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Today’s Headlines

  • LAist‘s Guide to Sunday’s CicLAvia and the Bicycle Film Fest, Opening Today
  • L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is Walking to Work Today (lamayor)
  • Which L.A. Streets Need Repairs (Curbed)
  • “Stealth Density” Echo Park Housing Project Includes a Woonerf (Eastsider)
  • Beverly Hills USD Not Happy With Subway Lawsuit Verdict (LAT)
  • Why Less Free Parking At Metro Gold Line Stations? (StreetsblogLite)
  • Marine Double-Amputee Cyclist Crossing Country Stops Off at LongBeachize
  • The Lost Sport of Pedestrianism – 1860s-1870s (NPR)

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Today’s Headlines

  • One Cyclist’s Love Letter to… L.A. Drivers (LAT)
  • Purple Line Subway Case: Courts Side With Metro Over Beverly Hills (LATThe Source)
  • Until the Purple Line Opens, Take the Bus to L.A. Beaches (KCET)
  • San Gabriel Votes to Restrict Casino Bus Parking (KPCC, background Pasadena Star-News)
  • Look Ma! Spiffy New Big Blue Bus Shelters (Santa Monica Next)
  • Wilshire Bus Only Lane Construction Moving West, Expected Completion Early 2015 (Curbed)
  • Another Deadly 101 Freeway Crash “Kind Of A Big Puzzle” (LAT)
  • Learning To Bicycle Isn’t Just For Kids Anymore: KPCC profiles C.I.C.L.E.
  • Start-Up Carmanation is to SF Parking Spaces, as Airbnb is to Housing (Bold Italic)

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Today’s Real Headlines

  • Does #RoadTax Endanger Measure R2? People That Don’t Live in the City Say Yes (LAT)
  • Gory Crash Recreations Aimed at Encouraging Safe Driving at Valley Schools (Daily News)
  • 10 Super Entitled Reasons for Rich People to Oppose Bike Lanes in Bev. Hills (Curbed)
  • South L.A. Area Losing More Trees, This Time for Light Rail, not Space Shuttle (LAT)
  • Advocates and City Still Not Seeing Eye-to-Eye on Figueroa Land Bridge (KCET)
  • Surprise! L.A. Weekly Not Cool With State Vulnerable Road Users Law
  • Term Limits Will Lead to Changes with Supes (Daily News)
  • L.A. City Council Looks at Plans for Trash Collection (LAT, KPCC)

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Today’s Headlines – April Fools Edition

Can you spot any real headlines?

  • Film Industry Sues For More Bikeways, Claims L.A. Doesn’t Look like NYC Anymore (Film Law Week)
  • Not-So-Safe-Routes Program: Road Widening, Crosswalk Removal, Speed Increases (That’s Not News)
  • CarLAvia & Fig4Drivaz To Set Aside Car-Full Streets On 150+ Weekdays (Oh Wait, Already Have That)
  • Lorax, Speaking for Trees, Apologies For State of L.A. Sidewalks (Once Lure)
  • Agency to Re-Re-Develop All of Bunker Hill for 9-Story Regional Connector Parking Lot (Parking Robot)
  • Planners Considering Renaming “General Plan” to “General Advice” (Should B)
  • Police Issue 1st Downtown Speeding Ticket of 2014, 1st Txting & Illegal Turn Tix Expected Soon (Blotter)
  • Beverly Hills Thinks Bike Lanes Create Dangerous Conditions and Blind Spots (Curb Your Ed)
  • Study: 92% of Electeds Support Complete Streets in Districts Other Than Theirs (Portraits in Courage)
  • Road Bond Amended, Now Includes Apple Pie and LolCatz (Everyone Likes This)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Coverage of Metro Fare Hearing (KPCC, LAT, The Source: proposals, photos1, photos2, audio/video, wrap)
  • SCAG Proposing Taxing Vehicle Miles Traveled (LongBeachize)
  • Can Bicycles Make a Difference in L.A.’s Huge Traffic Jam? (KNX)
  • Measure R2 Could Fund Sepulveda Pass Mega-Project: Toll-Highway with Rail (LAT)
  • Former LADOT Head De La Vega Joins PR Firm (Englander PR)
  • Deadly Car-v-Car Collision Snarls Rush Hour Beverly Glen Blvd in Sherman Oaks (LAT)
  • Long Beach’s New Bulb-Out Parklet at At Last Cafe (LongBeachize)
  • 10 Injured in Head-On Crash in Ventura County (LAT)
  • Santa Monica’s Ambitious Muralists at Beautify Earth (Santa Monica Next)
  • Google Shuttles As Large As Public Bus Service In Their Own County for Central Contra Costa Transit Authority (LAT)

