I’ve had more than enough chances to tell the world my thoughts on what’s going to happen this weekend, the highlight of which had to be when Warren Olney asked Supervisor Yaroslavsky if he thought L.A. drivers were idiots in response to a comment from me, but here’s your chance to make your predictions now. Carmageddon comes tonight, make your predictions, serious or ridiculous in the comments section. At 10 o’clock tonight, we’ll add a new open thread for readers to let us know how they’re apocalyptic weekend is going.
We got your predictions in the thread below, but as the weekend progresses feel free to let us know how/if Carmageddon is impacting your weekend. My first report is that we’re relieved that the news is recharging at the moment so that we have a couple of hours without helicopters flying overhead. Also, I got […]
There are two theories to transportation engineering and traffic. One theory is that traffic is like a raging river. If you block it in one place, it will flow someplace else. If you add more space for it to flow, it will flow more smoothly. This theory has dominated traffic and transportation plans for years. […]
The weekend before Carmageddon, I had a chance encounter with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa while visiting Councilman Bill Rosendahl’s house as part of an upcoming StreetsFilm that we’re working on. Villaraigosa was pleasant, and offered to do an interview with Streetsblog sometime soon. I decided not to bother his staff until after Carmageddon, but on Monday […]
Last year, Wolfpack Hustle stole the show, and many of the headlines, from the doomsayers that predicted Carmageddon when Caltrans had to temporarily close less than ten miles of freeway connecting the Westside of Los Angeles to the Valley. How did they do it? The bicycling team raced an airplane from Burbank to Long Beach […]
A real prediction? You’ll hear the words “peak oil” a lot in 2011. The start of the year is a great time to make predictions, and a wonderful way for an intrepid blogger to write something interesting on a day when there hasn’t been a lot of news to write about. To that end, I […]
Photo: Gary Kavanagh So what did you think of CicLAvia VII: Historic Wilshire Corridor? Leave your thoughts about yesterday’s CicLAvia and links to your favorite social media in the comments section below. I’ll add my comments early this afternoon, I want to give you all a chance to sounds off with your praise, suggestions, and […]