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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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Today’s Headlines

  • 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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Todays Headlines

  • Opinion: Alissa Walker’s Love Letter From A Livable 2056 Los Angeles (LAT)
  • Metro Bike Share Reaching Out To Low Income Communities (KPCC)
  • Palos Verdes Estates Traffic Committee Votes On Bike Signage Tonight (Bicycling in the South Bay)
  • Starting Monday, Metro Closes Union Station Bus Plaza For Three Months (KPCC)
  • Discussion Of Removal Of Central Avenue Bike Lanes From Mobility Plan (Bike Talk)
  • L.A. County November Ballot To Include Parks And Homeless Measures (LAT)
  • Caltrans Mileage-Based User Fee Simulation Pilot Gets Underway (KPCC)
  • Unpleasant Design And Hostile Architecture In Public Benches (99% Invisible)
  • Florida Tesla Auto-Pilot Death Driver Had Multiple Speeding Tickets (KPCC)
  • There Are Better Ways To Calm Traffic Than Lying To Waze (Wired)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Metro Rail’s Evening Wait Times Suck (L.A. Magazine)
  • Mixed Use La Plaza Cultura Village Breaks Ground In DTLA (Urbanize)
  • Long Beach Testing Out More Protected Bike Lanes (KPCC)
  • Glassell Park “Accidents” Raise Call For Wider “Safer Streets” (ABC7)
  • Police And Metro Seek Info On Red Line Sexual Assault Suspect (The Source)
  • Comparing Google and Tesla Approach To Self-Driving Cars (LAT)
  • Darkly Humorous Metro Rail Safety Videos Make Social Media Rounds (KPCC)
  • Parking Requirements Consume More Space Than Buildings Themselves (Straight Outta Suburbia)
  • Train Defects Ground Philadelphia’s SEPTA, Possible Metrolink Issue (Systemic Failure)
  • Big Philanthropy Conspires To Support BRT over Rail (Dissent)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Downtown LA Traffic Is Worse, That’s Good News! (LAT)
  • LAist Wants Car-Free Angelenos To Take Their Survey
  • Expo Line Trains Get Crowded And Sometimes Break Down (The Wrap)
  • L.A. Is Not Tearing Down Buildings For Half-Empty Luxury Apartments (Better Institutions)
  • L.A. Magazine Profiles Garcetti (but caption-writer can’t tell Leimert Park from Expo Line)
  • Multi-Family TOD Under Construction Just West Of Wilshire/Normandie Station (Urbanize)
  • Palos Verdes Estates Responds To Cyclist Pressure For Safer Streets (Daily Breeze)
  • State Senate Committee Approves Student Transit Pass Bill A.B. 2222 (Move L.A.)
  • Washington State Court Rules Cities Must Make Roads Safe For Cyclists (CBS Seattle)
  • In Florida, Tesla Robo-Car Fails, Kills Occupant By Driving Into Truck (Guardian)
  • Very Good Basic Video Primer On Parking Issues (KW Parking Vimeo)

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SBLA is publishing lightly today (mostly fewer adjectives), and not all on Monday’s Independence Day holiday.