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Transportation headlines, Thursday, October 16

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Loading Lovely sunset in #EastLA captured by @ter_renz #MetroGoldLine #MetroRail #palmtrees #LosAngeles #sunset #GoMetro View on Instagram Why the 405 isn’t any faster with more [continue reading]

A few photos from yesterday's CicLAvia on Wilshire Boulevard

No surprise: another big crowd for CicLAvia on Sunday, with cyclists, walkers and others taking over Wilshire Boulevard between downtown Los Angeles and the Miracle Mile. Here are a few pics. Kind of wish you were out here? There's still time! #ciclavia pic.twitter.com/2eFIHuql57 — CicLAvia (@CicLAvia) April 6, 2014 https://twitter.com/MargaretTwitty8/status/451420458899214336/photo/1 [continue reading]

A health promoting L.A.

An article by Jane Brody in Monday’s New York Times explores how some developers, urban planners and public health researchers are taking a different view of sprawl versus thoughtful urban infill development. Brody cites the work of UCLA researchers and others suggesting that in creating car-centric communities we may be fostering obesity, poor health, social [continue reading]