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Today’s Headlines

  • How CicLAvia Is Transforming Los Angeles (KCET)
  • Study: Parking and NIMBYs Drive Up Cost of Housing (LAT)
  • Video: How Gold Line Tracks Are Constructed (The Source)
  • A Peek At Proposals for LB’s New Civic Center (LongBeachIze)
  • Crenshaw Line TOD Coming to Inglewood (Curbed)
  • Public Hearings Underway For Gold Line Extension Eastward (SGV Tribune)
  • More on Nixed Palmdale Metro Rail Car Manufacturing Plant (AV Tribune)
  • Opinion: Legalize Street Vendors (LAT)
  • Uber Driver 2-Hour Trip from DTLA to Glendale: Incompetent or Abductor? (ValleyWag)
  • DTLA In “First Inning” Of Becoming Great Cultural Center (Zocalo)
  • Clever Suburban Engagement Photos (SB USA)
  • Taking on Chicago’s Most Dangerous Intersections (SB Chicago)
  • Vision Zero and the Challenge of Changing Police Culture (SB NYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Union Pressure Scraps Kinkisharyo Planned Palmdale Metro Rail Car Plant (SFV Business Journal)
  • Editorial: Unhappy About Aps Auctioning Underpriced On-Street Parking (LAT)
    Editorial Cartoon: Glendale Unhappy With People Saving Parking Spots (GNP)
  • Arts District Residents Unhappy About New Metro Maintenance Yard Along River (KCET)
  • Editorial: Unhappy About LAPD False Patrol Reporting (LAT)
  • Editorial: Unhappy About Boneheaded Decision to Name Metro Station for Molina (Downtown News)
  • Gas Prices To Decline Through December, Then Increase with Cap-and-Trade in Jan (DN)
  • L.A. McMansionization Restrictions Not Working (Architects Newspaper)
  • Ebola Scare, Thought To Be Hoax, Onboard Metro Bus (LAT)
  • Glendale Seeks Input on “Green Streets” Bike/Ped/Rainwater-Friendly Makeover (GNP)
  • Culver City Seeks Input on Modifying Bus Service (CC Observer)
  • Great New Haight Street Contraflow Transit Lane Prioritizes Bus Speeds (SB SF)
  • New ‘Transport Oakland’ Group Presses For Livability, Endorses Candidates (SB SF)
  • Seattle’s Got Bike Share (Seattle PI)
  • Implementing Vision Zero Means Culture Change for NYC (SB NYC)

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  • Bicycling and Transit Prominent in San Diego Mayor’s New Climate Plan (Citiscope)
  • Insights from Voices of L.A. Panel, Including SBLA’s Sahra Sulaiman (Daily Trojan)
  • Airtalk On Past Present and Future of L.A. Rail (KPCC)
  • Awesome Desert Highway EIR Cover Art Pulled, Due to Legibility (LAT)
  • South American Cho-Low Culture, With Low Rider Bikes (KCET)
  • Santa Monica Bike Center Wins National Challenge (Santa Monica Next)
  • 3-Foot-Law Doesn’t Solve Everything (Boy on a Bike)
  • Pay to Play Field Policies Make S.F. Gentrification Friction (MissionLocal, Gawker)
  • ‘Safer Market Street’ Proposal Further Limits Cars and Prioritizes Buses (SB SF)
  • Obama Announces Exciting New High Speed Rail Boondoggle (Onion)
  • Old Transit Plan Maps Explored, Features L.A. (City Lab via Price Tags)

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  • L.A. To Trial More Readable Parking Restriction Signs (Curbed, KPCC)
  • Mayor Appoints Livability Champs (April Economides, Sumi Gant) to Transit Board (LongBeachIze)
  • ‘But Level of Service Predictions Said It Would Be Different’ Department:
    405 Freeway Traffic Slightly Worse After $1.1 Billion Widening (Curbed, ZevWeb)
    Struggling OC Toll Road Re-Financed (LAT)
  • Concerns Over the Wrong Kinds of Development in Elysian Valley (KCET)
  • City of Santa Monica New Data Transparency Site (Santa Monica Next)
  • L.A. Parents Worry About Safety When Kids Walk to School (KPCC)
  • Mayor Lee Touts Safety Zones on Walk to School Day (SB SF)
  • Surviving Your Walk Should Not Involve Luck Vs. Curb-Jumping Cab (SB NYC)
  • Good Listen: Transit Systems Roundtable Podcast (Strong Towns)

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  • Map Shows Average Commute Times for Southern California Neighborhoods (Curbed)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Charged in Death of Pacoima Wheelchair User (LAT)
  • President Obama In Town To Designate San Gabriels A National Monument (KCET)
  • More Photos of the Impressive Sixth Street Bridge Model (Curbed)
  • LAPD Ticketing USC Bicyclist Scofflaws (ATVN)
  • Flurry (Yes, Flurry) of Incidents Bog Southern California Freeway Commutes (LAT)
  • New Cost Estimates For Downtown L.A. Streetcar (Downtown News)
  • LB’s Anaheim Street Improvement Project Nearly Completed (LongBeachIze)
  • San Francisco Supervisors Adopt NACTO Street Standards (SB SF)
  • Chicago Tribune See Cyclists As Big Threat To Pedestrian Safety (SB Chicago)
  • Why Narrower Streets are Awesome and Safe (Grist)
  • Cruise For Parking Finally Tipped Climate Change Past Point of No Return (Onion)

