How Neighboring NIMBYs Fought the Expo Bike Path, and How the Northvale Gap Is Finally Getting Built
Literally "not in my backyard" neighbor opposition hampered the creation of the E/Expo Line light rail, and the current push to close the E Line bike path gap
How the 10 Freeway Closure is Impacting Transit Riders
As the 10 Freeway closure clogs central L.A. surface streets, Metro and L.A. City claim they are making trains go faster. Agencies haven't shared their data, but on the ground results don't seem to validate claims of significant gains.
L.A. Speed Camera Pilot, Metro Sepulveda Rail, and Crash Not Accident
More reasons to ridicule proposed Metro Sepulveda monorail. L.A. will officially use "crash" or "collision" instead of "accident." And L.A. starts laying the groundwork for a speed camera pilot.
Where L.A. City Is Quietly Removing Bike Lanes and Adding On-Street Car Parking
These are just the examples that Streetsblog has come across. But these are difficult to find. Cities rarely announce when they remove bike infrastructure.
Eyes on the Street: New Bus Lanes on Sepulveda and Ventura Boulevards
6.5 miles of new bus lane on Sepulveda and Ventura Boulevard - the first bus-only lanes in the San Fernando Valley. More bus lanes and lane enforcement on the way
Metro: Getting Drivers to Freeway More Important Than Planned Bikeways
Metro didn't follow its own designs or city-approved CEQA-approved street standards - instead implementing not clearly defined changes that added car capacity - and omitted bike and walk facilities
Guest Opinion: Ten Years In, CA Active Transportation Program Lays Bare a Tale of Two Agencies
L.A. County needs to embrace physically-protected bikeways, robust traffic calming around schools, and similarly transformative, safety-focused projects
Eyes on the Street: Metro Installed New Bollard Protection on First Street Bike Lane
A couple of blocks of new plastic bollards might not look like much, but it just might mean that Metro and LADOT are planning to make good on missing bike/walk connections to Metro's new subway stations
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.
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