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9:47 AM PDT on March 20, 2013

I'll be filling in for Damien Newton as editor of Streetsblog LA for the next two days, as he travels to Rome for an audience with the first transit-using Pope. Okay, no, that's not really where he is. But he should be, right? I'd read that story.

    • The victim of the horrific Zoo Drive hit-and-run calls for the driver to turn himself in (KTLA)
    • Even cops fall victim to dangerous U-turning drivers (LA Daily News)
    • That other HSR project, from LA to LV, is under attack in DC from the GOP (Las Vegas Sun)
    • But the Downtown Streetcar project is on track to secure final funding (Blog Downtown)
    • San Diego driver runs away after wrecking his brand new $220,000 Lamborghini (LAist)
    • Bad idea keeps coming back; Tesla's Elon Musk calls for double-decking the 405 (KCRW via Curbed LA)
    • BART allows bikes on trains, world doesn't end (KALW via LA Transportation Headlines)
    • Sonoma becomes first county to adopt LA's cyclist anti-harassment ordinance (Press Democrat)
    • Lancaster pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run (LA Daily News)
    • Lead singer of of gloomy 80's band Bauhaus pleads not guilty to drunken hit-and-run (LA Times)
    • Meanwhile, rapper Too Short attempts — and fails — to flee DUI and drug charges on foot (LAist)

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