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  • Councilmember Buscaino’s Bike-Bus-Train Commute San Pedro to City Hall (YouTube)
  • Gold Line Delayed Due To Power With Overhead Lines at Southwest Museum Station (KPCC)
  • Excavation Underway for Underground Metro Crenshaw Line Stations (The Source)
  • Development Turning L.A. To Face Revitalizing L.A. River (WSJ)
  • WeHo Council Delays Decision On Pedestrian Safety Plan (WeHoVille)
  • Where Santa Monica Candidates Stand On Bike Issues (Santa Monica Next)
  • Architecture of Cal State Long Beach (LongBeachIze)
  • Governor Brown Please Read: Hit-and-Run Flees, Victim Sticking Out of Sunroof (SB SF)
  • Caltrain and CA HSR Jointly Pursuing Level Boarding Platforms (SB SF)
  • NYC Votes To Lower Default Speed Limit at 25 mph (SB NYC)
  • Taking Apart An Irritating Op-Ed That Argues For Speeding In School Zones (SB NYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 10th CicLAiva Isn’t That Big A News Story Any More (LAT photos, The Source)
    Early CicLAvia Video Coverage (Joe Anthony, Cycling Across L.A.)
  • UCLA Research Shows Household Gender Inequality Fosters Cycling Gender Gap (Guardian)
  • Carnage: Two Horrific Car “Accidents” Kill 10 People Last Weekend (KPCC)
    Car Vs. Canoga Park Donut Shop, One Fatality (KPCC)
    Multi-Fatality Chino Car Crash (LAT)
  • More Public Transit Dollars Going to Metro Red Line Free Parking (Post Periodical)
  • Long Beach Looks To Add Walk Path Along Beach Bike Path (Gazette)
  • Excessive Hit-and-Run Crime on San Fernando Rd, PD Captain Bert Calls Them “Accidents” (Los Feliz Ledger)
    Doesn’t Sound Like CD4 Candidates Will Take These Crimes Seriously Either (Los Feliz Ledger)
  • Long Beach’s Haunting New Underwater Mural (LongBeachIze)
  • Experts Don’t Pity the Poor Suffering Driver (CityWatch)
  • Two New Parklets Unveiled During SF Ciclovia (SB SF)

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  • This Awesome 40-Point Guide To This Sunday’s CicLAvia Route (Militant Angeleno)
    Puts SBLA’s 25-Point CicLAvia Guide To Shame
    Metro’s Guide To Transit on CicLAvia Sunday (The Source)
    Coming Shortly: SBLA’s CicLAvia Family Guide, and How To Keep Cool At CicLAvia
  • Rail Stations Named After Termed-Out County Supervisors (LAT)
    Other Metro Board Actions – Union Station, 405 Express, etc. (The Source)
  • L.A. Opens New 2.75-Mile Rail-With-Trail San Fernando Road Bike Path (The Source)
  • Metrolink Train Strikes and Kills Man in North Hollywood (LAT)
  • Carnage: Motorcycle Passenger Killed in Pomona Crash (LAT)
    Drivers Killed in Car Crashes in La Mirada, Cerritos (LAT)
    Bay Area Clown Hit-and-Runs Down Bicyclist (CBS)
  • New Bike Corral in Arts District (LADOT Bike Blog)
  • Curbed Picks Up SBLA Tumblr Desert Corridor Psychedelica Scoop
  • How L.A.’s Western Avenue Got Its Name (KCET)
  • A Look At Long Beach’s Billboard Ordinance Swap (LongBeachIze)
  • S.F.’s New Bright Red Bus-Only-Lanes (SB SF)
  • Study: NYC Cyclist-vs-Ped Fatalities Declining (SB NYC)

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  • Carnage: Montebello Truck Driver Kills Woman Walking, Injures Two Children (LAT)
    Hit-and-Run Criminal Driver Kills 101-Year-Old Man Walking in Boyle Heights (LAT)
  • KPCC Interviews Janette Sadik-Khan About Great Streets
  • How General Streetcar Criticisms Apply (or Not) to L.A.’s Proposed Streetcar (Let’s Go L.A.)
  • This Sunday’s CicLAvia Neighborhood Guide (Curbed)
  • Op-Ed: Respect Current Supes, But Don’t Name Metro Stations After Them Yet (LAT)
  • LAT Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne’s Take on the Union Station Master Plan
  • Governor Brown Tacitly Endorses Hit-and-Run Crime (Biking in L.A.)
  • Assemblymember Richard Bloom Weighs In On Santa Monica Elections (Santa Monica Next)
  • How Do You Want To Improve Long Beach? (LongBeachIze)
  • San Jose Candidates Court Bicyclist Voters (SB SF)
  • Scofflaw Drivers Ignoring New 25 MPH Laws (SB NYC)

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