Are You Visiting Streetsblog Lite? If Not…

Here’s what you missed in the past couple of days:

If you miss the “old” L.A. Streetsblog which regularly featured funny picures and short videos, those types of posts can be found everyday on Streetsblog Lite.  But we mean for Streetsblog Lite to be a more user-driven experience, and submitting pictures, videos, graphs and essays is just a click away.

And for any keen readers who noticed a one-day gap in our Liter coverage yesterday, Veronica and I were working on a special project we’ll unveil on Monday.  But we’ll post a hint on Streetsblog Lite later today.

  • Davistrain

    I didn’t do an in-depth look at the “journey to work” map of England, but the percentage of Britons driving to work (71%) in the land of big red buses, railways going many places and two different flavors of subway trains in London was rather surprising.  Not sure how much “petrol” costs, but it must be around a US equivalent of $7 or $8 a gallon by now.

  • Mike

    I would not be hard, technically speaking, to make such a map for the USA.  There is a commuting data for a subset of the population in the Census’s American Community Survey.  But Census data that contains home and work addresses is confidential, so you’d need to be a qualified researcher to get your hands on it.


A Very Bikey Week in Livable Streets Events

Let’s just jump right in, shall we? Monday – Bike Week kicks off in L.A. in just a couple of minutes.  Join Metro and City executives and some of the city’s top bike advocates at Exposition Park at 10:00 A.M.  Get the details, right here. Monday – When it comes to Bike Week, the City […]

Bike Summit Panel: Safety in the Inner City

Thanks Again Josef Bray Ali and DJ Chicken Leather (editor’s note: I’m told to expect more of these videos from the Bike Summit and as they are finnished, I’ll post them here at Streetsblog.) My favorite panel from last week’s Bike Summit, "Bike Safety in the Inner City," featured a group I’d never heard of, […]