Today’s Headlines

  • U.S. Judge Sides with Ports in Clean Truck Lawsuit (Times)
  • Meanwhile, Port Activity Picking Up (LA Business Journal)
  • Man Killed While Getting Mail by Hit and Run Texter (LAist)
  • L.A. Could Learn a Lot About Urban Planning from Tokyo (Times)
  • El Capitan Kicks Miley Impersonator Off Their "Private Property" aka the Sidewalk (Metblogs)
  • Bike Portland Animation Explains Idaho’s Rolling-Stop Law
  • DC-Area Planners Propose Regional BRT Network (GGW)
  • Three Big Blue Bus Employees Abusing Free Transit Passes (SM Daily Press)

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For Cyclists, It’s a Bridge to Nowhere

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Photo: Drew Reed The Port of Long Beach is green. Very green. And no, we’re not talking about the unsightly tint the port used to give the Alamitos Bay. Port administrators are making a concerted effort to make the giant shipping facility as environmentally friendly as it can be. And they want to make sure […]

Trucking Groups Takes Ports to Court Over “Clean Truck” Plan

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What is more important, the health and safety of people living near ports or the cost to truckers and consumers of helping truck carriers meet modern environmental standards and fairness towards independent truckers?  That question could be answered later today when a federal court hears arguments from the American Trucking Association against the Ports of […]

“New America Foundation” Columnist Calls for 710 Expansion

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Via LA Observed Journalist and New America Foundation Senior Fellow Joe Matthews has a unique idea for how President Obama can rebuild the country’s infrastructure and stimulate the economy: build the I-710 Freeway Extension: The 710 is the main transportation artery out of America’s largest port, the Port of Long Beach. It’d be a big […]

Sign of the Times: Unsold Cars Piling up at Port of Long Beach

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Unwanted Cars Gather Together to Commiserate While the Big Three continue to insist that the proposed $25 billion bailout should be thought of as a "bridge loan," the Daily Breeze paints a much different picture.  Americans’ unwillingness or inability to buy new cars is effecting more than just domestic car makers. The nation’s deepening economic […]