Today’s Headlines

Adventure on Metro Gold line from TheDudeAbides

  • Rosendahl Claims “Yaroslavsky Exemption” Created a Political Problem Only a Brentwood Exemption Would Fix (Patch)
  • All Aboard the Crenshaw Subway (Fix Expo)
  • Taking Transit to Dodger Stadium Is Not Hard (LA Observed)
  • Will Expo Really Help Santa Monica’s Traffic Mess? (Patch)
  • A Ghost Bike Arises in Silver Lake (Blogging L.A.)
  • American Lung Association: L.A. Amongst the Smoggiest Cities in the Country (LAT)
  • Burbank Assemblyman Wants to Harness the Power of Freeway Vibrations (NBC4)
  • Metrolink Adding Hour Express from San Bernadino to DTLA (Redlands Facts)
  • Parking Scofflaws Owe City $15 Million (LAT)
  • Parking Scofflaws Owe City $19 Million (Daily News)
  • W Goes for a Mountain Bike Ride with Wounded Vets (My West Texas via Biking In L.A.)

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Metro Did the Right Thing By Not Over-Parking Expo Line Phase 2

Metro’s Expo Line Phase 2 opens this Friday. Though there is a lot of excitement and praise for the line, the Expo extension from Culver City to Downtown Santa Monica has also received some criticism. Note that Expo Phase 1 weathered its own criticism, and exceeded expectations. Some critics are suggesting the line could be “doomed” […]

Times, ABC7, and Metro Parking Stories Are Wrong and Misleading

Yesterday, the L.A. Times ran Lack of Parking Drives Many Away from Mass Transit, an article by Laura Nelson. The Times starts with the example of a San Fernando Valley Metro Red Line commuter nearly missing grabbing a parking space. This leads to assertions of “parking shortages” on “L.A.’s light-rail system [sic – Red Line is […]

Open House Showcases Expo Bike Path Gap Closure Options

An overflow crowd of more than one hundred people showed up to last night’s Expo Bike Path meeting at the Palms-Rancho Park Branch Library. A representative from Councilmember Paul Koretz welcomed the boisterous crowd before turning the open house over to L.A. City Transportation Department (LADOT) Senior Bicycle Coordinator Michelle Mowery. The crowd appeared to be about […]

Ideas On How Metro and the Rams Can Expand Fan Transportation Choices

You may have heard that the National Football League’s Rams are back in Los Angeles. The football is no doubt exciting, but the team’s presence has also elevated Southern California conversations about parking, congestion, transit, and traffic. Now through 2018, the Rams play home games at the Coliseum in Exposition Park, a stone’s throw from the Metro […]

Eyes on the Street: Metro Expo Line 2 Has Parking Available

Someone get the word out to all those eager Metro Expo Line riders that the L.A. Times, Los Angeles Magazine and KTLA5 were so concerned about! Get the word out to Pacific Palisades! Lo and behold, it turns out that there is actually plenty of car parking available along the newly-opened Metro Expo Line phase 2. […]