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Joe Linton

Hello ‘Southeast Gateway Line’ and Farewell ‘West Santa Ana Branch’

Metro's future 19-mile Southeast Gateway Line will serve southeast L.A. County cities of Artesia, Bell, Bellflower, Cerritos, Cudahy, Downey, Florence-Firestone, Huntington Park, L.A., Paramount, South Gate, and Vernon

January 24, 2024

Eyes on the Street: Safe Routes to School Improvements in Koreatown

"While the street is a little bit narrower, we're seeing a lot more kids getting to and from the school in a lot more safe and organized fashion"

January 24, 2024

Ballona Creek Path Extension Projects Gaining Momentum

Yes, extending the Ballona Creek path upstream is feasible. Yes, it's costly enough that Los Angeles and Culver City will likely need external grant funding.

January 17, 2024

L.A. City Repairing L.A. River Bike Path along Griffith Park

It shouldn't take sustained advocacy pressure (and injury lawsuits) from cyclists to get the city to keep its walk/bike paths in a state of good repair

January 10, 2024

Eyes on the Street: Parking Protected Bike Lanes on Variel

Recent road diet parking-protected bike lanes connect residential developments to the G Line bike/walk path

January 9, 2024

Eyes on the Street: Short Bike Path Under Construction, Part of LAX People Mover Project

The new path won't quite make the car-centric airport area bike-friendly, but it will connect cyclists to the future Metro Airport Connector station, serving the K Line and LAX people mover

January 8, 2024

For Transit, Walk, and Bike, 2023 Still Has Unfinished Business

Stuff that didn't happen yet: Metro was going to install safe connections to stations and build BRT and bikeways, L.A. was going to end road widening and improve street safety

January 4, 2024

Metro Seeking Input on its MicroTransit Pilot Fares

If Metro wants to grow transit ridership, advance equity, improve health, and help the climate, it should cancel Metro Micro

January 3, 2024