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Today’s Headlines

  • 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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Today’s Headlines

  • New Road Diet on Pacific Avenue in San Pedro (Daily Breeze)
  • New Bike Lanes on Riverside Drive in Silver Lake (Orange 20)
  • Editorial: Build High Speed Rail from Burbank to Lancaster (LAT)
  • Petition to Keep Historic Ventura County Trains Running (Change.org)
  • Pasadena Studies Possible Protected Bike Lanes (Pasadena Complete Streets)
  • River Improvement Overlay “RIO” Rules Approved (KCET)
  • Few Residents Near Exide Factory Get Free Lead Blood Testing (KPCC)
  • Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus Shelters Not a Hit (Curbed)
  • Santa Monica to Crack Down on Law-Breaking Cyclists This Month (SM Mirror)
  • L.A. Isn’t the Only Place Where Politics Gets in Way of Road Diets (SB Chicago)
  • Why Bicycles Make Smart People Say Dumb Things (Medium)

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Today’s Headlines

  • LAPD Fails to Ticket Scofflaw Drivers Impeding Crosswalks (LA Walks)
  • Metro Commits To Regional Connector Not Impacting Disney Hall Acoustics (LAT)
  • FY2015′s Council Motion for “Comprehensive” Sidewalk Repair (KPCC, LAT)
  • Windshield Coverage of the “Parking War” and “Parking Nightmares” in NYC? (LAT)
    For the Livability View, Read SBNYC Story and First Person Editorial
  • Someday L.A.’s Planned Bike Signage Will Arrive (Flying Pigeon)
  • New Renderings Presented For Sixth Street Freeway Bridge (Curbed)
  • How Affordable Housing Does and Doesn’t Get Built in Santa Monica (SM Next)
  • SF Planning Center-Running BRT for Geary (SBSF)
  • Biking in a Skirt? Try “A Penny in Yo Pants” (Vimeo – Johanna Holten)

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Streetsblog Los Angeles is publishing lightly today as we tune up our offroad vehicles to head out for the Independence Day weekend. Regular publishing will resume on Monday.

