One way to get the safety message out there

The Phoenix area opened its first light rail line last year. The train runs at-grade with many crossings and the above photo demonstrates that transit officials there are still hitting the safety message hard. Here’s Valley Metro’s safety page, which includes this nicely produced video.

Skirball Bridge demolition schedule has changed due to early completion of work on section over southbound lanes of I-405 freeway

The schedule and associated closures for the Skirball Bridge demolition and reconstruction work activity has changed due to the contractor’s early completion of work on the section of the bridge that is located over the southbound I-405 freeway. The demolition work over this section of the Skirball Bridge has been completed earlier than [continue reading]

Could this happen here?

I was in San Francisco recently wandering around the Duboce Triangle neighborhood west of downtown. One of the Muni’s light rail lines runs through the area and I couldn’t help but notice that within a two-block stretch it hit what would likely be the perfect trifecta of controversy here in [continue reading]