Art of Transit: From the Department of It Was Really Great to Go to Work Meetings Yesterday Instead of Go to the Grove on the Purple Line and 720 Rapid and Do Something Useful Like This: Voters defeated Metro’s ambitious plan to raise money in 2012 and they [continue reading]
How We Roll, Sept. 30: who said we have a tremendous traffic problem that is steadily growing worse?
Quiz! Guess who said the following about L.A. traffic and which year he/she said it: We have a tremendous traffic problem that is steadily growing worse. Half-hearted routine measures will [continue reading]
Things to read whilst transiting: a very funny article in the New Yorker about a smartphone game called “Don’t Get Fired” about working in an office. Excerpt: On this subject, the [continue reading]
How We Roll, Sept. 27: hey let’s fire millions of people and throw some 80,000 pound self-driving big rigs on the road! Wait…let’s not!
Things to read whilst transiting: No, not a debate article! Rather a series of letters from NYT readers about the “stakes in the election.” Yes, some readers express a preference for a particular candidate and you may not agree. Beyond that, there’s a lot of interestingness with readers expressing views on the [continue reading]
View this post on Instagram Saying goodbye to a legend tonight. || photo 📸 @dippyduck1 #GoMetro #dodgerstadiumexpress #vinscully A post shared by LA Metro (@metrolosangeles) on Sep 25, 2016 at [continue reading]
I encourage everyone to poke around the great Transport Databook site by Yonah Freemark. There are all sorts of great charts that are useful, such as the one below — a nice reminder that Americans are driving at unprecedented levels. US vehicular travel continues to rise—new data for July 2016. [continue reading]
Dept. of Reaction: Lots of good comments on our Facebook page from riders on Metro’s service to the Rams squashing of the Seahawks on Sunday. Here’s our Source post on [continue reading]
Rams are in first place!: I’ll be posting the ridership estimates for the Rams game on Sunday over at this post, where we have plenty of pics already. Looks like [continue reading]
Art of Transit: Things on Twitter: @metrolosangeles what a shame and a lost opportunity. ? — Dulce Vasquez (@vasquezdulce) September 14, 2016 Agree that a lot of people would have used the DSE tonight. But it’s ultimately up to promoters to allow bus service to stadium events. Hello transit, goodbye traffic! https://t.co/wRQBO2Hoih [continue reading]
Things to listen to whilst transiting 1: A new podcast by Metro and The Glue called Off Peak. The introductory episode: “True Tales from Metro Bus Operators.” To put it another [continue reading]