Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: Our friends at Curbed got a major scoop on why the Regional Connector environmental documents approval was delayed by the Metro board finding a comment letter by a group of major players in Downtown Los Angeles complaining about the construction impacts.  Kudos on the great reporting, and the story itself is a must read if you care about the Regional Connector or if you want to read the aforementioned comment letter.
  • The Source Reviews the Metro Board Meeting (Once, Twice, Three Times)
  • But the Headline from the Event is the Move to Lock the Gates (LAT, Daily News)
  • Let’s Be Clear.  Film Crews Cannot Park in a Bike Lane (KPCC)
  • New Parks Are Great, But Make Sure They Work With Local Water System (Creek Freak)
  • Now the Freakin’ Parking Lot is Holding Up the Team Sale (LAT, Daily News)
  • City of Lights Starts Youth Program in East L.A. (LACBC Blog)
  • Gold Line Extension Strikes Deal with Morovia…Line Clears Final Hurdle (Patch)
  • States Looking to Institute Road Tax For Electric Vehicles (Press Democrat)
  • City Ethics Commission Approves Shorter Fundraising Times for City Candidates (LAT)
  • Panel Agrees to Redistricting Map for City Council (Daily News, LAT)
  • Nevada Issues Regulations For Driverless Cars. What Will Their Effect Be on Sprawl? (Bloomberg)
  • In Copenhagen, At Least Police Announce When They Target Cyclists to Meet Quotas (Copenhagenize)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill