Recent Streetsblog LA posts about buses

"Natural Gas is so 90s" coalition rallies for fully electric Metro bus fleet. Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Coalition Pushes for Metro Fully Electric Bus Fleet by 2030

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Before this morning’s Metro board meeting, a coalition rallied¬†for fully electrifying Metro’s 2,200 bus fleet by the year 2030. In March, Metro is expected to approve a procurement for 1,000 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. The coalition is campaigning to block the expected CNG bus purchase. Organizations in the coalition include Food & Water […]
New bus lane signage on Cesar Chavez Avenue near Grand Avenue in downtown L.A. Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

New Bus Lane Signage More Bike-Friendly

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L.A. bus lane signage has changed somewhat. On peak-hour bus lane segments installed earlier the signs read "Buses/Right Turns/Only" with a smaller "Bikes OK" notation at the very bottom. The new signs are a bit clearer on the status of bicycling, with "Buses/Bikes &/Right Turns/Only" prominently.

#DamienTalksSGV 19 – Foothill Transit’s Doran Barnes

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This week, #DamienTalks with Doran Barnes, the executive director of Foothill Transit and the Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Our conversation touches on a wide range of subjects including integrating Foothill Transit with the new Gold Line Extension, Measure M, and Foothill Transit’s ground-breaking electric bus program. […]