Art of Transit:
Things on Twitter:
@metrolosangeles what a shame and a lost opportunity. ?
— Dulce Vasquez (@vasquezdulce) September 14, 2016
Agree that a lot of people would have used the DSE tonight. But it’s ultimately up to promoters to allow bus service to stadium events.
— Kinkisharyo Intl (@KinkisharyoIntl) September 14, 2016
Kinkisharyo is in the early stages of manufacturing 235 new light rail vehicles for Metro. The cars are manufactured in Japan and assembled in a facility in Palmdale. It will be easier to say “goodbye traffic” when more of the new LRVs arrive 🙂
— Chris Ledermuller (@Ledermuller) September 14, 2016
A look at the survey Metro released this week that found that half of the new riders on the Expo extension used to drive alone to their destination.
Eyes on the street: Santa Monica gets creative with its crosswalks (Streetsblog LA)
Not every crosswalk in the city, mind you — but some in DTSM. They’re awesome. Every city should be copycatting these. Pro tip: hey cities, find some student artists to create your own colorful crosswalk.
Tech writer Farhad Manjoo loves the Chevy Bolt, an electric car that will sell for about $30K after a federal rebate and will get about 238 miles on a single charge. The Bolt goes on sale later this year.
Question: and how does one get to any Eastern Sierra destinations beyond Lone Pine in an electric car?
Not for everyone. But for students and social service recipients, Winnipeg transit officials found that it was cheaper to go with tokens than use plastic fare cards.
And finally, some music to get you past the Day of the Hump — and looking forward to seeing these guys tonight at the Ace Hotel:
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