“This ride is welcomed by Metro’s Media Relations, and Metro’s Bike Program whose mission is to make bicycling more viable in L. A. County. Since Metro is asking people not to drive, it is a perfect opportunity to bike instead!” BIKE CARMAGEDDON! The West Valley Ride Lead By: Jesse Fuller [continue reading]
The big equipment moving into place as the clock struck midnight on the 405 with work about to begin on the north side of the Mulholland bridge. It’s Carmageddon time!
Traffic is almost completely gone. It’s happening, people! A closer view of the bridge at 11:49 p.m.:
Here’s the scene about an hour ago at the Unified Command in downtown Los Angeles. Uneventful — which is good!
Heard this one on 100.3 earlier — hat tip, The Sound. Hopefully they’ll be walking not driving this weekend.
Pylons are going up and lane closures are underway in advance of the full closure of the 405 between the 10 and 101 that begins in about 90 minutes. The midnight hour is approaching, people! Many reporters are at Camp Carmageddon, just north of the Mulholland Drive Bridge.
Here’s the good word: The Unified Command for the 405 Freeway closure will be providing periodic messages related to the closure to the public through a system called Nixle. Anyone who has a text capable phone or an e-mail address can subscribe to receive these messages. To subscribe to the [continue reading]