Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline:  At Rail~Volution yesterday, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) — also known as the godfather of the “rail~volution” — said even he wouldn’t raise the gas tax right now. “We should make some adjustments to a gas tax that hasn’t increased since 1993,” Blumenauer said. “Half the people think the gas tax goes up every year.”  Read the rest of the story at Capitol Hill Streetsblog.
  • This Is What Metro Means When It Says “Seismologic Experts” (The Source)
  • More on the Westside Subway Routing Discussion (Curbed)
  • City Considers Making Homeowners Pay for Sidewalk Repair, Make Them Liable for Injuries (Daily News)
  • It’s Been Two Months Since Red Light Cameras Were Cut.  Feel Safer Yet? (KCET)
  • Clock Ticking Again on Sixth Street Viaduct in Downtown LA/Boyle Heights (Blog Downtown)
  • LAX Officials Surveying Passengers on Westwood Flyaway (Daily Breeze)
  • Glendale Readying for Electric Cars (LA_Now)
  • CA High-Speed Rail “Just Inching Along” (WSJ)
  • Occupiers Planning to Occupy More Unoccupied Land in DTLA (LAT)
  • Economists Name Road Pricing as Best, If Not Only, Cure for Congestion (Atlantic)
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill