Last year, Metro increased its annual freeway expansion budget by a whopping 80 percent. This year, the agency has proposed an 33.5 percent increase on top of last year's. Here's a list of Metro big widening projects.
Can you see the streets from LADOT’s offices in Caltrans’ Death Star? Photo: Leighton Group (Update: the LADOT responded just before "closing time" today. Here is their official response: The information provided yesterday is accurate and still stands: the Department has no current plans to remove any portion of the bike lane or to install […]
The bike lane looks good to me. Video via SCV Talk In June of 2008, the City of Santa Clarita passed a Non-Motorized Transportation Plan, basically a Bike Master Plan and Pedestrian Master Plan rolled into one document, by a 5-0 vote. Cyclists were happy, pedestrians were happy and city staff was able to take […]
Last week, I had a chance to ride on the recently-installed bike lane that runs parallel to the Expo Light Rail Line in South Los Angeles from USC to La Cienega Boulevard. At first, the lanes run on Exposition Boulevard until La Brea where they shoot up to Jefferson Boulevard. There has already been some […]
With Carmageddon once again looming over Los Angeles, we have another opportunity to reflect on the 405 freeway: what does it mean and what do we want from it? What does it mean that the 405 between the 90 and the 101 has been under construction for the better part of this millenium, yet it still […]
Editor’s Note: When people don’t like a project, they sometimes criticize the process that lead to that project. We are passing along a recent email blast from the Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council that set the record straight on the extensive public outreach process that lead to bike lanes on Colorado Boulevard. The Colorado Blvd bike lane […]