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  • Judge Denies Restraining Order, Allows Metro Regional Connector Construction To Proceed (LAT)
  • Adam Ruins Everything Podcast Interviews LADOT GM Seleta Reynolds
  • Nine Great Things About Metro Bike Share (Medium)
    …The DTLA Bike-Share System Has Room To Grow (NextCity)
  • Highland Park Tennants Planning Rent Strike (KPCC)
  • L.A. Plans Transit-Oriented Communities Along Future Van Nuys Blvd Rail Line (Urbanize)
  • Carnage: Driver Kills Infant Child In Stroller In South L.A. (LAT)
  • L.A. Ranks 7th In U.S. For Walkable Urbanism (Move L.A.)
  • How Can L.A. Re-Open Westside Bundy Triangle Park? (Ahbe Lab)
  • Glendale Has Cheap-Looking New Pedestrian Wayfinding Signage (Glendale News Press)
  • Pasadena Plans 2-Way Protected Bike Line On Union Street in 2019 (Pasadena Weekly)
  • Suspicious Package On Tracks In Pomona Delays Metrolink Trains (KPCC)
  • Berlin Density Gets People Moving (UCLA CHA)

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  • Little Tokyo Mall Seeks Restraining Order Against Metro Regional Connector Construction (LAT)
  • Investing in Place Recaps Walk, Bike, Equity Wins In November Metro Sales Tax
  • Opinion: How To Improve the Metro Orange Line BRT Right Now (LAT)
  • L.A. Is Warming Up To Mass Transit (NYT)
  • How Street Furniture Is Creating A More Livable L.A. (Curbed)
  • Gruen Associates Team To Design Valley River Bike Path (Daily News)
  • Use Metro Sales Tax Funding To Fix Broken Sidewalks (Investing in Place)
  • One Employee’s Multi-Modal Commute – Rancho Cucamonga to DTLA (LADOT LeapLA)
  • Tesla Plans Electric Trucks and Car-Sharing (KPCC)
  • How Can Advocates Advance Vision Zero and Equity Together? (Vision Zero Network)

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  • Metro Renting Azusa Gold Line Station Parking Structure Spots (SGV Tribune)
  • South L.A. Demographic Changes Mean Latino-Black Common Causes (KCET)
  • Metro Spokesperson Harassed On Bike In Pasadena (The Source)
  • Bicycling Is Healthy, Even In Polluted Air (KPCC)
  • Metro Bike Share Has Over 1600 Pass Holders Already (KPCC)
    …DTLA Bike-Share Is Better Late Than Never (Downtown News)
    …Urban Scrawl Bike-Share Editorial Cartoon Focuses On Safety Gear (Downtown News)
  • Metrolink Unveils Greener Safer Locomotives (ABC7)
  • Near Exide, Some Lead Levels 100 Times Above Health Limits (LAT)
  • Boyle Heights Rents Are Rising (KPCC)
  • Some Tenant Activists Opposing Build Better L.A. Initiative (LAT)
    …Tenant BBLA Opposition Is About Self-Interest, That’s OK (Better Institutions)
  • Large Mixed-Use Project Planned On Figueroa Across From Expo Park (Urbanize)
  • Free Street Parking Is Problematic, Regressive (Cato)

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  • Arguably the Worst Expo Line Article Ever (NYT)
    …Expo Line Rebuttals (LAist, The Source, Curbed)
  • Carnage: Two Killed In Angeles National Forest Car Crash (ABC7)
    …West Covina Police Pursuit Car Crash Injures Seven (SGV Tribune)
  • Bunker Hill 1940 and Today (New Yorker YouTube)
  • More Photos Of Nearly Completed North Hollywood Metro Underpass (CiclaValley)
  • Koreatown Needs Parks With New Developments (Ahbe Lab)
  • Pokemon Go Craze Brings Out Experts Decrying “Distracted Walking” (KPCC)
    …Is Pokemon Go the Ultimate Planning Tool? (Alta Planning + Design)
    …Where To Catch Pokemon In Los Angeles (Curbed)
  • Republican National Convention Raising Cleveland Parking Rates (Parking Today)
  • These Fake Fingernails Are TAP-Compatible (Timeout London)

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  • Metro Bike Share Off To A Good Start, Needs Better Library Connections (Orange 20)
  • Bike Talk Podcast Talks Metro Bike Share
    Bike Talk Podcast Talks South L.A., Featuring SBLA’s Sahra Sulaiman
  • Carnage: Car Crashes Into South L.A. Home, Kills 7-Year Old (LAT)
    …Elder Pedestrian Killed In Lancaster Hit-and-Run (LAT)
    …210 Freeway Five Car Crash Kills One In Pasadena (LAT)
  • LB Task Force Calls For Walk- And Transit-Friendly Queen Mary (LB Press Telegram)
  • CEQA Suit Filed Against DTLB Developments, Over Not Enough Parking (LB Press Telegram)
  • Artists Who Find Their Muse In L.A. Transit (SGV Tribune)
  • L.A. Developer Geoff Palmer Is Trumps Biggest Donor (L.A. Weekly)
  • How Pokemon Go Is Improving Cities (Curbed)
  • Five Ways To Reduce Racial Bias In Traffic Stops (Transportist)

