Things to read whilst transiting: The New Yorker asks “is the gig economy working?” The answer: sometimes, but perhaps at the expense of low income earners. If you were considering chunking the regular job for days spent driving an Uber or Lyft or task-rabbiting…read this first!
Art of Transit:
A city of Long Beach project — funded by Metro — to better synchronize traffic lights along the Blue Line in Long Beach is about 27 years overdue. The project means that trains will have a better chance of getting green lights.
Long Beach Mayor and Metro Board Member Robert Garcia predicts…
This should be finished this fall. Should cut time between DTLB and LA by 10 minutes. https://t.co/leU5rd3UfX
— Robert Garcia (@RobertGarciaLB) May 8, 2017
The location will be in the new development on 2nd Street, a very short stroll from the Gold Line’s Little Tokyo/Arts District Station, not to mention the bevy of eateries on both Traction and 3rd street.
The Father’s Office burger has been much copied in recent years, although I’m not sure the copycats are as good (IMHO). Decide for yourself: the Father’s Office in Culver City is near the Expo Line and it’s a nice stroll or bike ride from the Expo Line to the Santa Monica location.
Comment please: what is the best transit accessible burger in L.A. County? A couple others that I really like are the burger at Houston’s in Pasadena (Gold Line Del Mar Station) and Golden State in the Fairfax District on the Westside (217/218 Metro Local).
Opponents won, btw, meaning Coronado’s bike master plan was shelved. Welcome to 2017!
Is Washington Metro’s ridership ‘death spiral’ starting to stabilize? (Washington Post)
Key sentence: “Other aspects of the financial report indicate that things are, in the short term, at least not getting worse.”
Finally, a cure for insomnia! 🙂
The Source gets chumped by Utah DOT’s blog, btw. Really? Not to be a whiney little baby, but the robot that put together this list should have read some of the blogs it included.
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