Today’s Headlines

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  • Urbanize Looks Into Measure M Local Return Alternatives
  • L.A. County Approves $1B Plan To Fight Homelessness (KPCC, LAT)
  • Metro’s Plan To Move Northridge Metrolink Station (Urbanize)
  • L.A. Releases Draft Hollywood Community Plan (Urbanize)
  • Truck Driver Charged With Manslaughter In 2015 Container vs. Bike Crash (LAT)
  • Court Rules Against Griffith Park Access (LAT)
  • LA/LB Ports Making Strides Toward Electrification (Medium)
  • Air Quality Advocates Trying To Win Over Truck Drivers (KPCC)
  • Garcetti Thinks A Sepulveda Pass Monorail Might Work (LAT)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Man Killed In Parking Space Dispute In Monterey Park (NBC4)
  • Metro Service Changes Planned For June 26 (Metro via Reddit)
  • Background On Fletcher Drive Road Diet Meeting Tonight (Biking in L.A.)
  • Pro-Car Folks Sue L.A. Mobility Plan Over “Toxic Bike Lanes” (CityWatch)
    …Scientist: To Kids, Air More Toxic In Cars Than Outside (Guardian)
  • LAT Opinion: County Homeless Funding Should Not Go To Law Enforcement
  • Park Fifth Mixed-Use Tower Under Construction At Pershing Square (Urbanize)
  • Another L.A. River Ped Bridge Planned For Elysian Valley (KPCC)
  • New Renderings For County Redevelopment Near Wilshire-Vermont (Urbanize)
  • Dog Owners Walk 22 More Minutes Per Day (KPCC)
  • Studies Show Vision Zero Efforts Are Working (Governing)

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Talking Headways Podcast: More Than Just a Box

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This week I'm joined by Matthew Heins, author of The Globalization of American Infrastructure: The Shipping Container and Freight Transportation. Matthew talks about how the American highway and rail systems created a global standard for shipping containers, containerization’s effects on labor and relevance to an automated trucking future, and the massive intermodal freight terminals in cities like Chicago.
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