Councilmember Raman Celebrates New Riverside Drive Protected Bike LanesBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
"We can choose to make Los Angeles a city where biking, rolling, walking, taking transit, and driving are safer, more enjoyable, and more joyful. And that's what this morning is about - more joy."
Eyes on the Street: DIY Crosswalks In East HollywoodBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
"We... tried for years to request crosswalks and other safe streets infrastructure the official way. At every turn, we’ve been met with delays, excuses, and inaction from our city government..."
Proposed Metro FY22-23 Budget: Increase Freeway Widening, Decrease Transit ConstructionBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
While the Metro FY22-23 budget figures are still in flux, the latest proposal shows a 30 percent increase in freeway expansion and a 9 percent decrease in transit expansion
Eyes on the Street: Red Pavement Bus Lane Improvements in Downtown L.A. and East HollywoodBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
Bus-only lane improvements on First Street, Aliso Street, Alameda Street, Figueroa Street, and Hollywood Boulevard - plus Metro announces that LADOT is beginning targeted enforcement of bus lanes
Ghost Train Podcast Explores Denver’s Troubled Rail Expansion, with Lessons for Other LocalesBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
Ghost Train is "the story of how one polluted, traffic-choked city went all in on trains, and what happened when that plan jumped the track.
High Gas Prices Got You Down? Some Tips for Newbie L.A. CyclistsBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
Chose bike-friendly routes, combine bicycling and transit, lock carefully - and more
Mayor Garcetti Approves 177 Miles of Speed Limit ReductionsBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
Enabled by state law reforms, L.A. City is reducing speed limits on 177 miles of streets - going into effect by June 2022
L.A. City Council Transportation Committee Approves Unprecedented Speed Limit ReductionsBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
LADOT General Manager Reynolds stated that though "this is a great day" speed limit reform advocacy is not done, because "the 85th percentile rule needs to go away entirely."
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia Planning Legislation to Stop Freeway Expansion in Underserved CommunitiesBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
Garcia's bill would prohibit the state from funding or permitting highway projects in areas with high rates of pollution and poverty and where residents have suffered negative health effects from living near freeways.
Analysis Shows Racist Harms of Freeway ProjectsBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
In five states - California, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Texas - the Times found that large highway building projects demolished homes predominantly in Black and Latino neighborhoods
CA High-Speed Rail Authority Approves Plan for Connection into L.A. CountyBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
Bakersfield to Palmdale EIR approved, readying the section to catch potential infrastructure funding
Environmental Protection Agency Nixes Metro and Caltrans’ Current Plan for Expanding Lower 710 FreewayBy Joe Linton | | No Comments
Dealing a blow to Metro's effort to fast-track expansion of the lower 710 Freeway, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has mandated that Metro follow air quality laws.