• Mayor Villaraigosa’s office publishes a new public service announcement to publicize the city’s “Give Me 3″ campaign. (LA Streetsblog)
  • DC Streetsblog suggests that Nissan, Chevy and other electric car companies are applying a lot of greenwashing to their publicity efforts, in an attempt to duck things such as
    • Electric cars aren’t expected to go mainstream enough to make a significant impact on greenhouse gas emissions
    • Electric cars still keep us wedded to our car culture
    • Electric car makers (principally the Chevy Volt) have exaggerated their vehicles’ mpg

Sirinya poses next to one of the electric cars featured at the Santa Monica Alternative Car and Transit Expo on October 2, 2010.

  • The 405 freeway will be closed between Getty Center Drive and the 405-101 interchange tonight between midnight and 5AM for the demolition of the Skirball Center bridge. (The Source).
  • Bruins for Transit is launching another petition, this time to re-articulate its support for the extension of the Westside Subway to the VA and to urge the Metro Board of Directors to approve the subway’s Draft Environmental Impact Report. (LA Subway Blog).