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Today’s Headlines

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Today’s Headlines

  • Metro Approves LAX Connector… (LAT, KPCC, CM Bonin)
  • … Though Metro Staff Predict Few LAX Patrons Will Use It (LA Weekly)
  • Burbank Transpo Center To Open Today, Connects Metrolink to Airport (LARegister)
  • Crowd-Sourced Car Parking Complaints Map (KPCC)
  • Metro Hiring Parking Lot Czar to Manage Dramatic [Free] Parking Shortfalls (Zev Blog)
  • Carnage: Three Car 405 Freeway Crash Kills One (LAT)
  • CA Cities 9 of Top 10 For Car Theft Nationally (LAT) LA-OC Rank 29th (LARegister)
  • CA Central Valley Farmland Losing to Urbanization, Idling (CVBT via Direct Transfer)
  • Santa Monica’s Dueling Airport Ballot Measures (Santa Monica Next)
  • Disappointed That Metro Board Approved Funding Only One LB Ciclovia (LongBeachize)
  • What Will LB Look Like in 2050?? (LongBeachize)
  • NY State Says No To NACTO’s Excellent Street Standards (SB NYC)
  • Chicago Stepping Up Bike Corral Installations (SB Chicago)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City’s Plan to Hurt Food Truck Business Progressing Smoothly (Register)
  • Oil Interests Worried About State Plan For Reducing Emissions (LAT)
  • First Look at Crenshaw’s LAX-Adjacent Station Plan (Curbed)
  • LAX Flyaway Bus Service Expanding to Santa Monica Civic Center (Santa Monica Next)
  • Silver Lake NC Endorses Hyperion Plan with 2 Sidewalks, Road Diet (Facebook)
  • Terrible Advice for Seleta Reynolds: Focus on Car Parking! (City Watch)
  • Even Without Antonio, Conference of Mayors Back America Fast Forward (The Source)
  • Delays for LB’s Gerald Desmond Bridge Reconstruction (Register)
  • Long Beach’s Protected Bike Lanes Need Protected Intersections (LongBeachIze)
  • SF TV Reporter Depressingly Confused by Car-Free Lombard Street (Streetsblog SF)
  • Fun “Design Your Own Transit System” Game by Foothill Transit (Streetsblog LITE)
  • Anyone Want to Guess the Future Sentence for Teen Who Pleaded No-Contest to Double Hit and Run? (Daily News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Chilling: No Justice in Paul Livingston Car vs. Bike Beverly Hills Hit & Run (Biking in LA)
  • A Quick Look At L.A. Transit Demographics, LA Weekly actually quotes Jarrett Walker
  • Brigham Yen Takes LARegister on a Walking Tour of DTLA
  • 51-Mile Bike Path and Greenway 2020 L.A. River Interview (Ziptopia)
  • Can the Teamsters Organize Uber Drivers? (KPCC)
  • L.A. Authorities Not So Keen on World Cup Mexico Fans Spontaneous Public Space Celebrations:
    Pacoima: Fans Fill Streets, LAPD Closes Freeway Offramps (LAT)
    Huntington Park: Police Horse vs. Pedestrians in the Street (LAT)
  • How Preferential Parking Districts Work (KCET)
  • Carnage: Pasadena Driver Dead From Solo Crash Where Car Wraps Around Pole (KTLA)
  • Parking Requirements vs. Iconic Bob’s Market (Santa Monica Next)
  • “Chaos!!” on S.F.’s Newly Car-Free Lombard Street (SBSF)
  • New UK Study Shows Bike Lanes Make Streets Safer (Biking in LA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Three Times Editorials Sound Kinda Streetbloggy:
    What L.A. Can Learn From Stockholm’s Vision Zero (LAT)
    Raise The Federal Gas Tax Now (LAT)
    Build High Speed Rail – Because It Creates Jobs (LAT)
  • Metro TCU Union Approves Contract (IAM)
  • Hit-And-Run And Other Risks of SFV Bicycling (Our Ventura Blvd via BikinginLA)
  • All the Big Blue Bus Lines in One Day (Breitbart)
  • Miracle Mile’s Multimodal Wilshire On the Way (Bicycle Fixation)
  • State Senate Leader De Leon Wants To Rethink HSR (LAT)
  • L.A. River Bike-Walk Path Getting More Signage (KCET)
  • How To Add Protected Intersections to LB’s Protected Bike Lanes (LongBeachize)
  • Open Streets Come To OC’s Garden Grove October 12 (SRTS)
  • SF Cracking Down on Parking Apps (SFGate)
  • SF Looking At Shoup Policy of Directing Parking Meter Revenue Locally (SBSF)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Rolling Through Expo Line Phase 2 (Zev Blog)
  • New Bike Corrals at NoHo Laemmle and N. Fig Antigua Coffee (LADOT Bike Blog)
  • South L.A. Hit-and-Run Car Collision Injures Mom and Child in Front Yard (ABC)
  • Cedillo’s N. Figueroa Bike Lane Meeting Draws Complaints (EGP News)
  • LADOT N. Figueroa Plan Doesn’t Remove Car Lane at Already-Choked Ave. 26 (Fig4All)
  • LAX Flyaway Service Coming to Hollywood and Santa Monica (LAT)
  • Uber Cuts Rates For L.A. Area: Good or Bad Sign? (KPCC)
  • Car2Go Runs Into Parking Issues in Torrance (Daily Breeze via Curbed)
  • Rubber Sidewalk Motion Passes L.A. Council Committee (CBS)
  • Why Is Rent So High In Santa Monica (Santa Monica Next)
  • Long Beach Transportation Plan Wins Planning Award (LongBeachize)
  • Is Re-Purposing 0.01 Percent of SF Parking “Devouring Parking”? (SB SF)
  • Bill To Lower NYC Speed Limits to 25MPH Approved By Both Houses (SB NYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • The Curious History of Century City, Its Mix, and Its Missing Freeway (LAT)
  • Explaining Safety To L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo (Flying Pigeon)
  • LADOT Has New Signs and New Arrival Info (Press Release)
  • National Parks Seeking Input For Urban LGBT History Theme Park (LongBeachize)
  • Free WiFi for Long Beach’s Belmont Shore? (LongBeachize)
  • Interactive Map of L.A. County Industrial Pollution (KPCC)
  • It’s Dump the Pump Day!
    Dateline USA: Save Money, Ride Transit (APTA Press Release)
    Dateline El Monte: Metro Literally Crushes Gasoline Pump (The Source)
    Dateline Culver City: Free Rides on Culver CityBus, Including Rapid 6 (Culver City)
  • Santa Monica Next Asks How Would You Design Huntley Hotel Site Today?
  • Proposal To Temporarily Zone SF Vacant Lots for Agricultural Use (Inside Scoop)
  • NYPD Ups Its Vision Zero Safety Game Issuing More Speeding Tickets (SB NYC)

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