No “Today’s Headlines” Today

Because I had to get up early to take part in the Gold Line Eastside Safety Ride, there won’t be any activity on Streetsblog until this afternoon.  When I get home I’ll syndicate some stories from the other Streetsblogs then write up the ride report.  Most likely, that will be the only original piece of writing done for LA Streetsblog today.

See you then!

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

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CICLAVIA! (HuffPo, Curbed, LA Weekly, Intersections, LAist, NBC4) Feds Give Thumbs Up to Regional Connector (Downtown News) Of Course Californians Will Ride High Speed Rail… (Atlantic Cities) …If They Ever Get the Chance (Daily News) I-405 Widening Project Wins Award for Being Ahead of Schedule (Press Release) Expo Updates: Motor Ave. Bridge Comes Down, Construction […]

Weekend Update: The Crash Is Back

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The rumors are true. The “Marathon Crash” ride is back on for this evening. City staff and Wolfpack Hustle reached an agreement to continue the city’s support for a FUN RIDE starting early tomorrow morning at 3 a.m. For anyone interested in joining the ride, you can get the new details at the Wolfpack Hustle […]

My First Time Hitch Hiking

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Since my first trip using Metro, when I gave them an enthusiastic "A" for quality of service, I’ve had an uneven time riding the bus. Today was one of those experiences that really takes the cake. The 14 actually drove past me while I was standing on the side of the road, about 5 feet […]

Streetsblog Interview: Andres Tena

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Back on the bike: Tena after the "Bike Not to Work Day" ride last week. Late one Thursday night, or early on Friday morning depending your point of view, this April an H3 Hummer hit a cyclist, and what followed is a controversy that fuels emotions that rivals last year’s Mandeville Canyon “Road Rage Doctor” […]

Ride the City Opens Bike Mapping Page for Los Angeles

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In 2008, around the same time that Streetsblog launched in Los Angeles, Ride the City launched in New York.  Today, Streetsblog is happy to announce that the volunteer mapping effort is launching in Los Angeles.  At worst, the program provides another alternative to the popular “bikes” feature on Google Maps.  But because Ride the City […]

San Fernando Valley Critical Mass Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

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(This article appears as part of a monthly series on Critical Mass in the Greater Los Angeles area.  Previously Streetsblog has dodged the police with Santa Monica Critical Mass, cruised with the kids in Pasadena,  cruised the downtown in Los Angeles, and kicked around in Venice.) Last night, San Fernando Valley Critical Mass celebrated its […]