In advance of tomorrow’s hearing at Metro headquarters over the Westside Subway, a group called L.A. on the Move released the above video on YouTube. The video graphically illustrates their concerns. Sometimes a video is so clear that commentary from Streetsblog writers is not necessary.
The Department of City Planning and the Department of Transportation have been soliciting input for the much anticipated upcoming revision to the Transportation Element (now called the Mobility Element) of the city’s General Plan. There has already been a great conversation online (which we encourage you to participate in here) with Angelenos contributing great ideas […]
This ‘toon seemed appropriate on a day when oil prices set another record and presidential candidate John McCain called on Congress to suspend the federal gasoline tax (which would also hasten the depletion of the U.S. Highway Trust Fund, currently expected to be out of money next year). Wonder if these guys drink Miller?
The court ruled that California's cap-and-trade system involves voluntary participation and the purchase of a commodity with value—neither of which are “the hallmarks of a tax.”
The city of Malibu recently completed its first-ever bike lane, officially called the Pacific Coast Highway Bike Route Improvement Project. The new 2-mile bike lane is part of a 7-mile bike route (marked by signs, but not paint on the ground) on eastbound Pacific Coast Highway from Busch Drive (near Zuma Beach) to the city’s western border, near Leo […]
This Sunday, City Councilmember Jose Huizar will kick off the complete streets project Main & Spring Forward, which includes a protected bike lane couplet.