Today’s Headlines

  • Metro Eliminating Nine Bus Lines (Daily Breeze)
  • Yglessias Provides a Defense of Transit “Boondoggles” and Praises 30/10 (Neon Tommy)
  • A Federal Return to “1950’s Funding Priorities” Would Be Disaster for CA Transit (CP&DR)
  • Citing the L.A. Experience, San Jose Ends Bike Licensing (Mercury-News)
  • You Know What L.A. Really Needs?  A Soccer Stadium.  (Curbed)
  • Big Improvements Planned for 4th Street in the Coming Weeks (LADOT Bike Blog)
  • Nissan Leaf Gets 99 Miles Per Hour gallon equivalent. Streetsblog racetrack speed test pending. -CR (Daily News)
  • Pico-Union Getting Better Bike Parking (LACBC Blog)
  • Meanwhile Metro Shuffles the Deck on Their Bike Leadership (The Source)
  • Remember That Band That Blocked the 101?  They Were Finally Charged Yesterday (LA Weekly)
  • When Gene Autrey’s Wife Kills Someone With Her Car, Media Calls it Right (LAT, Google)
  • But Don’t Worry, She Wasn’t Charged with Anything.  Just an “Accident” (Fox Sports)

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Today’s Headlines

Adventure on Metro Gold line from TheDudeAbides Rosendahl Claims “Yaroslavsky Exemption” Created a Political Problem Only a Brentwood Exemption Would Fix (Patch) All Aboard the Crenshaw Subway (Fix Expo) Taking Transit to Dodger Stadium Is Not Hard (LA Observed) Will Expo Really Help Santa Monica’s Traffic Mess? (Patch) A Ghost Bike Arises in Silver Lake […]