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Today’s Headlines

  • Koreatown Development Highlights Nutty L.A. Parking Regulations (Curbed)
  • Parking Cash-Out Works, But Law Is Unenforced Hence Ineffective (LAT)
  • Increasingly Loan Sharks Prey On Poor Car-Owners Via Car Loans (NYT)
  • Zocalo Gets Metro Cheerleading Account, Opening Office in Boyle Heights
  • Metro’s Proposed New Express Bus Routes From NoHo To Pasadena (SBLite Tumblr)
    The Source Previews Those and Other Metro Board January Business
  • All U.S. Light Rail and Streetcar Systems Mapped At Same Scale, Incl L.A. (GGW)
  • Is Eastside Car Traffic As Bad As Westside Car Traffic? (Eastsider)
  • Name Santa Monica’s Bike Share System and More (Santa Monica Next)
  • Operation Firefly Distributes Bike Lights in Long Beach (LB Post)
  • Rams Tax-Funds-Free Stadium Developers Expect $100M In Public Subsidies (KPCC)
  • Bay Area Caltrain Adding More Bike Capacity (SBSF)
  • Studies: Transit Oriented Can Be A Mile From Station (CityLab)
  • Food Trucks Are Not So Great For Urbanism (Price Tags)
    Street Vendors Make For Great Streets (L.A. Walks)

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  • Metrolink Board Members Want Metro’s Retiring CEO Art Leahy (LAT)
  • Beverly Hills Still Considering Santa Monica Blvd Bike Lanes (Westside Today)
    Even After Cyclists Hijack and Ambush Meeting (BH Courier via SBLite)
  • Planning Code Big-Project Streamline Stirs Gentrification Fears (LAT)
  • Koreatown Housing Development Gets LAT Whining About Parking
  • LACBC Reporting Cedillo Possibly Open to N Fig Bike Lanes (Biking in L.A.)
  • People Street Plazas Coming to NoHo, Leimert, and Pacoima (Curbed)
  • South El Monte Arts Posse Unearths El Monte Murals Histories (KCET)
  • Origins of Today’s Downtown Los Angeles (KCET)
  • York Blvd Bike Corral Yarnbombed (Eastsider)
  • KCET Explores the San Gabriel Valley’s Garvey Avenue
  • Gruber on Founder’s Syndrome at SMRR (Santa Monica Next)

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  • DTLA Streetcar Receiving Bids for Public-Private Partnership (Daily News)
  • Glendale Police Chief Editorial: Crash Prevention, Traffic Safety Top Priority (Glendale NP)
    Sounds Nicely Like Vision Zero, No?
  • Grandmother and Grandson Peds Seriously Injured in Hi-Fi Hit and Run Crime (LAPD)
    Hit and Run Video Released (CBS)
  • OC Pol Carolyn Cavecche Resigns From Metrolink Board (LAT)
  • Westside Arterial Grid Not So Robust (Let’s Go L.A.)
  • Downey City Bike Plan Heading to City Council January 27 (Downey Patriot)
  • Metro Bike Share Coming to Downtown L.A. (Curbed)
  • Santa Monica’s Child Care Zoning Plan (Santa Monica Next)
  • Shocker: LAT Opinion Still Dislikes CA High Speed Rail
  • Outside of LAX, Bikes and Airports Do Mix (Price Tags)
  • Clever M a n s p r e a d Cartoon (New Yorker Fb)
  • Conservative Charles Krauthammer: Raise the Gas Tax A Lot (Wash Post)
  • Finally An Honest Traffic Prediction Chart (Copenhagenize via Price Tags)

