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.
Raising money for transit by charging more to drive is good public policy but difficult politics. If it was easy, many more cities would have a congestion pricing system in place by now. But one British city has recently managed to enact a transit funding stream with a fee on cars. The system is easy to administer to […]
Two Bike Shop Owners Talk About the Struggle of Independent Bike Shops (Bike Talk) Metro Has a Plan for the Chargers (The Source) Culver City Considers Protected Bikeway from Expo Station to Downtown Strip (KPCC) CAHSR Blog Casts Shade at Report Warning of Cost Overruns for CAHSR… …The LAT Has a Slightly Different Take Palos […]
Passage of Measure S would be a catastrophe for the future of the city; new housing is the only thing keeping rents from growing even faster. Anti-development advocates are making a grievous error when they view new luxury housing as a cause of rising prices, rather than a symptom of them.