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Today’s Headlines

  • Let’s Go L.A. Maps L.A.’s Growth Grids
  • Metro Rail Construction Full Speed Ahead:
    Expo Line Joins Phase 1 and 2 Tracks (The Source)
    Crenshaw/LAX Line Digs (The Source)
    Foothill Gold Line Dedicates Arcadia Station Plaza (The Source)
  • Worst Car Traffic Is Thursday Night (LAT)
  • Carnage: Ped Killed on 101 Freeway in Silver Lake (LAT)
  • Santa Monica Moves Forward With Bike Share (Biking In L.A.)
  • How Streetcars Still Shape L.A. (City Metric)
  • More on Long Beach’s Civic Center Re-Do (LongBeachIze)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Capping the 60 Freeway Cap Would Re-Join East L.A.’s Split Belvedere Park (Eastsider)
  • Bike and Walk Critical in Upcoming L.A. City Elections (LAT)
  • Westwood Blvd ‘Great Street’ Should Include Bike Lanes (HuffPo)
  • Additional Crosswalks Suggested For Next Phase of Colorado Blvd Livability (Walk Eagle Rock)
  • A Culture Shift Needed to Affirm Car-Free Angelenos (Medium.com)
  • More On Metro’s Purple Line Extension Subway Groundbreaking:
    The Summary (Curbed)
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know Details  (The Source)
  • Sam Hall Kaplan Critiques L.A. Planning and Development (The Planning Report)
  • Election Spin: Santa Monica’s Influence Beyond City Borders (Santa Monica Next)
  • Replacing Stop Signs With Stop Lights To Keep Buses Moving (SB SF)
  • Can You Name Eight of Your Neighbors? Dave Runyon on Strong Towns podcast

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Today’s Headlines

  • L.A. City Planning Releases New Draft of Mobility Plan (LA2B)
  • L.A. Won’t Reach Garcetti’s Housing Goals (LAT)
  • Subway Won’t Quite Reach the Sea This Phase (LAT)
  • Family Blames Signal Malfunction for Car vs. Pedestrian Fatality (KTLA)
  • Development Planned Along Metro Gold Line in Boyle Heights (Curbed)
  • Carnage: Electric Bike Dooring Fatality in North Hollywood (Daily News)
    Car Crashes Into WeHo Restaurant Injuring Four (WeHoVille)
  • Gov Brown Says High Speed Rail OK, Shocker: LAT Not So Sure
  • L.A. City Crackdown on Illegal Trash Dumping (KCET)
  • Estimating Ridesharing’s Potential for Los Angeles (Parc)
  • Vision Zero Rally Today Against Traffic Violence (SB SF)
  • Woodhaven BRT Could Set Standard for NYC (SB NYC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mapping Bike Theft Hot Spots (Curbed)
  • A Tour of South L.A.’s El Faro Swap Meet (Next City)
  • Zocalo Discusses the Trains in L.A.’s Future
  • A Look at First/Last Mile Opportunities (Urban Kchoze)
  • CSU Long Beach Architecture – part 2 (LongBeachIze)
  • A Look At 10 Years of L.A. City’s Prop O Water Bond (KCET)
  • San Diego Launches Bike Share Program (Fox5)
  • More Election Wrap-Up:
    Malibu’s Measure R To Restrain Development, Limit Chain Stores (LAT)
    What Happened to Santa Monica’s Progressive Values? (Santa Monica Next)
    What SF’s Rejection of Proposition L Means (SB SF)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 2014 Election Results: (Some Ballots Still To Count)
    Kuehl Elected to Yaroslavsky’s County Supervisor Seat (KPCC)
    Governor Brown Re-Elected (KPCC)
    Former LB Police Chief Jim McDonnell Elected County Sheriff (KPCC)
    Metro Boardmember O’Connor Returned to Santa Monica Council (SMDP)
    Prop 47 Passes Reducing Non-Violent Crimes to Misdemeanors (LAT)
    County Parks Tax Measure P Lost With 62% Favoring (KPCC)
    SF ‘Restore Balance’ Pro-Car Measure L Defeated (SB NYC)
    National Elections Wrap-Up at Streetsblog USA
    State Transportation/Livability Wrap-Up Later Today
  • Pasadena Sheds Car-Centric Level of Service Metric (Boyonabike)
  • Carnage: Palms Collision Kills One (LAT)
  • New Plan for Bikeway on Westwood Boulevard (BikinginLA)
  • Curbed Maps December 7 South L.A. CicLAvia
  • Santa Monica May Go Alone On 500-Bike Bikeshare System (SMDP)
  • Jarrett Walker: Why Driverless Cars Won’t Replace Urban Transit (Human Transit)

