Streetsblog California contributor, covering news in Orange County.
Santa Ana and Garden Grove want to extend the OC Streetcar and improve transit, but Anaheim and Fullerton oppose a streetcar option--and any project that would take away a general-use lane for transit.
OCTA plans to improve its transit service--but also to widen roads in the name of "congestion relief."
"Connecting the Dots: A Discussion of the Structural Realities of Policy and Advocacy Efforts in Orange County," offers some solutions for overcoming barriers to nonprofits participating in and influencing policy discussions in the county.
One good does not cancel out a bad. And in the case of the freshly installed (and almost completed) protected bike lane on Bristol Street in Santa Ana, a lot of bad preceded this hallmark moment. The city started installing the Bristol Street protected bike lane over the weekend between Seventeenth Street and Washington Boulevard. […]
Play It Safe! is a throwback video game that reminds drivers about rules on bicycle/pedestrian safety
Orange County has been headlining state and national news for the past months--especially last week--because of the way the region is dealing, or not, with its homeless crisis.
Many regional projects that get funding from cap-and-trade may not provide direct benefits to the disadvantaged communities they claim to be helping.
Seventeenth Street is one of the wider streets in Santa Ana, with this stretch from curb to curb being more than 102 feet wide--the car flew more than fifty feet to reach that office's second floor.
According to OCTA's criteria, a streetcar or bus rapid transit would best serve the needs of people using this busy corridor.
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More than 45 people came out to a busy street in Santa Ana on December 14 to walk together and talk about the history and future of the surrounding area.