To this day, jargon that originated in the mid-20th Century highway era tilts transportation engineering against walking, biking, and transit.
If Seattle is going to give bike-share another try, it will have to learn from this experience. The Pronto system started off small and never scaled up. And that mandatory helmet law really didn't help.
Parcel Taxes Are Better Than Impact Fees (Let’s Go L.A.) 2016 Was Hottest Year Ever (KPCC) Submit Comments On Woodland Hills Ventura Blvd Redesign By Friday (LACBC) Metro Has Three New Boardmembers (The Source) Measure S Would Prevent Homeless Housing On City Sites (Urbanize) Expo Line Culver City Station Parking Lot Closed For TOD Construction (The […]
This Wednesday, Metro's Planning and Programming Committee will vote on whether to approve the development guidelines for the lots at Mariachi Plaza that Metro would send to potential bidders as part of the Request for Proposals (RFP) process.
(Read the survey responses for Jesse Creed, Paul Koretz and Mark Herd by clicking on their names.) In 2013, I described the election in the Los Angeles City Council District 5 as “quiet.” Paul Koretz was a reliable vote for bicycle friendly policies, albeit a little slow to implement change in his district. His only […]
This week: Measure S, Metro committees, and Metro art.