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  • UberX Can Now Pick Up Passengers At LAX (KPCCLAT)
  • Will L.A. Transit Riders Learn Good Etiquette? (DTLA Rising)
  • Metro Quantifies County Need For Walk and Bike Funding (Investing in Place)
  • Biking In L.A. Focuses On Bicycle Crashes On Pacific Coast Highway
  • NIMBYs Want L.A.’s Small Lot Subdivisions To Be More Suburban (KPCC)
  • Curbed Profiles California’s New Road User Mileage Fee Program
  • Los Feliz Ledger Looks Into Proposed Griffith Park Traffic Plan
  • So Cal Edison Program To Install More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (KPCC, Pasadena Star News)
  • Lamentation That Las Vegas “Free Parking Tradition” Bites the Dust (LAT)

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  • Metro’s  Bike Infrastructure Funding Need Is Roughly $20 Billion (LACBC)
  • Meeting Tonight On Griffith Park Parking and Shuttle Proposal (KPCC)
  • 710 Freeway Tunnel Makes National Top Boondoggles List (Pasadena Star News)
  • Fortune On L.A.’s Parking Crater
  • L.A. Moves LAX Against Taxi Driver Racial Discrimination (LAT)
  • New DTLA NIMBYs Oppose Alexan Tower Development (Curbed)
  • Four Finalist Designs For DTLA Park At First And Broadway (Urbanize)
  • Falling Gas Prices Pull Down Consumer Price Index (LAT)
    …So Cal Gas Prices Could Remain Low For Weeks (KPCC)
  • Peds Count 2016 Conference Coming To Long Beach June 6-7 (Investing in Place)
  • No More Free Parking At Many Las Vegas Hotels (LAT)
  • Exxon Lies About Climate Change Could Be Securities Fraud (LAT)

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  • Construction Authority Turns Over Completed Expo 2 To Metro (Santa Monica Next)
  • Noel Aguilar Shooting Protestors Block Blue Line In Compton/LB (Press Telegram)
  • Griffith Park Car-Free Roads Opening To Be Heard At Wednesday Meeting (CiclaValley)
  • Former L.A. Mayor Riordan Endorses Awful NIMBY Ballot Initiative (LAT)
  • York Boulevard Road Diet Has Been Good For Businesses, Bicycling (Orange 20)
  • David Kipen: Four Fun Transportation Fixes: Including Bike Ferry, Little Tokyo Wye (LAT)
  • Uber Tries To Recruit Lyft Drivers (KPCC)
  • Bike-Themed Wheelhouse Coffee Opens In DTLA Arts District (Downtown News)
  • Rams Will Be Shocked By L.A.’s Unaffordable Housing (Housing Wire)
  • Can L.A. Convert Closing Walmarts To Libraries Like Texas Example? (Daily Kos)
  • Recently Rediscovered 1962 L.A. Streetcar Photos (Reddit/Los Angeles, Imgur)

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Today’s Headlines

Calendar Alert: L.A. Walks Sidewalk xxx

Calendar Alert! L.A. Walks Sidewalk Soirée will be a week from Saturday! Get your tickets now. See you there.

  • Metro: Both Azusa Gold Line Stations Will Open March 5 (SGV Tribune, The Source)
  • More On Yesterday’s New Hope Street Parklet In Downtown L.A. (LADOT Bike Blog, DTLA Rising)
  • LACBC Explainer Justifying A 10% Bike-Ped Set-Aside In Measure R2.1
    …Latest Move L.A. “Straw Man” Shows A 5% Local Bike-Ped Set-Aside
  • Traffic Already Lining Up To Be Late To Rams Opening Game (The Onion)
  • Concern Over Attack On Sikh Metro Bus Driver (LAT)
  • Get Healthier By Riding Transit (Footnotes)
  • Carnage: One Killed In West Covina Car Crash East (Pasadena Star-News)
  • Burbank and CA High Speed Rail Announce Station Funding Agreement (SCV Signal)
    …Burbank Receives $800K To Begin Planning High Speed Rail Station (LAT)
  • Congressmembers Step In Against Boyle Height Keiro Sale (KPCC)
  • Uber Pays $6.7M Fine To Avoid Service Disruption In CA (KPCC)
  • Help With Safety Study: Where Are L.A.’s Peak-Hour Parking Restrictions? (SBLA Tumblr)