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Today’s Headlines


Eyes on the Street: Ezra Horne’s new Landbridge mini-documentary

  • Walking Downtown L.A.’s Second-Story Pedways (LAT)
  • Headline Says Garcetti Interested in More Highways. Story Doesn’t (Daily News)
  • If a Hundred Trees Fall for Westside Subway Construction… (The Source)
  • New Mini-Rumble-Strips on L.A. River Bike Path (CD13, LADOT Bike Blog)
  • You Think Bicycling is Risky? Study: the High Risk of Sitting Too Much (LAT)
  • Head of L.A. County Public Health Dept, Jonathan Fielding, Retires (LAT)
  • L.A. County Population Surpasses 10 Million (LAT, nice CicLAvia photo)
    Where will they all park?
  • U.S. Cities Considering Capping Parking Spots (Governing)
  • Chicago Merchants Against Free Parking (SB Chicago)
  • Study: Parking Minimums Harm Cities (UConn)
  • How Cities Can Prioritize People Over Parking (NextCity)

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Today’s Headlines

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Today’s Headlines

Eyes on the Street: Bus Riders Union teatro villains Rail Dracula, the Highway Devil and the Fare Snatcher. photo: BRU

Eyes on the Street: Bus Riders Union teatro villains Rail Dracula, the Highway Devil and the Fare Snatcher. See also links fourth below. photo: BRU

  • Mayoral Support and Popular Groundswell for MyFigueroa (LACBC)
  • Looking Into the Psychology of L.A.’s Hit and Run Crimes (LA Mag)
  • After Deadly Car Crash, City Cracking Down on Venice Boardwalk Activity (LAT)
  • Bus Riders Union Super-Pasajera (Twitter) vs. Fare Increase (BRU, Annenberg TV)
  • Cities Embracing Community-Based Bike Workshops – aka L.A.’s Bike Co-Ops (Governing)
  • Air Pollution Causes 1 in 8 Deaths Worldwide (LAT)
  • Politician: Long Beach City College Should Pay For Neighborhood’s Parking (LongBeachize)
  • Despite Chicago’s Scary L-Train Crash, Transit Still Safer Than Driving (SBChi)
  • Survived Afghanistan, Killed by Bay Area Drunk Driver (LAT)
  • Tales of Seattle’s Early Road Rage: Bike vs. Horse, Ped Conflict (Price Tags)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bluemaggedon? The Blue Blues? Blue Meanies? (Tell Us Your Catchy Handle in Comments Below!) Metro Blue Line: 40-Minute Delays This Friday March 28 (The Source)
  • LA Safe Routes Plan Before Transportation Committee Tomorrow (SRTSNP)
  • Only Way to Sweeten a Freeway? Honey Truck Overturns on the 605 (LAT)
  • Battle of the Bike Paths: Ballona vs. L.A. River (LA Weekly)
  • Tour de Co-Ops Bike Ride This Saturday (Valley Bikery)
  • SUV Sets An Example All SUVs Should Follow by Self-Immolating! (LAT)
  • Will Santa Monica Airport Close in 2015? (Santa Monica Next)

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