Today’s Headlines

  • More Americans finally believe in global warming, just in time to consider what a melting arctic zone means for security (L.A. Times)
  • The Expo Line to Santa Monica moves full steam ahead, says Curbed L.A.
  • Our subway stops are just as pretty as these stations in Munich. Not. (Complex Art+Design)
  • But, we’ll bet you that our sprawl is denser than your sprawl, New York (Curbed L.A.)
  • Among the other random notes from Metro Board meetings is a motion by Don Knabe asking for the Metro Airport Connector project to be accelerated with or without Measure J. And the depressing news that, even with Measure J, project completion date is 2023. (The Source)
  • On Nov. 2, chat live with Metro ExpressLanes Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins about the opening of Metro ExpressLanes on the I-110 (The Source)
  • The DASH turned 41 yesterday (Metro Primary Resources)
  • A study claims L.A. traffic is the most congested in the U.S. (Exhaust Notes)
  • Felix Salmon says “Not so fast!” because measuring congestion is trickier than you think (Reuters).
  • Using unmanned drones to police the Bay Area? It could happen. (Salon)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill