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Schwarzenegger Proposes Making the 405 a Double Decker Freeway

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To the casual observer, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger seems like an environmental crusader.  He signs anti-sprawl legislation, he sues the federal government over emission standards for automobiles, he flies around the world to attend greenhouse gas conferences. But to those of us that live here and have been working to clean and green our transportation system; […]

Insurrection at LADOT

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“The rank and file has lost confidence in our general manager,” thundered Mike Hunt, an LADOT engineer and “proud” SEIU Union Steward. “He doesn’t listen to us. He ridicules us every chance he gets. He puts the blame on us for doing our job, and implementing the policies he put forth for us.” Hunt was […]

Guest Opinion: The Future of Los Angeles is Bus Rapid Transit

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Los Angeles is finally on its way toward realizing the dream of a regional rapid transit system. Five rail lines are simultaneously under construction, and there is renewed momentum to fund another round of transit expansion on the 2016 ballot. Move L.A. recently unveiled a Strawman Proposal for “Measure R2” to accelerate the completion of the remaining Measure […]

Eyes on the Street: Give Me 3 Appears

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That was fast On Tuesday morning, the Mayor’s Office, LAPD, LADOT, LACBC and Midnight Ridazz held a press conference to announce the winner of a slogan contest that will appear on posters throughout the City of Los Angeles.  Last night, Gary Kavanaugh of Santa Monica Spokes told me that he saw a sign on the […]