Irate drivers calling themselves "Open Streets PDR" are working to undo recent safety improvements in Playa Del Rey. Councilmember Bonin has responded that "We should never buy into the notion that convenience is worth endangering lives."
In the Twin Cities, people living in multi-family housing - apartments, condos, or any kind of dwelling that shares walls with its neighbors - travel by car 25 percent less than people who live in single-family homes. And they get around by walking, biking, and transit much, much more.
Playa Del Mar Backlash Brings Out Worst In Drivers (Biking in L.A.) It Is Difficult To Get A Stop Sign (Walk Eagle Rock) Metro Approves $81.5M For Blue Line Interlockings To Reduce Delays (Curbed) Could Bicyclists And Motorists Compromise (CityWatch) Huizar Moves To Make 6th Street Bridge More Ped-Friendly (Urbanize) L.A. Moves To Legalize Sidewalk Food […]
Oregon has led the way in developing an alternative to the gas tax, with a pilot program that levies a fee on vehicle miles traveled. While the Oregon Department of Transportation has spent years developing the mileage-based program and is ready to expand it to all vehicles statewide, it's not part of the massive transportation spending package under discussion at the legislature.
This week: Transportation Committee, Eastside Mural Ride, Rail-to-River, APBP Happy Hour, and SCAG Toolbox Tuesday.
A lot of cities assume that all parents who can move to the suburbs will do so. But it doesn't have to be that way.