Today’s Headlines

If you were away last week, check out our two-part interview with Mayor Villaraigosa: “Building a New Transportation System” and “The Subway Mayor Triumphant

  • “Renegade Bike Race Goes Mainstream,” a Review of Saturday’s Wolfpack Hustle (LAT)
  • Reviews Positive for Grand Park Opening (LAT, LATCity Watch, Curbed)
  • Antonovich Gets All the Good Pressers.  First Tickets for Foster Kids, Now Late Night Trains (The Source)
  • Transportation Committee Slashes Meters in San Pedro Business District (LAT)
  • Caltrans Says 710 Expansion in Long Beach Good for Environment.  Everyone Laughs. (Bay Citizen, NC Times)
  • “Shoestring Budget,” Urban Mag. Looks Askance at Hollywood Plan (City Journal)
  • What’s Next for the Bullett Train? (Transportation Nation)
  • Berkeley Profs.: High Speed Rail Good for CA (Daily Californian)
  • Holmby Hills Wants to Secede from LA to Bev. Hills.  Cites Potholes, Sidewalks (LAT)
  • Op/Ed: Bike Licenses Would Make Streets Safer for Bikes, By Placating Jerk Drivers (CoCo Times)
  • Critical Mass Arrests in London as Cyclists Clash with Olympics (AP)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill