Yesterday’s April Fool’s Headlines

(After writing about the desperate and deadly streets faced by pedestrians, it seemed callous to follow it with an April Fool’s article.  But since I know you all deserve a laugh in your life I grabbed the following links from an email sent by Reconnecting America for you all since you won’t get to read my great story about the new Expo route that’s going through Damien Goodmon’s house, turning at the house he was raised at and ending at his former grade school.)

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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 […]

The Transit System We Deserve

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You can see this image at The Transport Politic or view it in its entirety here. Our friends at the transit mega-blog The Transport Politic put together an image to accompany yesterday’s story that is perhaps the most beautiful thing I’ve seen since the birth of Samuel last month.  This map shows the Los Angeles […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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This is a funny week for events, trapped between Passover, Easter, Cesar Chavez Day and April Fool’s Day. That being said, there’s some big stuff on the calendar, including a major series of debates on the candidates for the remaining City Council offices, Controller and City Attorney next Monday. Tuesday – The Transit Coalition will host […]

Streetsblog.net Contrarian Thinking: Against Transportation

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As the two chambers of the Congress haggle over the stimulus plan (see The Transport Politic‘s handy comparison of transpo-related spending in the House and Senate bills), we’ll take a moment to step back and look at the bigger picture, courtesy of Streetsblog Network member blog Where. They have a post entitled "Against Transportation" that […]