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Today’s Headlines

  • VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! Election day is TODAY 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Walk the Vote! (LongBeachIze)
    Bike the Vote! (Biking in LA)
  • Fun WeHo Ped Safety Video Mostly Blames Distracted Pedestrians (Gizmodo)
  • New Rail Lines “May Sit Idle” For Lack of Rail Cars (Pasadena Star News)
  • Pasadena Abandons “Level of Service” Car-Measurement Metric (Staff Rept, FB Status)
  • Near USC, Metro Expo Line Collides with Pedestrian Trapping Her Below Train (DN)
  • L.A. Rail Adding To Public Transit’s Appeal For Tech-Device Users (Fast Company)
  • Many Metrolink Ticket Machines Broken, Stolen, Hard to Use (LAT)
  • Coldwater Canyon Private School Parking Lot Opposed By Neighbors (LAT)
  • Big Dangerous Roads Behind that Turtle: High Desert Corridor Meetings (The Source)
  • Tongue-in-Cheek Ways To Get Ready For Autonomous Cars (Better Institutions)
  • Uber Is Making Uber-Hip L.A. Uber-Easier and Uber-Fashionable to Navigate (NYT)
  • Halloween Hit-and-Run Killer Suspect Driving With Suspended License (LAT)
  • The Opening of Sunset Boulevard in 1904 (KCET)
  • Study Shows Just How Car-Centric SF Public Space Is (SB SF)

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  • Environmental/EJ/Health Groups Sue EPA Over L.A.’s Unhealthy Air (KPCC)
  • VOTE TOMORROW, Like Your Life Depends On It (Biking in LA)
  • LAT Trots Out Tired Windshield Arguments vs Mayors Diagonal Scramble Crosswalk Push
    Plenty of L.A. Diagonal Scramble Crosswalks Working Fine (StreetFilms)
  • Groundbreaking For Purple Line Subway Extension This Friday (Santa Monica Next)
  • Carnage: (Generally Halloween Is Very Scary Time For Peds, SBNYC
    Three Halloween Peds Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Santa Ana (LAT)
    Police announce Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Suspect Apprehended (KPCC)
    Car Kills Ped Father, Critically Injures Son in Irvine (KPCC)
    Anaheim Cycling Mom Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver (Biking in LA)
    Fuel Truck Overturns, Catches Fire in Boyle Heights (LAT)
    (Look Out For “Lycra Loonies” Bike “Menaces of Fear” Though, Price Tags)
  • Study: L.A. Big On Singles “Doubling Up” For Housing (LAT)
  • Santa Clarita Celebrates New Bike Path (SCV News)
  • Long Beach Celebrates New Bixby Bluff Park (LongBeachIze)
  • Chicago Transit Ridership Up, Service Being Added (SB Chicago)
  • The New Yorker Muses on NYC’s New 25 MPH Speed Limits

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Today’s Headlines

  • A Heady Discussion on the Future of Trains in L.A. with Damien, Juan, Maddie, Gerard (Zocalo)
  • Just Fixing the Asphalt on L.A. County’s Worst Roads Would Cost $19 Billion (My News L.A.)
  • Historic Lankershim Depot Gets Major Refurbishing (The Source)
  • Metro, Caltrans Don’t Have Best Reputation on Telling You About 405 Closures (LAT)
  • Frustration Growing with Metrolink in O.C., Change “Imminent” (Voice of OC)
  • Photos from “Invisible Cities” at Union Station (The Source)
  • Grand Park’s Dia De Los Muertos Highlights Social Concerns, Including Ped. Deaths (Daily News)
  • SCAG Boss Talks Highway Congestion Relief for a Southern L.A. County Bottleneck (Press-Telegram)
  • Maybe if We’re Really Lucky, WE Can Help Pay for a New Football Stadium (LAT)
  • Really? It Might Rain Tonight? Good One, God. (LAT)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It Could Be Worse, A Lot of Terrible Freeway Ideas Stayed on the Drawing Board (LAT)
  • Monday: Zocalo Asks, Are Trains the Future of L.A.? (The Source)
  • WeHo Road Safety PSA Might Be Catchy, But What’s With Not Blaming That Texting Driver? (LAist)
  • A Look at the Architects Who Are Planning Union Station (Archinet)
  • High Speed Rail Is Not an Issue in This Race (CAHSR Blog)
  • Garcetti: There’s a Link Between Housing Shortage and Minimum Wage (LAT)
  • In Uber v. L.A. Weekly, I Side with L.A. Weekly. Really.

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Today’s Headlines

  • High Speed Rail Not an Issue in Governor’s Race (LAT)
  • LAPD Seek Couple in Hit and Run (LAT)
  • LASD Seek Help Finding Hit and Run Killer in Palmdale (Daily News)
  • City Spends $9.5 Million on Temporary Parking Signs (Curbed)
  • Vancouver Cyclists Find Biking in L.A. to Be Ridiculous for All But the Hardcore (Price Tags)
  • Transportation Planners Give TOD Tour of DTLA to Students (Metrans, USC)
  • The Source Turns 5 (The Source)
  • Mapping L.A.’s Ghost, Zombie and Undead Danger Zones (Curbed)
  • Gas Prices Tumbling in San Fernando Valley (Daily News)

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