Today’s Headlines

  • Shoddy Estimates by Bureau of Engineering May Doom Figueroa Landbridge (Arch Paper)
  • L.A.’s “Bicycle Gangs” Gaining Worldwide Notoriety for Changing City (UK Independent)
  • Another Report from the Bike Summit in Oakland (LAT)
  • “Preponderance of Traffic Doesn’t Have to Define Us” (LAist)
  • Obama Plugs America Fast Forward, Fix-It-First Funding in New Orleans (The Source)
  • Garcetti Beating the Drums for Farmers Field (L.A. Weekly)
  • The Perfect Case for Westwood Bike Lanes (Biking in L.A.)
  • All Hands on Deck When Young Girl Goes Missing on Metro (LAT)
  • SF-Based Opinion Columnist: Is it OK for Drivers to Kill Cyclists With Impunity? (NYT)
  • LA County Employee Union Considers Strike (LAT)
  • Did You Miss ARTCRANK? Ted’s Got Images of Some of the Posters (Biking in L.A.)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill


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