While it’s not technically a short week, the calendar is a little on the light side. Don’t forget, we’re not publishing next Monday. Tuesday, September 1, The State of California hosts a public workshop on how it can improve its Cap-and-Trade funding program. The workshop is 3-5 in the Metro Board Room next to Union Station. […]
That picture above? It’s a major local street near downtown Buffalo at rush hour. David Steel at Network blog Buffalo Rising says this situation should be a wake up call to reverse the region’s commitment to highways and long-distance travel at the expense of his city: This picture shows the height of the morning rush […]
While New York City is enjoying the successful launch of CitiBike, the nation’s largest bike share system, Los Angeles is still waiting for Bike Nation to begin installation of the 4,000 bike bike share system it promised at the April 2012 CicLAvia. The system was supposed to begin operation last winter, and then last April, but there […]
Albert Einstein says that the definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I have bad news for transportation planners at OCTA and Caltrans. You’ve gone insane. And the disease is spreading. The Orange County Transportation Authority and Caltrans are banding together for another 1950’s style environmental disaster, […]
Monday's L.A. Times attacked the California High Speed Rail Authority. Reporter Ralph Vartabedian claims a report shows cost overruns and delays, though the Times does not provide readers a chance to read the report for themselves.
In what is undoubtedly one of the strangest campaigns yet, Councilmember Suja Lowenthal wants you to name the already-named Transit Mall Station per the MTA. Located on 1st Street between Pine and Pacific Avenues down, the at-grade station that services the Blue Line is part of the Metro–and has been for 23 years. In 2011, […]