Art of Transit:
Throwback Thursday One Day Late: Building the Blue Line in 1989 in DTLA…
The scooter companies are learning that cities won’t let them do anything they want — perhaps because no right-minded city is going to possibly let itself get sued over sidewalk scooter collisions.
I like the scooters as a first/last mile device — and it’s obvious other folks like them because they’re motorized. But the scooters have the same challenge as bikes: finding a safe place to ride them.
Environmental review now kicks off for the privately-funded project that, if built, would run between a Red Line station TBD and the ballpark’s parking lot. Attentive Source readers know that Metro is considering an unsolicited proposal for an aerial tram between Union Station and the stadium.
Nice essay from a former student who rode the bus four hours a day between home and school. The main lesson: humility.
Things to read whilst transiting: Gregg Easterbrook is my favorite pro football writer who is keen on shining a spotlight on the key plays you might not have noticed. Here’s his NFC preview. I think he’s leaning toward the Saints headed to the SB. I’ve also read about other experts favoring the Chargers.
Holiday weekend music: look away from your computing machines, people.
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