Reminder: Metro is holding a Telephone Town Hall this Wednesday evening to help participants learn more about Measure M, the agency’s sales tax ballot measure on the Nov. 8 ballot. [continue reading]
Bold prediction: The #1 seeded Cubs will live down to their legacy and fall to the Giants in five games. The Dodgers will squeak past the Nationals (jinx!) and we’ll have a Polo Grounds-Ebbetts Field NLCS if someone can manage to find a time machine next week and quickly/safely transport [continue reading]
Art of Transit: From the Department of It Was Really Great to Go to Work Meetings Yesterday Instead of Go to the Grove on the Purple Line and 720 Rapid and Do Something Useful Like This: stood in line for 9 hours and all i got was this photo [continue reading]
How We Roll, Sept. 30: who said we have a tremendous traffic problem that is steadily growing worse?
Quiz! Guess who said the following about L.A. traffic and which year he/she said it: We have a tremendous traffic problem that is steadily growing worse. Half-hearted routine measures will [continue reading]
Things to read whilst transiting: a very funny article in the New Yorker about a smartphone game called “Don’t Get Fired” about working in an office. Excerpt: On this subject, the [continue reading]
How We Roll, Sept. 27: hey let’s fire millions of people and throw some 80,000 pound self-driving big rigs on the road! Wait…let’s not!
Things to read whilst transiting: No, not a debate article! Rather a series of letters from NYT readers about the “stakes in the election.” Yes, some readers express a preference for a particular candidate and you may not agree. Beyond that, there’s a lot of interestingness with readers expressing views on the [continue reading]
Saying goodbye to a legend tonight. || photo 📸 @dippyduck1 #GoMetro #dodgerstadiumexpress #vinscully A photo posted by Metro (@metrolosangeles) on Sep 25, 2016 at 2:36pm PDT Dept. of Dodgers: [continue reading]
I encourage everyone to poke around the great Transport Databook site by Yonah Freemark. There are all sorts of great charts that are useful, such as the one below — a nice reminder that Americans are driving at unprecedented levels. US vehicular travel continues to rise—new data for July 2016. [continue reading]
Dept. of Reaction: Lots of good comments on our Facebook page from riders on Metro’s service to the Rams squashing of the Seahawks on Sunday. Here’s our Source post on [continue reading]
Rams are in first place!: I’ll be posting the ridership estimates for the Rams game on Sunday over at this post, where we have plenty of pics already. Looks like [continue reading]