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9:01 AM PDT on July 8, 2011

  • Tobar: Respect Your Ridazz! (LAT)
  • The Good News: Mica Bill Has Some America Fast Forward in the Language (The Source)
  • Former Board Chair and Current County Supe. Knabe on the Future of Transportation (Press-Telegram)
  • Box: LADOT Failure to Innovate Costs the City Millions, Again (City Watch)
  • Alpern: Even the Romans Knew You Have to Fix and Build Roads (City Watch)
  • How to Drive Everywhere You Want To on Carmageddon Without Stressing Out (LAT)
  • Creating Public Space, 120 Feet at a Time (CP&DR)
  • A Love Letter to the Mighty Scooter (LAT)
  • Et Tu'?  TIME Sounds the Carmageddon Warning Siren
  • Famous Hack Journalist Compares New Bike Lane in NYC to Terrorism (CBS 2)
  • LA, OC Gas Prices Drop Again (Daily News)

The Mayor's Office and City Planning asked me to clarify that Mayor Villaraigosa's pledge to create "40 miles of bike infrastructure a year" didn't start until July 1, 2011...the start of the fiscal year.  Read more about this pledge, and the article the city is responding to, right here.

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

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