Today’s Headlines

  • Rest of the Poll: Slim Majority Wants to Halt HSR, But Huge Majorities See Benefits (WNYC)
  • L.A. Has the Worst Roads in the Country for a City (LAT)
  • Could the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge Become a Highline Park? (KCET)
  • Brown Signs Bill Allowing Undocumented Immigrants to Get Driver’s Licenses (Daily News, LAT)
  • Traffic Light Installed at Intersection Near Boyle Heights High School (Boyle Heights Beat)
  • Former Candidate Bostick: Close SMO, But Don’t Destroy the Runway (City Watch)
  • Don’t Forget to Look for the Art at CicLAvia (The Source)
  • Women Hurt in Glendale Hit and Run in Critical Condition (LAT)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill


Finally Given a Platform, Boyle Heights Speaks Out on Metro’s Mariachi Plaza and Affordable Housing Plans

Accused of smirking her way through Metro’s heated community meeting on the fate of Metro-owned properties in Boyle Heights by an agitated attendee, a clearly flustered Jenna Hornstock (Metro’s Deputy Executive Officer of Countywide Planning) had had enough. “It’s hard to stand up and say, ‘We screwed up!'” she said of feeling like she had […]

Gentri-flyer Sets Off Social Media Storm in Boyle Heights

When I first saw the flyer at left pop up in my social media feeds yesterday morning, I actually thought it was a joke. Touting Boyle Heights as a “charming, historic, walkable, and bikeable neighborhood” where you could put down “as little as $40K with decent credit,” it invited Arts District neighbors to join in […]

City and Residents Debate Fate of Lot at 1st and Boyle

“Dots are not a very democratic way to do things.” If there was a message Boyle Heights residents wanted to send to the city regarding their community outreach process last night, that seemed to be it. They were referring to the colored stickers planners often ask residents to use to signal their planning priorities. In […]

L.A. vs. S.F.: How Does Transportation Really Compare?

Last week, the Los Angeles Times published an article titled, “San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles.” It is summarized at today’s Metro transportation headlines. The Times highlighted recent good news, reported in early February at Streetsblog SF, that 52 percent of San Francisco trips are taken by means other than a private car: […]

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