Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa broke his arm on a bike a week and a half ago, and he's more eager than ever to make the city more bicycle-friendly. Santa Monica just might beat LA to the punch. Both cities have plans to close some streets to cars on Sundays with the ultimate goal of encouraging commuting by bike. In cities built for the automobile, what about bicycle safety and interrupting traffic flow for millions of cars? Also, a federal judge says "no" to parts of Arizona's new immigration law. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the Bush tax cuts are about to expire, paving the way for another election-year showdown. What are the possible options for individual taxpayers, the deficit and the economy?
LA Commuters, Get Ready to Ride Your Bikes
From this Episode:
Judge Blocks Part of Arizona Immigration Law
Arizona lost a round in court today when Federal District Judge Susan Bolton temporarily blocked two controversial provisions of its new immigration law. One requires...
9 min, 8 sec
Tax Cuts, the Deficit and the November Election
Tax cuts signed into law by George W. Bush were attacked for making the rich richer at the expense of the Middle Class and for helping to turn a federal surplus into a...
26 min, 18 sec