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Eyes on the Street: #endhitandruns bus ads are popping up on bus shelters around Los Angeles. Photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Eyes on the Street: “If you hit someone stop the car” #endhitandruns bus ads are popping up on bus shelters around Los Angeles. Photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A. (The M in the lower right is my bike-share bike reflected.)

 

  • L.A.’s Mountain Lions Are Surprisingly Urban (Curbed)
  • L.A. Is Planning Walkable Communities Along the Metro Orange Line (Daily News)
  • DTLA Streetcar Report Shows Routes, Asks Questions (Downtown News)
  • Coastal Commission Approves San Diego Trolley Extension (LAT)
  • Anti-Gentrification Efforts Target Boyle Heights Art Galleries (L.A. Weekly)
  • The Problems With Santa Monica’s LUVE Initiative (Santa Monica Next)
  • Cars Are Not Affordable For Many Americans (KPCC)
  • Planning Commission Approves Anti-Mansionization Rules (LAT)
  • Montebello Modifies Rail Underpass Plans, Saves Dairy (SGV Tribune)
  • Route 66 Going Green-Car (KPCC)
  • Shoup On How Many Drivers Are Cruising For Parking Spaces (Parking Today)

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  • L.A. City Under Pressure Not To Overturn Parking Tickets (CBS)
  • Increase Gas Tax Later, Gradually – Approve This Today (UCLA CHA)
  • KCET Rides the L.A. River Bike Path With LAPD
  • Mixed-Use Development Planned Along Blue/Expo Tracks In South Park (Urbanize)
  • Metro Creates Pokemon Go Twitter Account (LAT, KPCC)
    …How To Pokemon Go By Bike (Lifehacker)
  • Bicyclist Struck and Trapped Under Vehicle Near West Covina (SGV Tribune)

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  • Opinion: Bicycling Is Shifting From Vehicular To Protected (LAT)
  • The Source Looks At Recent Metro Ridership Numbers, Including Expo 2
  • Report: Transit Agencies Should Serve Walkable Neighborhoods (KPCC)
  • Los Angeles Is Fundamentally Changing To A Bikeable City (Ahbe Lab)
  • Does Refilling the Silver Lake Reservoir Make Sense? (L.A. Weekly)
  • Cypress Park Riverside Confluence Roundabout Coming This Year (Curbed)
  • Carnage: Head-On Crash Kills Two In Pico Rivera (LAT)
  • Driverless Cars Will Be Here In 30 Years Or So (NYT via Price Tags)
    Let’s Go L.A. Is Also Skeptical About Driverless Cars
  • Governor Brown Pushes To Extend Cap-and-Trade (KPCC)
  • To Create Livable Cities, Build No New Parking (Transportist)

Additional Calendar:

  • Tuesday 7/12 and Wednesday 7/13tonight and tomorrow! Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) and Metro are planning connections between the San Gabriel Valley and the San Bernardino Valley. Community meetings take place tonight and tomorrow. Tonight’s meeting takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at George M. Gibson Senior Center at 250 N. 3rd Avenue in Upland. Tomorrow’s meeting will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Palomares Academy of Health Sciences at 2211 N. Orange Grove Avenue in Pomona. Additional details at SCAG.

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Today’s Headlines

  • How To Transform the 2 Freeway Stub Into A Park (LAT)
  • More On South L.A. Anti-Skyscraper Development Lawsuit (LAT)
  • How Flying Pigeon Got His Stolen Cargo Bike Back
  • Metrolink Approves $1.5M To Fix Defective Rail Cars (LAT)
  • Black Lives Matter Protesters Close 405 Freeway In Inglewood (LAT, KPCC)
  • Little Tokyo Looks To Pedestrianize Azusa Street Alley (Urbanize)
  • Hostile SUV Driver Threatens Group Filming On Road In Ramona (Alex Stone Fb, PetaPixel)
  • Carnage: Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Three (LAT)
    …Man And Two Children Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash On 91 Freeway In Artesia (LAT)
  • UCLA CHA Makes the Case For Increasing the Gas Tax
  • Lawsuit Contents San Diego Transit Agency Not Coordinating With Bike-Share (SD Reader)
  • Economic Reasons Predominant In Millennials’ Rejection Of Car Cult (WaPo)
  • Pokemon Players Accidentally Getting Exercise (Gizmodo)

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