Bird sued the city of Beverly Hills on Thursday, seeking to overturn a six-month ban on rental scooters that the local city council approved in July. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-bird-beverly-hills-20181101-story.html
Not just because they are a safety menace, but because they let tech bros zip past the actually troubling parts of urban life, like encampments of homeless people. — Read on http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-jackson-bird-scooter-20180515-story.html
Today, I got hit by a Range Rover. With New York plates. It happened around noon. At Sixth and Santa Clara. I’d just about rode my bike down to the stop sign when homie came up close at the limit line. I’d been in a track stand when his bumper kissed my left thigh. About… Read More Homework: Get Hit By A Range Rover
No helmet? That’s a ticket. The Santa Monica Police Department has officially started cracking down on the city’s 30,000 Bird subscribers via Bird lovers tweet as tickets ruffle feathers | Santa Monica Daily Press
Uber drivers beware. Riders too. GPS service could be experienced by aircrews flying throughout the western United States. via USAF Is Jamming GPS In The Western U.S. For Largest Ever Red Flag Air War Exercise – The Drive
Who cares what it looks like when it goes this fast? With acceleration from 0-62mph in 3.4 seconds, the new business limousine is at the top of its class. The AMG SpeedShift MCT (multi clutch technology ) nine-speed sports transmission is combined with a wet start-off clutch for the first time. Source: Advertiser.ie – Most powerful… Read More The Most Powerful Mercedes E-Class – Ever
I just found this astonishing panorama and had to share it. You can find the photo on the website for the Huntington Library’s digital archive project. The subject of the photo is the beach next to the Lick Pier that once straddled the southern border of Santa Monica. The detail captured is quite remarkable. I downloaded… Read More The End of the Boardwalk, 1929
Another great print scanned by the USC Digital Library. This one shows the intersection of Westminster Avenue at Abbot Kinney. The perspective is looking to the southeast, in the southerly direction of traffic.… Read More Abbot Kinney at Westminster During Prohibition
LOL. Columbus has terminated its contract with red light camera company Redflex after its former CEO pleaded guilty to bribing city leaders, including some in Columbus and Cincinnati. via Columbus terminates contract with red light camera company | News Radio 610 WTVN.
Whoops. the raid that appears to be focused on identifying the number of drivers and the number of trips carried out since the court judgment was handed down. via You want disruption? Try this: Uber office raided again, staff cuffed • The Register.