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No, L.A. Times, there is no Metro ridership “doom spiral” now. Buses and trains are crowded as Metro ridership has been increasing for 18 consecutive months. Slide via June 2024 Metro CEO report

  • Supreme Court Ruling Empowers Cities To Criminalize Unhoused People (LAT, Torched, LB Watchdog)
  • L.A. Sees Drop In Homeless Population, First In 6 Years (LAT, KTLA, LA Magazine)
    • County Sees Very Small Drop In Homeless Population (LB Watchdog)
  • SBLA Letter: No Doom Spiral, Metro Ridership Keeps Increasing (LAT)
  • Metro System Failure Halts All Trains Late Friday, Apparently Briefly (Reddit)
  • LAT's 'L.A. Influential' Profiles :
  • DTLA Street Race Takeover Crowd Shoots Fireworks At and Tags Metro Bus (KTLA, LAT)
    • Earlier DTLA Street Race Left Cars In Flames (LAT, CBS)
  • Metrolink Approves Budget With 30% Service Increase (KTLA)
  • Students Ride Free On Metrolink (LAist, KTLA)
  • Caltrans Seeks Input On PCH Safety Plans (SM Mirror)
  • Pasadena Collecting Oral Histories Of 710 Freeway Harms (Daily News)
  • Carnage: Suspect Arrested In Deadly Monterey Park DUI Crash (SGV Tribune)
  • Caltrans Widening Highway 99 Where Trees Mark Middle Of CA (LAist)
  • CA Legislature Plans To Put $10B Climate Bond To Voters (LAT)
  • SoCal Having Another Scorching Heat Wave (KTLA, KABC) Plus Wildfires (KTLA)

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