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  • Garcetti Is Saving L.A. From Gridlock – features SBLA’s Joe Linton (Newsweek)
  • Leahy Apologizes For Vandalism Causing Metrolink San Bernardino Line Delays (@Metrolink Twitter, PE)
  • Metro Head Planner Martha Welborne Leaves To Disney (@laura_nelson Twitter)
  • More Details On the L.A. River Bike Path El Niño Closures (CiclaValley, LADOT Bike Blog)
  • LocoL Restaurant To Open In Watts On January 18th (Eater)
  • Uber Appealing Public Utilities Commission Ruling On Failing To Report (LAT)
  • Time For A Floor Price On Gasoline (UCLA CHA)
  • Park and Ride Is Not An Effective Transit Investment (Streets.mn)
  • Anti-York Bike Lanes Petition (Change.org) Spurs Counter-Petition (Change.org)

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  • Attend Tonight’s Expo Bike Path Gap Closure Meeting (Biking in L.A.)
  • Attend Tomorrow’s DTLA Parklet Opening Celebrtion (L.A. Business Journal)
  • Hear Sidewalking Author David Ulin In WeHo Friday (WeHoVille)
  • Pro-Football Returns To L.A., C.2019 New Rams Stadium To Be In Inglewood (KPCC, KABC)
    …2016 Season: Rams Likely Play At Transit-Friendlier DTLA Colliseum (LAT)
    …Kerry Cavanaugh Opinion: Transit and Traffic Impacts Of A New L.A. Stadium (LAT)
    …Carson Stadium Would Have Been Better For Cyclists (CiclaValley)
  • Azusa, Azusa Pacific University Asked For Delay In Opening Gold Line Station (SGV Tribune)
  • How To Report Potholes To Get Them Fixed (KPCC)
  • Carnage: Reseda Truck-Motorcycle Hit-and-Run Kills One (KTLA)
  • New Uber/Lyft Parking Rules At Bob Hope Airport (Burbank Leader)
  • Rehabilitated Felons OKed To Be Uber Drivers (LAT)
  • Reports Show Self-Driving Car Prototypes Still Needed Human Drivers (KPCC)
  • Three Part Review Of L.A.’s Comprehensive Homeless Strategy (Better Institutions)
  • Yawn: Utility Relocation Costs Escalate For CA High Speed Rail (LAT)
  • Hoff the Beaten Path Overexposes Last Weekend’s No-Pants Metro Ride

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  • More On the 0.7-Mile Gap In the Expo Bike Path – MEETING TOMORROW 6 p.m. (LAist)
  • LACBC Gearing Up Campaign For 10 Percent Of Measure R2.1 For Bike/Ped (LACBC)
  • Construction Underway For “Eastown” Mixed-Use At Vine Red Line Station (Urbanize)
  • L.A. Magazine Profiles L.A. Librarian Ednita Kelly and Her Awesome Book Bike
  • Sixth Street Bridge Demolition Postponed A Couple Months (Eastsider)
  • How To Use Breeze Bike-Share (SMDP)
  • Carnage: Pasadena Car Crash Kills Two People (LAT)
    …Fatal Collision On 210 Freeway Newhall Pass (LAT)
    …Car Crashes Into Busy Montrose Restaurant Patio (Glendale News Press)
  • Cartoon Tuesday: Lane Hog Double Standard (@onmybikeinla Twitter)
  • Despite Incidents, Riding Transit Is A Lot Safer Than Driving (SBSF)

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  • Meet Engineer Bridget Smith, LADOT’s Chief Of Staff (LADOT Bike Blog)
  • Metro Might Extend the Green Line East To Norwalk Metrolink Station (LAT)
  • Bike Lanes Coming To West Hollywood’s Portion Of Fairfax Avenue (Biking in L.A.)
  • West Hollywood’s Free CitylineX Shuttle To Red Line Hollywood/Highland (The Source)
  • Blue And Expo Lines Running Two-Car Trains On Weekends (The Source)
  • Beach And River Bike Paths Closed For El Niño (Biking in L.A.)
  • All Carrot No Stick Climate Policies Are Self-Defeating (UCLA CHA)
  • Nearly Half Of 2015 CA Drivers Licenses Went To Undocumented Immigrants (OC Register)
  • Traffic Noise Pollution Shortens City Dwellers Lives (LAT)

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  • Three Month Little Tokyo Subway Construction Closure Starts Tonight (The Source)
    …Will Be Time Lapse Filmed For Posterity (The Source)
  • More Details On Next Week’s Expo Bikeway Gap Closure Meeting (Biking in L.A.)
  • Saturday: Walk Alhambra And/Or Ride Metro With No Pants (KPCC)
  • Affordable TOD Housing Under Construction On 6th Near MacArthur Park (Urbanize)
  • Step Up Enforcement Against Unlicensed Drivers To Curb Hit-And-Run (CityWatch)
  • Law Enforcement Shooting Deaths Implications For Public Health (UCLA CHA)
  • Governor Brown Pushing Modest Gas Tax And Car Registration Fee Increases (KPCC)
  • Nike Sponsors Portland Smart-Bike Bike-Share (BikePortland)

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