Today’s Headlines

  • Fare Hike to Raise $21M This Year – Won’t Completely End Metro Deficit (SGV Tribune)
  • Metro’s Sheriff Department Audit Leading to Needed Changes (LAT)
  • 3-Foot Passing Law Going into Effect Is Not About Stigmatizing Motorists (LA Register)
  • Walkable Revitalization Planned for Pacoima’s Future (Curbed)
  • Why Switch From LOS to VMT Is A BFD (NRDC)
  • Hybrid Electric Car Sales Slowing Down (KCET)
  • 4500 Pedestrians Killed Crossing U.S. Streets Each Year (Every Body Walk)

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Language Is Important

This terrible headline via the Huffington Post It’s been a common theme when Streetsblog covers crashes to note the soft bias of the writing and headlines in more traditional news sources.  This bias nearly always deflect guilt away from the people who cause the crashes. It amazes me when I watch coverage of a tragedy […]

Today’s Headlines

Crossing Controversy, Problems With Sewers Delay Expo By Nearly a Year (Times) New Zipcars Only Available to Students? (Daily News) Showdown Over City Budget Could Lead to Hundreds of Layoffs (Times) Duarte Creates Committee on Gold Line Extension (Pasadena Star-News) NYT: America Needs a National Anti-Texting Law Bill on Schwarzenegger’s Desk Would Test Interlock System […]