Skip to Content
Streetsblog Los Angeles home
Streetsblog Los Angeles home
Log In
Today's Headlines

Today’s Headlines

7:58 AM PDT on September 27, 2011

Featured Headline: Governor Jerry Brown vetoed A.B. 650, legislation by Valley Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield that would have created a Blue Ribbon Commission to study transit and T.O.D. opportunities around the state.  Blumenfield argued the legislation provided a chance for the state to think big on transit and the legislation was embraced by the League of Conservation voters.  Brown argued that the state has better ways to spend $750,000 then on something that Caltrans can do.  Read his veto message, here.
    • Downtown Stadium Plan Reveals Some of Their Transit/Parking Plans (LAT, Daily News)
    • More Love for Think Bike (Orange 20, LADOT Bike Blog)
    • But Not Letting the Caltrans Bike Guy Participate Is Kind of Weird, Right? (LA Weekly)
    • LA Port's Clean Truck Program Cut Up by Judges Panel (LAT, LA Weekly)
    • LA Shortfall Now at $200 Million (Daily News)
    • Yup, Boyle Heights Is Really Getting a Green Bike Lane (LA_Now)
    • Metrolink Deals with Freight Derailment on Antelope Valley Line (Daily News)
    • More Tepid Support for the Main Street Bike Lanes/Road Diet (SM Spoke, Bikeside)
    • People Who Park on the Sidewalk Are Pissed About Getting Ticketed (LA Weekly)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog Los Angeles

Friday Bikeways Update: Beach Bike Path Damage, 7th Street, and More

Updates on: beach bike path in Pacific Palisades, Michigan Greenway in Santa Monica, Parthenia Place in North Hills, 7th Street Streetscape in DTLA, and Imperial Highway near LAX

March 1, 2024

Measure HLA Fact Check: Sidewalk Costs

The city says $200 million worth of annual ADA work is "included in the cost" of Measure HLA, but the city is already on the hook for that ADA work anyway, so none of it should be included as HLA costs

March 1, 2024

Supervisor Hahn Calls for No Residential Demolitions in Metro’s 710 Freeway Corridor Project

"[For 710 Freeway expansion] Metro needs to commit itself to zero residential property takes. [Metro] should have as one its top priorities ensuring that our projects do not result in kicking people out of their homes."

February 29, 2024
See all posts