Summer Launch Party This Saturday (Facebook event)
  • Gold Line Hits Car in Little Tokyo (LAT)
  • Real Rail Really Exists In Los Angeles (Railway Age)
  • DJ Waldie’s Take on Repairing L.A.’s Sidewalks (KCET)
  • Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Committee Wants Green On Sunset Bike Lane (Eastsider)
  • Intrepid Picnickers Already Using Broadway Dress Rehearsal Spaces (Instagram)
  • A Look at the Bicycling Gender Gap (LongBeachize)
  • Santa Monica Inaugurates LAX Flyaway Service (Santa Monica Next, LAT)

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  • Previewing Tomorrow’s Wolfpack DTLA Civic Center Criterium (KCET, LA Weekly)
  • Garcetti Supports Gold Line Extension to Claremont (SGV Tribune)
  • Garcetti Talks Great Streets and Other Basics (Washington Post)
  • Smooth Surfaces Contribute To Urban Heat Island Effects (LAT)
  • Expo Line Construction’s Golden Spike Moment: Phase 1 and 2 Joined (The Source)
  • LACMA, Metro, and Gehry: Possibilities for Skyscraper At Wilshire/Fairfax (LAT)
  • The Saga of Calabasas’ Ghost Bike For Milton Olin (LA Register)
  • Port of LB Gets Its Lush Time-Lapse (LongBeachize)
  • SM to Vote on Affordable Housing This November (SM Next)
  • Getting To Zero Traffic Fatalities: A Vision Zero Primer (Sustainable Cities)
  • DJ Waldie’s Poetic Ode to a Timeless Union Station (The Source)

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  • OC Sheriffs Blame Cyclist Victim in Gatorade Bottle Throw Incident (Biking in L.A., OCRLAT)
  • Expo Line Free Parking Woefully Inadequate for Far-Flung Residents (City Watch)
    But, wait, the Beauty of the Expo Line is That “EVERYONE” Already Rides It (LA Sentinel)
  • Seleta Reynolds Was Busy in San Francisco, Left Unfinished Projects (LAX CarShare)
  • Downtown Santa Monica 5-story Expo Line TOD at Planning Commission Tonight (SM Next)
  • State Repeals San Fernando Valley Rail Prohibition (Curbed)
  • Exide Plant Agrees to Limits on Arsenic Emissions (LAT)
  • Caltrans Selling Some Homes Not Needed To Build 710 Freeway Alternatives (Daily News)
  • Pasadena Adds Buffer To Its New York Drive Bike Lanes (Boy on a Bike)
  • How to Make LB 3rd Street’s “Cracked and Bumpy Mess” Safer to Bike (LongBeachize)

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  • L.A.’s Future: More Car Share, Fewer Massive Parking Structures (Better Institutions)
  • Metro Staff: $1.6B Subway Contract to Skanska, Traylor Bros. and J.F. Shea (The Source)
  • Hawthorne: New LACMA Design Too Entralled with L.A. Car Culture (LAT)
  • California Moving Away From LOS (Level of Service) Traffic Impact Analysis (CityLab)
  • Sheriffs Ticketing Cyclists For Legally Taking Lane on PCH (Biking in L.A.)
  • Pedestrians Killed on Freeways in Hollywood and Lakewood (LAT)
  • OC Toll Roads Transition to No Cash Hitting a Few Bumps (LAT)
  • Taking the OC Sheriffs to Task for Car Occupants Assault on Bicyclist (LongBeachize)
  • Santa Monica: City Council, Airport, Housing, Bicyclists, and Concerts (Santa Monica Next)
  • Lots of Sad Photos of Cars Hogging Sidewalks (SB NYC)

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