Several of the late Nipsey Hussle's music videos were filmed at Dorset Village over the course of his career, including DJ Khaled's "Higher." Dorset Village is located a block east of Nipsey Hussle Square (Crenshaw and Slauson).

Public Comment Period on Dorset Village Extended; Number of Proposed Affordable Units Dropped to 141

LAX's new red bus-only lanes - as seen from the Metro Green Line shuttle bus in late December. Photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Eyes on the Street: Los Angeles’ First Red Bus-Only Lanes – at LAX

Today’s Headlines

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  • Feuding Neighborhood Councils Threaten Westwood Bike Lane Proposal (Daily Bruin)
  • Metro Seeks State Funds to Extend Green Line Platforms (Urbanize)
  • L.A. City Sidewalk Repair EIR Open For Public Comment (Canoga Park NC)
  • Copper Wire Theft A Problem For Metro (LAist)
  • Take Metro to Women’s March This Saturday (The Source)
  • In Long Beach, Violent Crime Is Up, Overall Crime and Bike Theft Are Down (Long Beach Post)
  • Podium-Parking 318-Home Development Rising at Chinatown Gold Line Station (Urbanize)
  • Redlined Neighborhoods More Likely to Be Hotter, Have Fewer Trees (NPR)
  • Should Public Transit Be Free? (NY Times)
  • British Tabloid Teases Bruce Willis for Wearing a Helmet While Riding E-Bike (The Sun)

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Kea Wilson: The Making of an Advocate

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Streetsblog's newest editor joins us with an opening essay about her beginnings as a livable streets advocate.
Via City Metric

How Cars Waste Space — In Six Simple Images

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Let's hope 2020 is the year when graphics like these finally fall out of date.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Some Details Emerging On Metro NextGen Bus Service Re-Org (Curbed, LAT)
    …How NextGen Could Affect West Hollywood (Pink Line)
  • Vigil Tonight For Amber Leist, Sheriff Killed By Driver (Daily News, CiclaValley)
    …Son Says She Was A Hero (KTLA)
  • Nationally In 2019 Public Transit Ridership Increased, Tho Not L.A. (CityLab)
  • Newsome Looks To Vacant State Property For Homeless Housing (Downtown News)
  • Advocates Challenge Cm O’Farrell Homeless Sweeps At Echo Park (Eastsider, ABC7)
    …O’Farell Staff Responds Testily (Twitter), O’Farrell Photographed At Scene (Twitter)
  • If L.A. Wants Trump Help On Homeless, Beware Strings Attached (LAT)
  • Curbed‘s Future Headlines For A Livable L.A.

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This Week In Livable Streets

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Four corners walk, Silver Lake river-bike connections, Pasadena VMT vs. LOS, Metro committees, Sepulveda rail, and more.
Tamika Butler, left, when she was sworn in as CTC commissioner. CTC Executive Director Susan Bransen and Commissioner Hilary Norton are with her. Image: Susan Bransen via Twitter

Equity and Active Transportation Advocate Tamika Butler Resigns from California Transportation Commission

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It looked like there might finally be a commissioner on board who understood and could articulate the challenges of people living in poor and underserved communities. But Butler has resigned.
Americans favor transportation policies that would address climate change, such as increased transit and bike lanes, according to a new poll

Emissions Report: Cars Are Still Our Biggest Problem

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United States greenhouse gas emissions are down —but our cars are still pumping out pollution like they always have.
Pasadena City slide explaining implications of VMT/LOS. Image via PCSC

Pasadena Re-Examining Key Environmental Metric – Vehicle Miles Traveled

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Pasadena is looking at a key planning tool "Vehicle Miles Traveled," with big implications for walkability, bikeability, transit, and housing

Today’s Headlines

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  • Pasadena Could Back-Pedal On VMT (Biking in L.A., Pasadena Complete Streets)
  • Changing the Way Folks Talk About Car Crashes (LAist)
  • Metro’s New Line Naming System Is In Effect (LAist)
  • L.A. Rethinking Taxi System (NYT)
  • Carnage: Driver Hits, Kills Off-Duty Sheriff In Valley Village (LAT, Daily News)
    …Driver Kills Skateboarder In Pico Rivera Hit-and-Run Crash (CBS2)
  • Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Into Eight Parked Cars In Bellflower (CBS2)
  • NoHo Bar Fight Leads To Overturned Car (CBS2)
  • Metrolink Focus On Safety In Decade After Glendale Crash (Daily News)
  • LAT On Lee-Lundquist Election Rematch
  • More On the Future Of L.A. Street Lights (LAist)
  • Homeowner Sues To Stop Los Feliz Bridge Housing (Curbed)
  • 94-Unit Low Income Homes Project Planned In Westlake (Urbanize)
  • Supportive Homes Opening, More Needed (LAT)

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State DOTs Want More Money, Fewer Regulations

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AASHTO-ld you so! State DOT association wants the same funding for highway construction — and no provisions to make roads safer.

Today’s Headlines

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  • An Interview with Biking Altadena Councilmember Dorothy Wong (Pasadena Weekly)
  • Listen to Our Interview with CM Wong at SGV Connect from Last Year
  • Addison: We Need to Change the Way We Talk About Traffic Deaths (Longbeachize)
  • Judge rules A.B. 5 Doesn’t Apply to Truckers (LA Times,?Transport Topics)
  • California Budget Includes $1 Billion for “Green Loans” (CalMatters)
  • Streets for All Announces City Council Endorsements
  • Fewer Teenagers Are Getting Their Drivers’ Licenses. (Bloomberg)
  • Garcetti, Garcia Endorse Biden as Former Veep Visits Southland (LAT, LBP)

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