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Today’s Headlines

  • The LAT’s Mobility Plan Maps Are Worth More Than One Look
  • Newspaper, Community, Admits They Don’t Really Pay Attention to What’s Happening (Los Feliz Ledger)
  • Enough with Freaking Out About Car Lanes! Let’s Talk Vision Zero (Biking in L.A.)
  • Forbes Seems to Think Vision Zero Is a Great Thing, “Hopefully This Will Spread”
  • Wait a Second…We Might Get the Hollywood Cap Park Out of an Olympic Games? (LAT)
  • Santa Monica Needs Affordable TOD Just to Maintain Current Stock (Next)
  • Audit Finds Caltrans Employees Playing Golf, Sending Personal Emails on Work Time (SF Gate)
  • Years Ago Metro Changed Its Logo So It Didn’t Confuse People Across the Country (City Lab)
  • El Monte Bike Hub Opens on September 14 (The Source)

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  • L.A. Vision Zero: Stakes Are Too High (NBC4)
  • Apps Fostering A Comeback For Carpooling (KPCC)
  • Sexual Harassment An Ongoing Issue For Metro Riders (LAT)
  • San Gabriel Cities Remove 710 Extension From Measure R2 List (KPCC)
  • A Bit More About WeHo’s Planned 150-Bike CycleHop Bike-Share (Curbed)
  • Economic Growth Can Be Decoupled From More Driving (Better Institutions)
  • Pasadena Proposes Minor Reductions In Transit-Area Parking Requirements (Shoupistas Fb)
  • LADOT Retooling DASH System (Downtown News)
  • A Better Rosa Parks Blue/Green Line Station On the Way (Transform)
  • L.A. City Council To Vote Today On Ride-Hailing For LAX (LAT)
  • Fed Dept Of Labor Blocks $700M In Metro Grants – Over Pension Reform (SJ Mercury News)

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  • New General Plan Aims To Make Pasadena More Walkable (Pasadena Star News)
  • Garcetti To Sign Vision Zero Directive 12:30 p.m. Today in Boyle Heights (L.A. Walks)
  • WeHo Plans 150-Bike CycleHop Bike-Share System, Open Spring 2016 (WeHoVille)
  • Changing Demographics Make California Cities Progressive (LAT)
  • Colorado DOT’s Zany Tone-Deaf Blame-the-Pedestrian Videos (SB Denver)
  • New Arcadia Gold Line Station Dedicated, Service Starts 2016 (L.A. Magazine)
  • Eastside Riders Bike Club And Others Helping Shape Today’s Watts (KCET)
  • Injuries When Metro Bus Driver Blacked Out, Hit Tree In Westwood 2 a.m. Saturday (LAT)
  • Carnage: Two Killed When Truck Hit Car On 405 In Van Nuys (KPCC)
  • Bicycling Shot Up 350% in Santa Monica From 2000 To 2012 (Curbed)

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  • State Begins To Clean Up Exide Lead Contamination (KPCC)
  • Councilmember Bonin Requests Great Street Venice Blvd Feedback (CD11)
  • Danger Bike Doesn’t Like the Orange Line Walk/Bike Beg Buttons
  • KCET On the Brouhaha Over Frank Gehry Designing L.A. River Revitalization
  • EZ Pass TAP Card Stickers Are Going Away (The Source)
  • L.A. Neighborhoods, Including Leimert Park, Are Being Lost (Horizon and Skyline)
  • Garden Grove Announces Second Open Streets Festival For 10/10/15 (OC Register)
  • Fisker Automotive To Assemble Hybrid-Electric Cars In Moreno Valley (KPCC)
  • 92-Year Old La Jolla Driver Charged With Manslaughter (LAT)
  • Strong Towns On Wasted Effort On Places Where Nobody Will Sit

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  • Biking in L.A. Defends Mobility Plan 2035 Against the Backlash
  • Redondo Beach Has A Great New 2-Way Protected Cycletrack (Flying Pigeon)
  • CA High Speed Rail Wants 49-Acre Site At Burbank Airport (Burbank Leader)
  • Uber Background Checks Missed Criminal Records (LAT)
    …LAX Decision Is A Chance To Regulate Ride-Hail Operations (KPCC)
    …City Committee Narrowly Approves Ride-Hail To LAX On 3-2 Vote (KPCC)
  • Move L.A. Posts New Version Of Its Changing Measure R2 Strawman Proposal
  • LADOT Crossing Guard Vid Features Improved Rowena Avenue (YouTube)
  • Celebrating the Life and Work Of Cycling Activist Deb Hubsmith (SRTS)

