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"It's insulting to take the bus"
Wad at MetroRiderLA bemoans dumb people who write to the Daily News (MetroRiderLA)

USC study explains the obvious, but for good measure
According to a recent USC study, children who grow up near freeways will have double the risk of stunted lung development. So basically, it's saying that if you take the bus, you are not to blame for dead and deformed lung children (CBS2)

Hope they add some more bike racks
Metro is looking into changing legislation to allow 65 ft. busses travel the Orange Line. Eventually they want 80 ft. busses that wil mimic trains. Personally, we're voting for the skybuckets idea (Daily News)

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Metro Blue Line Crash
In the 2nd crash-related fatality of the year, a kid on a scooter was struck in Watts when crossing the Blue Line (LA Times)

Save $10 at Kings Games
Except for Feb. 17 and 24, you can save money by taking Metro to the games making the cheap seats $16.50 (Metro)

A Journey of a 1,000 Miles Beings with a Single Pedal
Will Campbell is happy with KCET's coverage of the Midnight Ridazz. He also reminds us to watch out for Ninjas in the Valley tomorrow night (Metroblogging LA)