Today’s Headlines

I’ll be filling in for Damien Newton as guest editor for LA Streetsblog today. I’ll do my best not to break anything here until he resumes his regular duties on Monday. 

  • LAPD & CHP cracking down on drunk drivers this St. Patrick’s Day weekend (Annenberg TV News)
  • Sunday’s L.A. Marathon will close streets throughout the Westside, panic does not ensue (LA Times)
  • Santa Monica works to integrate the Big Blue Bus system with the Expo Line extension (The Source)
  • AEG no longer for sale, but the CEO negotiating for a Downtown NFL Stadium is out (Curbed LA)
  • Will the new transit-riding pontiff give up the Popemobile? (Transportation Nation)
  • The next skirmish in the battle over NELA bike lanes takes place March 27th (Eagle Rock Patch)
  • Not On My Front Street: Brentwood residents say no bike lanes on Bundy (Brentwood Patch)
  • Meanwhile, interested NoHo parties will actually sit down to discuss bike lanes (NHTL Patch)
  • A muralist turns the Valley’s Van Nuys Blvd into his own canvas (KCET Departures)
  • A new Kickstarter campaign promises to bring bike-in movies to the L.A. River (KCET Departures)
  • Malawi driver kills 3 members of family walking on road; naturally, bicyclists are blamed (Nyasa Times)
  • Victoria’s Secret supermodel injured on an unnamed L.A. freeway (Mail Online)
  • No matter how bad your day is, it could be worse. You could be on a Carnival cruise. (LA Times)

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