The Transportation Future of Los Angeles Needs to be Built Around Electric Rail, Not Hydrogen or Autonomous Vehicles
RailPAC VP responds to L.A. Times guest commentary that reads like a laundry list of future market fantasies of Silicon Valley billionaires and the natural gas industry: "Southern California needs to build catenary electric rail now, and not wait around for questionable technologies to improve."
Mayor Bass Picks Laura Rubio-Cornejo for Transportation Department General Manager
Rubio-Cornejo currently heads Pasadena's Transportation Department, and led Metro Countywide Planning prior to that.
Foothill Transit Summer Sale - 50% Off, 100% Go
SGV Connect 116: Strategic Parking Plan and Safe Parking in Pasadena
This week's focus is parking in Pasadena - including interviews on safe parking for folks residing in cars, and Pasadena's proposed citywide parking plan - featuring parking expert Don Shoup
It’s 2023 and L.A. City Is Still Widening Lots of Roads
L.A. City street widening is expensive, and adversely impacts safety, health, climate, air, water, noise, housing, historic preservation, and more.
Eyes on the Construction: Alameda Esplanade Partially Open
This month, Metro anticipates finishing construction on the 500-foot long tree-lined bike/walk facility connecting to the new Little Tokyo subway station
How Future Metro Freeway Expansion could Mitigate Increased Driving – Part 2
VMT mitigation is likely to be a litmus test for Metro's commitment to climate action. Will the mitigation skeptics water the program down to opaque meaninglessness? Or will Metro pivot toward sustainability and equity?
Environmental Justice Advocates Sue Air District over Lax Ozone Pollution Rule
"Our ask to the South Coast AQMD is simple: comply with the Clean Air Act and hold refineries, power plants, and other large polluters accountable for emissions that plague vulnerable communities throughout Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties."
Pomona is Developing a Bike Park for All Skill Levels
The project is being led by a homegrown BMXer
Why Do We Love Cars More Than We Love Our Children?
The county spent $8.9M redoing Huntington Drive and didn't make it safe for bicycling. What if we had given up a lane to create a place for bicycles that is physically separated from all those speeding cars?
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.