Reading the Newspapers So You Don’t Have To

“Green Design” Keeps LA High Rises Attractive to Potential Homeowners (LA Times) (no mention of total new parking spaces…)

SF-OAK Drivers Support “Greenhouse Gas Charge” on Gasoline (SF Examiner)

Brits More Green Than Their Government (BBC)

Foothill Transit Trims Fare Hike for Seniors and Disabled Passengers (Whitier Daily News)

Anaheim Mayor Rewarded for ARTIC Link to Downtown LA (California Chronicle)

Route Dispute Imperils California High Speed Rail (Contra Costa Times, Las Vegas Examiner)

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Roger Rudick Is the New Editor of Streetsblog SF

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(Welcome Roger Rudick! Roger is an excellent writer, a familiar name to SBLA readers, a steadfast livability advocate, and a friend. Also I welcome Streetsblog S.F. into the circle of the California Streets Initiative, the non-profit behind SBLA, Streetsblog California, Santa Monica Next and LongBeachIze. – Joe Linton) Thanks for your patience, Bay Area readers. The blog […]

Park(ing) Day Recap

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Photo from Ubrayj 02’s Park in Front of the Flying Pigeon Bike Shop Well, Park(ing) Day has come and gone and for at least another year, the urban jungle known as Los Angeles will be a little less green than it was for one glorious day last Friday.  However, Park(ing) Day isn’t just about temporarily […]

Today’s Headlines

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Full Coverage of the AEG/Stadium Hearing with Hahn and LaBonge (Blog Downtown, Curbed, LAT, City Maven) High Speed Rail Authority Sets Aside Funds to Buy Union Station (LAT) Green LA Girl Reviews Tuesday’s Big Event in Pasadena (Pacific Swell) Momentum Builds for Freight Rail Alternative to 710 Tunnel (SoPas Patch) Brown Launches Attack on “Useless” […]
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Debunking NIMBY Math on California HSR

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“California High Speed Rail will forever need an operating subsidy.” That is the latest claim from an anti-HSR group called the Community Coalition on High Speed Rail. The group recently assailed CAHSR’s estimates that the system will cost 10 cents per passenger mile to operate, saying the figure is far too low and questioning the […]