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Steve Hymon

New subway fact sheets

With public hearings underway on the Westside Subway Extension’s draft environmental impact statement/report (DEIS/R), there are a couple of new fact sheets recently posted to the project’s website that might be helpful. The first looks at how each of the five alternative routes performs in terms of boardings and other [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Gerardo Cornejo, via submission A nice sunny photo of two members of Metro’s fleet on Grand Avenue in front of Disney Hall. Don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for the day when the other side of Grand Avenue — currently a bunch of parking lots serving [continue reading]

The art of transit

photos by Steven Frein, via submission I’m pleased that we’ve (finally) started to receive a trickle of good submissions of transit here in the Southland. This pair of photos shows the Gold Line in Little Tokyo — above a train travels eastbound on 1st Street and at right a Pasadena-bound [continue reading]

Loading your bike on a bus

I noticed that our friends at the Buzzer Blog in Vancouver ran a poll recently asking how many readers had actually loaded their bike onto a bus’ bike rack. The answer: about 60 percent of readers. Obviously it’s an unscientific poll targeted at cyclists in a very bike-friendly city. But [continue reading]