Changing demands and objectives justify policies and programs that encourage people to drive less, rely more on other modes, and choose more compact, multi-modal, smart growth communities. Are these coercive? Opinion
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With Los Angeles, Charlotte, Washington D.C. and many more cities hoping on board, seats are filling up quickly on America's streetcar bandwagon. However, experts caution gung ho cities about unreal expectations for improving mobility.
Yesterday The Atlantic Cities
Two cars plunged off the I-5 truss bridge, 60 miles north of Seattle, into the frigid Skagit River at the end of Thursday's commute, but no deaths nor serious injuries occurred. The likely cause appears to be a big-rig hitting the 58-year-old bridge.
Yesterday Washington State Bridge Collapse - No Fatalities
After years of discussions, arguments, and pleas, residents of the Leimert Park neighborhood in South Los Angeles won their battle for the creation of a local stop along a new light rail line soon to start construction.
Yesterday Los Angeles Times