Read the agenda, here: http://ens.lacity.org/clk/committeeagend/clkcommitteeagend3079663_11142012.pdf
DamienTalks with new person-on-the-street correspondent Brian Velez
Koretz Calls For Banning Bikes On Westwood Blvd (Biking in L.A.) Metro Board May Change Its Mind About Selling Naming Rights (SGV Tribune) A Case Against A Union Station To LAX Express Train (Urbanize) The Source Previews Today’s Metro Board Meeting Koreatown Is Getting Denser (L.A. Weekly) 7-Story Mixed Use Housing Planned Near NoHo Station […]
Metro's new policing contract is hopefully a first step toward effective responsible policing. For the enormous amounts of money Metro spends on policing, passengers and taxpayers deserve better.
As the board prepares for this decision, it seems like a good time to remind both Metro and our law enforcement agencies that the passengers that have the greatest dependence on Metro are the ones who need safe passage the most. And right now, they're the ones who are least likely to feel like that is what they are getting.
Tomorrow, the Metro board will be voting on a recommended alternative for future run-through tracks at Union Station. (Update: on 2/23 the Metro board voted to postpone/continue the item.) The new loop tracks would extend Union Station’s existing stub-end tracks. The project will include tracks running on a new wide 101 Freeway bridge just east of the existing […]
Seattle is booming, and in downtown, transit has been absorbing most of the city's growth in travel. With the streets full during rush hour, the only way to increase capacity is to reallocate street space from cars to more compact modes like buses and bikes.