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  • Metro CEO Art Leahy Steps Down (The Source, LAT)
  • Beverly Hills Keeps Bike Lanes A Possibility For Santa Monica Blvd (Better Bike)
  • Meet LA City Planner Tom Rothmann and Re:code L.A. (CityLab)
  • More On Yesterday’s CA High Speed Rail Groundbreaking (NextCityThe Source, CityLabLAT)
    Why CAHSR Is A Big Deal (Salon)
  • Metrolink Trains Collide With Peds In Orange and Palmdale (LAT)
  • Carnage: Torrance Car Crash Kills Two (LAT)
  • Infographic: More Car Collisions in L.A. When It Rains (Curbed)
  • Nat’l Public Works Assn Honors New Maryland Ave. Park in South Glendale (Glendale NP)
  • Steve Lopez: There Is A Whole Lot of Traffic In L.A. (LAT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Beverly Hills Santa Monica Boulevard Bike Lanes Hearing 2:30 p.m. Today (LACBC Fb)
    How Beverly Hills Decision Impacts Neighboring West Hollywood (WeHoVille)
  • CA High Speed Rail To Break Ground Today in Fresno (Pasadena Star News)
  • Cap & Trade Drives Up Gas Prices A Whopping Three Cents So Far (Better Institutions)
  • “Bully” Safety Advocates Stage Die-In at CM Cedillo’s Condo (Fig4AllEastsider)
  • BikeSGV Head Javier Hernandez Leaves To Be Transpo Deputy For Supervisor Solis (BikeSGV Fb)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills 39-Year-Old Pedestrian in South L.A. (ABC7)
  • 19-Year-Old Hit and Killed by Metro Red Line Subway in Studio City (LAT)
  • First WeHo Car vs. Ped Collision Of 2015 (WeHoVille)
  • 28,000 Undocumented Californians Apply For Drivers Licenses (KPCC)
  • Waze Ap Causing Cut-Through Traffic In Sherman Oaks and Boyle Heights (LAT)
  • Finish the Ride Opens Registration for April 19 2015 Ride Events (FtR)
  • Frank Gruber Looks Into Santa Monica Electoral Politics Trends (Santa Monica Next)
  • When L.A. Rams Football Players Promoted L.A. Bus Transit (CityLab)
  • Highway Stats Now 70 Years Old (Transportationist)
  • Graphing NYC Traffic Fatality Trends, 2014 Was Pretty Good (SBNYC)

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  • New Fence a Possible Sign of Boyle Heights Gentrification (Curbed)
    Plaza Banner a Clear Sign Against Boyle Heights Gentrification (Eastsider)
  • New Gasoline Fuel Fee Funds Cap and Trade (KPCC)
  • CA High Speed Rail to Break Ground in Fresno Tomorrow (Sacramento Bee)
  • Armoudian Interviews Urbanist Visionary Jan Gehl (KPFK – Sun, 12/28, noon, Gehl last 30 min)
  • Stephen Corwin Uses Twitter To Map L.A. Neighborhood Identities
  • Sidewalk Cyclist, Who Also Refused To Cooperate, Jailed in Santa Monica (SMDP)
  • Footballs Rams Planning New Stadium in Inglewood (KPCC)
  • Drivers License Suspensions Unfair to Poor (KPCCum, along with lack of public investment in other modes? 
  • Early Highwaymen Tradgedy: Invention of the Term Jaywalking (CityLab)

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Today’s Headlines

  • An Pro-CAHSR Editorial in the Times? Sort Of… (LAT)
  • Finish the Ride Wants Streetsie So Badly They’re Waging Media Campaign (CBS2)
  • Some Metro Trains and Stations Getting Wi-Fi. Here’s a List (LAist)
  • Couple Arrested for Assaulting BBB Driver with Pizza Box (SM Daily Press)
  • Ports Ask Feds for Help Getting More Ships to Doc (LB Post)
  • Man in Rose Bowl Golf Cart Arrested for DUI on Freeway (LAT)
  • Americans Are Multi-Modal (Planetizen)
  • It’s Cold (Curbed)

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  • Metro Looking at BYD Electric Buses Again (LAT)
  • Central Valley Hoping for High Speed Rail Jobs Boost (KQED)
  • But SacBee Claims Funding from Cap-and-Trade Funds Is Uncertain
  • There’s a High Cost of Oil Outside the Pump Price (LAT)
  • Huge New Rail Station in O.C. Comes with Free Parking (OC Register)
  • Times Opines that CA Isn’t Ready for Driverless Cars (LAT)
  • Garcetti Has Plan for Second Full Calendar Year (Daily News)
  • Dozens of Drivers Arrested at Illegal Street Race on L.A. Freeway (LAT)
  • Go Metro to the Rose Bowl (The Source)
  • Gunmen Ambush LAPD Car, Officers, in South L.A. (LAT)
  • Goodbye, Long Beach Register (LAT)
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  • Times Backs Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants (LAT)
  • Gold Line Testing Underway for Gold Line Foothill Extension (Claremont Courier)
  • Go Metro for New Year’s Parties (The Source)
  • Trains a Magnet for Terrorists? I’m Guessing the Letter-Writer Lives in Bev. Hills (LAT)
  • The Daily News Is Really Excited You Got a Bike for Christmas (Daily News)
  • Help Santa Monica Fight Homelessness (SaMo Next)
  • Jose Huizar’s Dog Has an Instagram Account (Instagram)