Cyclist enjoys Car-Free Day in Vancouver, 2007. Picture by AirChinaPilot/Flickr

Today is World Car-free Day. But for many of us Be A Green Commuter readers, everyday is Car-Free Day – yay!

Line 920 on cutting block. I’ve mentioned it here before. Dana Gabbard of LA Streetsblog gave tips to people if they wanted to organize to save Line 920, but perhaps another one of the 20 routes on the cutting block merited some more attention.

Surprise, surprise: A USA Today story reports that roads in San Jose and LA are at the bottom of a ranking of the 10 urban regions that have the greatest share of major roads and highways with pavements in poor condition.

Tomorrow, the Metro Board votes on a motion introduced by Mayor Villaraigosa seeking to improve and change the way that the agency treats cyclists. Though a big step forward for Metro, Damien Newton of LA Streetsblog suggests that this is a “solid double, not a home run”. (LA Streetsblog, LACBC).

How could I have missed this? The Expansion of real-time information could be coming as early as 2011 (The Source). Tomorrow, the Metro Board votes on the approval of a contract with NextBus to make real-time information accessible via phone, web, and other display mechanisms.  Presently, real-time information is only available for a handful of Rapid Bus routes.