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


Metro Proposes Pilot For All-Paid Parking At Nine Stations

The Metro board will hear a promising proposal [PDF] that increases paid parking at nine stations on three Metro rail lines. According to The Source, the proposal will be presented to the Metro board this month, voted on in March, and go into effect in May if approved. Charging for station parking was recommended under […]

Cal Transit Association on State Budget: Armageddon Is Here

Yesterday, transit advocates from around the state strove to grapple with the new reality that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state legislature’s "compromise" on the state budget completely abolished the State Transit Assistance (STA) and the $536 million that it dedicated to subsidizing transit operations. There are multiple villains in this story, but the blackest […]