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  • For Some Reason, Times Prints Anti-Mobility Plan Rant from Someone Who Neither Lives nor Works in Los Angeles (LAT)
  • Our Friend Gary Kavanagh (@garyridesbikes) Is Mapping Construction of the Expo Bike Path (Google Maps)
  • Rap-ifying Long Beach Signs: Artist Uses Hip Hop Lyrics as Maps (LongBeachize)
  • Council Committee Ok’s Plan for Uber, Lyft at LAX (LAT, Daily News)
  • State GOP Vows to Fight Any Tax Increases for Transportation (SacBee)
  • More Station Dedications Coming for Gold Line Foothill Extension (Progressive Railroading)
  • Have We Posted This Story About SoPas Backing off a Cycle Track? (SoPasNow)
  • Daily News Posts Victim-Blaming Tips List for Walking to School from CHLA…
  • …and Another from LAPD That at Least Mentions That You Should Drive Slowly Around Schools

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  • Investing in Place Outlines Priorities For 2016 Transpo Sales Tax Measure
  • Experts Weigh In L.A.’s Transportation Future (Zocalo)
  • “Inclusionary Zoning” Could Be Key to LA’s Affordable Housing Crisis (LAT)
  • Santa Monica “Advocacy” Groups Killed Mixed Use TOD, So They Get Office Park (SM Next)
  • Time-Lapse Vid Of Light Rail Construction Decking At Vernon/Crenshaw (The Source)
  • Parking Ticket Case Could Open Pandora’s Box On Parking Signage (LAT)
  • Westwood Community Groups Continue Battle Against Future (Daily Bruin)
  • When We’re Done Renaming and Building, Here’s What Metro’s Rail Map Should Look Like (CalUrbanist)
  • Rift Between Garcetti and Council Over Air BnB, Uber, Lyft (LAT)
  • Checking in on the Bike Scene with Roadblock (dvntline)

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  • Critics Frustrated With Rowena Road Diet Safety Gains (LAT)
  • Alert: Pasadena Transportation Plan At Council Tonight (Pasadena Complete Sts)
  • CityLab‘s Optimistic Take On L.A.’s Mobility Plan 2035
    LAT Letters On Mobility Plan, Including Great Defense By Niall Huffman
  • Exide Lead Poisoning May Affect 10,000 Southeast L.A. County Homes (LAT)
  • DTLA Driver Crashes Into Peds, Car, Injures Seven (KPCC)
  • Metrolink Train Kills Pedestrian In Pacoima (KCBS)
  • Preview Of 2025 Metro Rail Line Diagrams (Transitmaps Tumblr)
  • Average Angeleno Pays Half Of Income Toward Rent (Curbed)
  • How Being Flexible With Existing Housing Can Ease Affordability (Let’s Go L.A.)
  • Seattle Expands Bike-Share Subsidized Membership Programs (NextCity)
  • Before/After Street View Images From Street Transformations Worldwide (Urb-i.com)
  • NYC Subways Full Of Harmless Bacteria (Yahoo)

LAPD Alert from this morning: A Hit-and-Run occurred at Pico Blvd and Cloverdale Ave on 08/17/15 at 04:01 a.m. Suspects’ vehicle is a late 90’s early 2000, green van (possible Mercury) last seen westbound on Pico Blvd. If you have information call LAPD (213) 484-6700

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  • Councilmember Huizar and Streetsblog’s Joe Linton Talks Mobility Plan On Which Way L.A.? (KCRW)
    KPCC Interviews L.A. City Councilmember Mike Bonin on Mobility Plan 2035
    Rush Limbaugh Says Idiotic Plan Will Start Gumming Up Highways Even More
  • Oil Drilling In South L.A. Endangering Residents (Aljazeera)
  • AQMD: 710 Freeway Tunnel Will Raise Cancer Risk Beyond Threshold (Pasadena Star News)
  • Crenshaw/LAX Line Bridge Construction Over the 405 Freeway (Urbanize)
  • Help LAPD Identify These Mid-Wilshire Bike Thieves Caught On Video (Bike Comes First)
  • Bike Portland Enjoys L.A. CicLAvia
  • South Pasadena Residents Block Cycle Track From El Centro St Re-Do (South Pasadena Now)
  • Councilmember Buscaino Criticizes Housing Authority For Not Prioritizing Jordan Downs (LAT)
  • San Francisco Market Street Bike Traffic Breaking Records (SBSF)

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