I’ll Be on the Larry Mantle Show at 11:27

Following on the L.A. Times’ piece today about a possible expansion of the city’s Scramble Crosswalk program, I’ll be on Air Talk with Larry Mantle at KPCC talking about how Scramble Crosswalks can fit into L.A.’s transportation landscape.

You can find KPCC at 89.3 on your FM dial, or listen online by clicking here.

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Nury Martinez, Seleta Reynolds and local school kids demonstrate Van Nuys' new diagonal crosswalk. All photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Councilmember Martinez Opens L.A.’s First 4-Way-Stop Scramble Crossing

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This morning, Los Angeles City Councilmember Nury Martinez opened the city of Los Angeles’ first four-way-stop scramble crossing intersection. L.A.’s first non-signalized stop-sign-controlled scramble is located at the intersection of Sylvan Street and Sylmar Avenue in the community of Van Nuys. SBLA readers may already be aware that L.A. has other diagonal scramble crosswalks at […]

Where Should ‘Barnes Dance’ Diagonal Scramble Crosswalks Go?

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LA Gets Diagonal Crosswalks (again) from STREETFILMS on Vimeo. Last week, the L.A. Times ran this article announcing that the city of Los Angeles Transportation Department (LADOT) is planning to add new diagonal “scramble” or “Barnes Dance” crosswalks at three pedestrian-heavy Metro-rail adjacent intersections: 7th Street and Flower Street, Downtown Los Angeles Hollywood Boulevard and Highland […]

Fix the Law That Criminalizes L.A.’s Pedestrians

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In his insightful article “Struggling student a victim of high fines and misdemeanors,” Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez clearly lays out the human cost of so-called “jaywalking” tickets. SBLA includes “jaywalking” in quotes because the term was invented by the auto lobby last century to re-frame how people think about street safety. The column profiles Eduardo Lopez, a […]