Transit Service

The Blue Line and safety, part III

I have already posted about the engineering challenges of making the Blue Line safe and enforcement of traffic and pedestrian laws along the Blue Line. To quickly summarize: the line is heavily ridden, safety improvements have been made, the overall accident rate has been dropping and there have been crackdowns [continue reading]

Marathon bus detours

The Los Angeles Marathon has a new route again this year — this time running from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica via downtown L.A., Hollywood and Beverly Hills. It’s a nice course. Previous versions of the race seemed to go out of their way to feature the ghastly nature of [continue reading]