Today’s Headlines

I”ll be filling in for Damien Newton as editor of Streetsblog for the next few days. The first order of business is to remind you it’s Election Day here in Los Angeles and some other local communities; for most of us, voting will be the most important thing you can do today.

  • UCLA study shows LA transit lines really are better for the environment (The Source)
  • On the other hand, a Metrolink fare increase could do more harm to your wallet (The Source)
  • The Times has headline fun with a messy big rig crash (LAT)
  • Motorists and bike riders stage counter protests over San Pedro bike lanes (Daily Breeze)
  • Metro considers traffic mitigation fees for new development, decades after other cities (Curbed LA)
  • Outgoing Mayor Villaraigosa finds $40 million for a Leimert Park Metro stop (Curbed LA)
  • He’s not dead yet, but LAX’s Tom Bradley Great Hall to be named for Villaraigosa (Curbed LA)
  • Turns out conflict between bikes, cars and motorcycles isn’t just a SoCal phenomenon (Denver Post)
  • Slightly more than I’ve done; new world speed record on motorized bike set at 163 mph (Gizmodo)
  • Daily Carnage: Speeding motorist loses control of BMW, takes his own life in Costa Mesa (KABC)
  • Daily Carnage 2: Two women OD in a car on the Ventura Freeway (Daily News)
  • Let all take a moment to remember the victims of the Oklahoma tornado (LAT)

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