Eyes on the Street: New La Brea Bus Lanes are Open
The initially announced ~5.9 miles of bus lane were whittled down to just ~2.5 miles installed in the current project. City Councilmember Heather Hutt continues to block implementation below Olympic Boulevard.
L.A. Looks to Upgrade Forest Lawn Bike Lanes to Protected
LADOT and Councilmember Raman plan to add a mile and a half of plastic bollard protection to existing Forest Lawn Drive bike lanes; the project would reduce the number of car lanes from four to two.
Eyes on the Street: Are L.A.’s Latest Worst Sharrows on Slauson Avenue in Del Rey?
On Slauson LADOT added new diagonal parking, and door-zone sharrows, then counted it as a "bike friendly street." Really.
Advocates Urge Metro To Fix Botched Regional Connector Bike/Walk Facilities
Advocacy groups urge Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins and Metro Board Chair Mayor Karen Bass to "to move expediently to complete these required and promised pedestrian and bicycle improvements in the next three months"
Missing Metro Regional Connector First/Last Mile Facilities Worse Than Reported Earlier
Metro and LADOT quietly omitted and downgraded extensive bike and walk improvements approved and funded for Little Tokyo - in addition to omissions at Grand and Broadway stations
Three Thoughts on the Under Construction La Brea Bus Lanes
What's great about La Brea and other bus-only lanes is that they are cheap and quick - but could they be even cheaper and quicker?
Venice Boulevard Bus and Bike Upgrade Project Completed
2.1 miles of new bus lanes, and 2.5 miles of conventional bike lanes upgraded to parking-protected... but also a couple of gaps
Modest Bike Improvements Along Downtown Connector Stations, Though Mostly Missed Opportunities
Metro and City ignored approved bikeway plans - again. Alameda Esplanade and 5th Street bus queue jumper still on the way.
Mixed Results from L.A.’s ‘BLAST’ Bikeway Initiative
Of 24 projects announced, so far: 4 sweet new bikeways, 4 traffic circles, and not much else