Go Green with Street Heat!

Emerald Green that is.

Today was the first of my guest posts over at Green LA Girl’s Emerald City Blog over at the Times website. For about the next month, you’ll be able to find a weekly column by me over there on Monday talking about HOT Lanes and Congestion Pricing.

Special thanks to Siel for giving me the space, and please head on over to check out her writings as well!

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The Times Giveth and the Times Taketh Away

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Fresh off the news that the Times was bringing back the Bottleneck Blog came the news that my favorite Times blog, the fabulous Emerald City, was closing down effective tomorrow, June 21.  Emerald City managed to transcend being a blog about environmentalism to being a daily guide on how everyone can clean up their lives […]

Another Street Heat Post at Emerald City

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I’ve been thinking about some of the problems Congestion Pricing has been having catching on in LA. Emerald City has been nice enough to host a series on what I’ve been thinking. The first post can be read here. All future posts on this subject will be linked to hear in my "Today’s Headlines" section.

Trucks Gone Green?

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This image comes courtesy of TrucksDeliver.org, not the Onion. If BP can stand for "Beyond Petroleum," what’s to stop the trucking industry from claiming to "deliver a cleaner tomorrow"? Not much, apparently. In a story about the current practices of K Street lobbyists, the Washington Post reports that even the American Trucking Associations — a […]

Congestion Pricing to LAX Not Dead Yet

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Roads to and from LAX on Thanksgiving Eve, 2005 A recent report written by the LADOT seemed to spell an early end for efforts to create a congestionpricing plan for LAX. The report, spelled out eight major obstacles to such a plan including public opposition, the difficulty collecting tolls without creating more congestion along the […]

Introducing Today’s Guest Writer: Siel “Green L.A. Girl” Ju

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The former mayor of Emerald City. I’m an environmental writer and activist who writes green LA girl, a blog about eco-friendly, sustainable living in Los Angeles. I’m also a contributing editor at BlogHer.com and also blog regularly for mnn.com and Lime.com. I also have a PhD — but don’t really use it. And I’m planning […]