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Big Blue Bus Annual Meeting

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Westsiders: How would you like the Santa Monica Big Blue Bus to connect to the subway? That’s the big topic up for discussion at BBB’s round of annual community meetings. The BBB wants to take the Rapid 7 line that runs down Pico to go all the way east to meet the Metro Red Line […]

This Weekend: The AltCar Expo in Santa Monica

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Tomorrow and Sunday will mark the Fourth AltCar Expo & Conference in Santa Monica.  Admission is free and directions can be found on the AltCar’s website. In 2007, I went to the AltCar Expo in Santa Monica and reviewed it for Street Heat in one of my first posts and first ventures into transportation reform […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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The week starts a little slow, but it heats up fast starting on Wednesday. It ends with a Streetsblog/SaMo Next fundraiser. That’s fun. Wednesday, Thursday– The Metro Board of Directors Committee meetings splash down this week. There’s nothing earth shattering on the agenda, the coolest meeting is a special meeting on Union Station we’ll discuss […]

Car Is Still King at Alt-Car Expo

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(editor’s note: There are a couple of great videos after the jump.) Santa Monica’s AltCar Expo made it crystal clear, from a distance and in the parking lot, "The Car is King" and all else receives a token gesture and comes in a distant second. I attended the 4th Annual AltCar Expo misunderstanding the concept […]

This Weekend is the AltCar Expo in Santa Monica

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Friday and Saturday Oct. 1st & 2nd the 5th annual AltCar Expo will be held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Admission is free. A map of the venue are on the event’s website along with a map showing which Big Blue Bus routes serve the site and a page extolling the free bike valet. […]

The 2nd Annual Alt Car Expo

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StreetHeat took its first field trip this weekend to the 2007 Alternative Energy and Transportation Expo in Santa Monica. While I was wowed by cars that get 100 miles per gallon and bikes that do some of the pedaling for you…what was most important for this blogger was a chance to start meeting some folks […]