Where’s Damien?

Sorry for the delay in getting our content up today. I’ve been out of the office doing some research for an upcoming series of stories. So where was I? I’ve put a teaser video above, and the first person to correctly say where I was this morning in the comments section wins a Streetsblog t-shirt.

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Cartoon Tuesday: Joe’s Parking and Vision Zero Comics

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It’s a bit of shameless self-promotion, but I wanted to share of pair of comics pages that I drew. These comment on issues that many Streetsblog L.A. readers care about: parking and Vision Zero. I think that parking, of all the issues that dramatically affect cities, is highly misunderstood, and I wanted to see if […]
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People are often blamed for doing “stupid” things while walking, like “darting out in front of cars.” Why would anyone “dart” in front of a moving vehicle? Seems strange. But that’s the way it could seem, if you’re driving past pedestrian crossings at high speeds. Nathan at Carfree With Kids explains how poor street conditions for […]

My First Time Hitch Hiking

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Since my first trip using Metro, when I gave them an enthusiastic "A" for quality of service, I’ve had an uneven time riding the bus. Today was one of those experiences that really takes the cake. The 14 actually drove past me while I was standing on the side of the road, about 5 feet […]

A Warm Welcome To SBLA Summer 2014 Intern Aviv Kleinman

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There is a new face at Streetsblog Los Angeles this summer. Our latest intern Aviv Kleinman grew up in Los Angeles and currently attends SUNY Binghamton. Here’s Aviv’s introduction in his own words: Since I was very young, I’ve had a strong affinity for transportation. With my wooden train set and any other toys and props I […]