Projects

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]

Grading the freeways

Metro recently completed a big document — hey, we’re government and we like big documents — called the congestion management plan. In short, it’s a state-mandated report that looks at current transportation conditions in L.A. County, the idea being to show that state funds are accomplishing something. I like to [continue reading]

About those bus speeds

Since 1985, bus speeds across Los Angeles County have dropped 10 percent due to increasing traffic. As a result Metro and other stakeholders — including both the city and county of Los Angeles — have formed a group called the Los Angeles County Bus Speed and Street Design Improvement Plan. [continue reading]