Open Thread: Carmageddon Predictions

I’ve had more than enough chances to tell the world my thoughts on what’s going to happen this weekend, the highlight of which had to be when Warren Olney asked Supervisor Yaroslavsky if he thought L.A. drivers were idiots in response to a comment from me, but here’s your chance to make your predictions now.  Carmageddon comes tonight, make your predictions, serious or ridiculous in the comments section.  At 10 o’clock tonight, we’ll add a new open thread for readers to let us know how they’re apocalyptic weekend is going.

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Open Thread II: Carmageddon Experiences

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Open CicLAvia Thread…

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Open Thread: What Do We Think of the First Peek at Measure R2

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Open Thread: CicLAvia

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Photo: Gary Kavanagh So what did you think of CicLAvia VII: Historic Wilshire Corridor? Leave your thoughts about yesterday’s CicLAvia and links to your favorite social media in the comments section below. I’ll add my comments early this afternoon, I want to give you all a chance to sounds off with your praise, suggestions, and […]

Why Streetsblog Doesn’t Write More About Carmageddon

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, a rock that doesn’t have Internet service, radio, television, print publications, carrier pigeons, bike message service or regular mail, you’ve been bombarded with messages about how awful next weekend is going to be. You see, to expand the already gargantuan 405 Freeway another lane in each direction, Metro […]