Sorry for the delay in getting our content up today. I’ve been out of the office doing some research for an upcoming series of stories. So where was I? I’ve put a teaser video above, and the first person to correctly say where I was this morning in the comments section wins a Streetsblog t-shirt.
I admit. Usually when I’m on the Expo Line, I’ve got my face buried in my phone or an old Dr. Who book. But last week, I was staring out the window and I noticed a beautiful mural of swans on the side of a building. Doing a little digging, I discovered the mural has […]
People are often blamed for doing “stupid” things while walking, like “darting out in front of cars.” Why would anyone “dart” in front of a moving vehicle? Seems strange. But that’s the way it could seem, if you’re driving past pedestrian crossings at high speeds. Nathan at Carfree With Kids explains how poor street conditions for […]
Another side effect of the film and television industry’s abuse of Los Angeles as their personal backlots is what happens when television shows hold “open auditions” without taking the time or effort to insure that the auditions don’t negatively impact the community. Take what happens when ABC’s Shark Tank, a show where a handful of […]
I was making my way down Los Feliz to get home in Glendale. as much as I would rather bike in the street I’m just not up to braving Los Feliz blvd during rush hour. So, I take the sidewalk until I pass the 5 Freeway and get back on the street. I just started […]
Since my first trip using Metro, when I gave them an enthusiastic "A" for quality of service, I’ve had an uneven time riding the bus. Today was one of those experiences that really takes the cake. The 14 actually drove past me while I was standing on the side of the road, about 5 feet […]
Carey Mulligan, we hardly knew you. Just in time for the release of Wall Street II: Money Never Sleeps, comes news that formerly car-free movie star Carey Mulligan has been converted to a car driver because of a scene where she’s driving a car and how easy it is to get a license here in […]