Caltrans to add truck lanes to I-5 for Santa Clarita commute (Glendale News-Press)
Good news for those who dread their daily truck-filled commute on the I-5 between L.A. and Santa Clarita. New truck lanes on both the southbound and northbound I-5 will separate heavy big-rig traffic from passenger vehicles and create a quicker, safer ride for commuters. It’s a Caltrans project slated for completion in 2014.
Do honor systems on mass transit work better in smaller cities? (The Atlantic: Cities)
As Metro moves forward on a plan to lock subway gates, “The Atlantic: Cities” ponders the notion that perhaps commuters in smaller cities are more honest about paying that folks in mega-cities. What do you think?
And the lanes on Sepulveda will provide a safe connection to the Expo Line for people living south or southwest of the station.
No strangers on the train (Santa Monica Daily Press)
Music, theater and a whole new world of L.A. culture opened up for this writer last weekend, as Expo made it’s debut.