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8_20_10_lb.jpgThe Vista Bike Boulevard in Long Beach is Coming Along.  Photo: Allan Crawford
  • Rojas’ Interactive Workshop Steals the Show at LA Beyond Cars (LAist, The Source)
  • Regional Connector DEIR Almost Done (The Source)
  • Was Your Commute Messed Up By the President’s Visit with Rich People?  (LAist)
  • So Where Is a Good Place to Develop? (City Watch)
  • Mayor "Declares War" By Pushing Helmet Law (Bikeside)
  • Drivers Threaten Boycott of Huntington Beach if They’re Required to Pay Fine for Causing Crash (Register)
  • Why Don’t People Get This Angry About People Killed by Cars Everyday? (LAT)

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The Streetsies (Now Interactive!): Best of the Web

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Every year between Christmas and New Years, Streetsblog celebrates the year that was by handing out our Streetsie awards celebrating the best, and remembering the worst, of the  year that was.  This year, we’re going to have a few fewer awards than last year, but also a chance for you to give out your own […]
Metro is expected to approve a new station parking plan that will govern the agency's 24,000+ spaces including these at the Universal City Red Line Station. Photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Charging for Metro Park-and-Ride Is Good for Equity and Environment

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Metro is converting several of its station parking lots from free to paid parking. Though some are complaining, Metro is taking an excellent, even courageous step in the right direction. Making park-and-ride free is bad for the environment and bad for fairness, with regard to Metro’s low-income riders. After its successful three-station pilot on the […]

The New Blue Line: $1.2B Overhaul Over Next Six Years

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After nearly a quarter of a century in operation, Los Angeles County’s oldest and most popular light-rail line—Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)’s Blue Line—will see a six-year, $1.2B overhaul. The massive capital project will be funded through Measure R, the $40B, half-cent sales tax initiative overwhelmingly passed by Angelino County voters in 2008 in order to […]

Long Beach’s First Ever Beach Streets Ciclovía – Open Thread

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How was your Beach Streets? Long Beach, the aspirational most bike-friendly city in America and demonstrably the most bike-friendly city in L.A. County, has joined the ranks of cities hosting open streets festivals or ciclovías. Long Beach’s first ever Beach Streets was full of camaraderie, chillness, and community. For a photo essay, see our sister site […]