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Today, my colleague Joe Maddela sent me a link to something he’d programmed called the Rampture Calculator. The Rampture Calculator attempts to estimate the number of days someone (commuters, residents, UCLA students) will be inconvenienced by the closure of an on or off ramp at Wilshire Boulevard to the 405. While I had heard quite a […]
At tomorrow’s meeting of the Metro Board’s Executive Management and Audit Committee, the Board Members will take their first look at the agency’s “free transit to field trips” program first proposed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and approved by the Board last year. While Metro still hasn’t reached out to local experts on working with schools […]
Image: Metro Anyone trying to catch up on Metro’s Express Lanes plans for the I-10 and I-110 by reading the transcript from last week’s live chat would have stumbled upon a surprise. For nearly a week, the answer has been changed now, it seemed as though the agency was planning to deliberately refuse Express Lanes […]
It’s the 1950s all over again in Wisconsin, where — as we’ve reported before — there seems to be an undying faith among political leaders that highway spending will restore prosperity, despite the fact that more forward-thinking regions are investing in things like tearing down highways. Since Scott Walker became governor, touting himself as a […]
This weekend, the Los Angeles Times formally launched “Roadshare,” a specialized opinion page that focuses on bicycling, bike culture, and the controversy over creating safe space on the street for all road users. It announced this new web venture with an editorial, “Sharing the Road and an op/ed piece by Robert Greene entitled “Cycling in […]
Street Heat and the Westside Neighborhood Council make participating in the public process a breeze. Just follow these simple instructions: 1) Click on the form above 2) Print the form 3) Fill it out 4) Fax it to the Council (who will copy it and send it along to LADOT) at 310-475-2126 These are official […]