Today’s Headlines

  • Daily News on a Roll: Bashes Red Light Cameras, Neglects to Mention Safety Statistics
  • LADOT Bike Blog: The Sharrows Worked, But Let’s Get Better Signs (LADOT Bike Blog)
  • City Council Really Wants Another ADA Lawsuit Over Apron Parking (Patch)
  • California Senate/Assembly Leadership a Bunch of Petty Punks (LAT)
  • Assemblyman Pleads No Contest to DUI: 4 Months Without License, Fines, Probation (Fresno Bee)
  • Santa Clarita, Bev. Hills, Other Cities, Keeping Their Red Light Cameras (LAT)
  • Malibu Receives Grant from Caltrans for PCH Safety Study (Patch)
  • So.Pas. Willing to Compromise on Big Dig (Star-News)
  • Hearing Set for “Westfield Village”a Grove for the Valley (Daily News)
  • How to Contact Metro’s Lost and Found (ZevWeb)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill


In Defense of Red Light Cameras

Last week the Los Angeles Police Commission, the citizen panel that oversees the LAPD, unanimously voted to reject the LAPD’s recommendation to extend the city’s contract with an Arizona based group that provides, maintains, and utilizes “red light cameras” at 32 Los Angeles intersections.  The move came as a shock to the LAPD, but has […]

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 […]

Report from Last Week’s DTLA Bike Sting

On Thursday, March 1, 2012, the LAPD Central Traffic Division deployed eight motorcycle officers to Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) in what was called a “Bike Lane Sting.”  The LAPD’s mission was to educate and issue traffic citations to motorist, cyclist and pedestrians whose actions infringed on the rules of the road.   The focus was on […]