Happy Valentine’s and Presidents’ Day. See You on Tuesday.

Los Angeles Streetsblog will be taking Monday off to celebrate President’s Day.  If you can’t help yourself and need a fix of transportation headlines, some of the other Streetsblogs will be doing a "Today’s Headlines" post.  I wish you all a safe and happy Valentine’s Day and President’s Day.  If nothing else, I hope you can avoid the former police chief from Riverside while you’re on the road.

Another quick programming note, next Friday, assuming I can sang an invite, Streetsblog will also be dark next Friday as I head to the Town Hall meeting being put on by Senator Boxer and Secretary LaHood.  Of course, I’ll be twittering away as well as getting some stories together for both Los Angeles and Capitol Hill Streetsblog.

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