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Secretary Buttiegieg and his team just gave sustainable transportation advocates a lot to smile about. Image: Gage Skidmore, CC

Advocates Hope ‘Inspired’ RAISE Grants are a Taste of Things To Come

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Last Friday, the U.S. DOT wowed sustainable transportation advocates with its list of grantees for the RAISE discretionary grant program (previously known as the BUILD program, and TIGER before that), which will funnel $1 billion dollars into transportation capital and planning projects across America — and stoked optimism for how the agency would spend the historic $100 billion in discretionary funding it just won with the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. 

Today’s Headlines

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  • Foothill Gold Line Backers Eye State Surplus Funds (Daily Bulletin)
  • Metro Announces December 19 Service Changes (The Source)
  • L.A. Plans To Eminent Domain Northvale Expo Bike Path Easements (@JonLAWeiss Twitter)
  • Man Arrested For Assault On AVTA Bus In Palmdale (AV Times)
  • Carnage: One Person Killed In Head-On Crash West Of Aguanga (Daily Bulletin)
  • L.A.’s Streak Of Gas Price Increases Ends (AV Times)
  • Thanksgiving Traffic Jams Are Back (LAT)

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  • LAT Editorial: Treat And Fund L.A. Sidewalks As Essential Infrastructure
  • Central CA COVID Surge Could Send Patients To L.A. Hospitals (LAT)
  • LA Podcast Talks About Sheriff Villanueva’s Transit Policing Presser
  • Metrolink Offers $10 Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Passes (AV Times)
  • Carnage: Three Injured In Chatsworth Car vs. Motorcycle Crash (Daily News)
    …Wrong-Way Driver Killed Crashing Into Truck On 710 Freeway (LB Post)
    …Four People Killed In Head-On Freeway Crash Near Sacramento (LAT)
  • CA Continues To Prioritize Cars Over Sustainable Transportation (LongBeachIze)
  • US To Release More Oil In Attempt To Lower Energy Prices (LAT)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Wisconsin Driver Speeds Into Parade Killing Five, Injuring 40 (LAT, Biking in L.A.)
  • Fatal Shooting at Metro Platform Disrupts A and C Line (LAT, NBC)
  • Culver City Opens New Bus/Bike Lanes (Biking in L.A.)
  • Metro Is Launching Universal Pass Pilot Program in South L.A. (dot L.A.)
  • Avalon Mayor Opposes Clean Air Rules (Daily News)
  • More Oil In the Water At Huntington Beach (LAT)
  • L.A. City Seeks Funds For New Project Homekey Purchases (Urbanize)
  • So Cal Car Dealers Struggle To Meet Demand (Whittier Daily News)

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  • Funding Shortfall Could Delay Eastside Extension Reaching Whittier (Whittier Daily News)
  • Metro Motion Would Require Transit Police To Be Vaccinated (LB Post)
  • Pension Law Dispute Puts Transit Funds In Jeopardy (LAT)
  • Culver City Bus And Bike Lanes Open Tomorrow (Urbanize)
  • Beverly Hills Has Its First Protected Bike Lane (Biking in L.A.)
  • Details On Metro December Service Changes (mybus.metro)
  • 6-Story, 42-Home Supportive Housing Complex Near Completion In Pico-Union (Urbanize)
  • 2-story, 151 Family Apartment Affordable Complex Breaks Ground In Palmdale (AV Times)
  • South L.A. Redistricting Battle Over Expo/USC (LAist)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Sheriff Villanueva Critical Of Metro Committee Vote Against Transit Policing (KTLA, Daily News)
    …Villanueva Fearmongering Includes False Information (SBLA Twitter)
    …Advocates Urge Against Extending Problematic Metro Policing (ACT-LA)
  • More On Controller’s Sidewalk Repair Program Audit (LAT, LAist, Eastsider)
  • Coalition Seeks Safety Improvements On Hyperion Avenue (Eastsider)
  • New Montclair Greyhound Bus Service Delayed Due To “Crime Concerns” (SGV Tribune)
  • Stalled Freight Train Delays Santa Clarita Metrolink (SC Signal)
  • Carnage: Driver Arrested In Fatal Echo Park Hit-and-Run Crash (Eastsider)
    …Driver Crashes Into Kings Road Park (WeHoVille)
  • Federal Infrastructure Money Could Fund Rail And River Projects (Urbanize)
  • US Learns From CA Battles For Environmental Justice (LAT)

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