Recent Headlines

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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Brookings: LA More Walkable Than Most Cities

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LAist reports on a Brookings Institute study ranking LA and the #12 city for walkability out of the top 30 US cities. LAist post: A recent Brookings Institute study finds that Los Angeles ranks 12th in a field survey of walkable urban places in the top 30 U.S. metropolitan areas. Washington DC came in 1st […]

July 4th Road Rage Crash Grabs Police and Media Attention

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Yesterday LAist broke the story, with graphic images, of a road rage-caused crash between two experienced cyclists and an emergency room doctor with a bid of a trigger temper.  Unlike past incidents, the mainstream media jumped on this story with graphic images making the story more “viewer friendly.”  KNBC and CBS2 both ran stories on […]

$100 Million of Road Projects to Support “Evolution”

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Image via LAist Earlier this week, Streetsblog waded back into the debate over two controversial development projects sponsored by NBC Universal in North Hollywood.  One of those projects, which NBC is calling "Evolution" will redevelop a 391 acre parcel and will include a theme park, business and entertainment industry center, more than 2,900 new apartments […]

Introducing LA Streetsblog on Twitter

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A couple of weeks ago, I opened an account on twitter called "laBikes" to share information on ways to get involved in bike advocacy.  I linked to government documents, meeting announcements, Streetsblog stories and other links from around the Intenet.  I chose to focus on bikes because of the excitement left over from the Bike […]

Agencies Install New Bike Facilities

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Hmmm, I wonder what these were modeled after I was just sitting down to write a story about new bike facilities at CALTRANS’ building downtown when I found I’d been partially beaten to the punch by LAist. A lot of what I was planning to write about CALTRANS and the importance of an agency adding […]