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8:21 AM PST on November 17, 2011

Featured Headline: There's been a lot written about bikes and the Occupy Movement here, at GRIST and Transportation Nation, but an article in Next American City makes the case that the Occupy Movement is a Livable Streets Movement (and vice-versa).  A must read, regardless of politics.

    • Mayor Announces Ambitious Plan for More Pocket Parks (LAT)
    • City Council, Developer, Scrap Agreement for 2.8 Acre Park at South L.A. Farm Site (LAT)
    • L.A. I Embracing Transit for the First Time in Decades (Frying Pan News)
    • BNSF Rail Transfer Yard in Long Beach Remains Controversial (Daily Breeze)
    • Occupiers March on DTLA, Media Freaks Out About Congestion (LAT)
    • L.A. Car Show Drops Greenwashing Premise, Celebrates Expensive "Power" Cars (Daily News)
    • New Design for AEG Station Looks Like Those Flying Column Things from Tron Upside Down (LAT)
    • Bike Shop Restaurant Opens in Calbassas (Biking In LA)
    • Citing the Ever-Present Threat of Terrorism, Sheriff's Increase Bag Searches at Metro (The Source)
    • Reporting Road Repairs, Graffitti Going High Tech (Daily News)
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