The latest dispatch from Streetfilms — a member of the Streetsblog family — attempts to answer the fundamental questions of Los Angeles’ newfangled open streets event: What is CicLAvia? Why is it important? And what can you do when the streets are turned over from automobiles to people? Check out [continue reading]
This just in: the newest edition of Metro Motion TV is now posted on metro.net. We know that nearly half of all trips taken by the average American are two miles or less from their homes, but for L.A.’s extreme cyclists two miles is just the departure point. Find out who’s [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the library’s blog. Sean Martin – Taking over L.A. on two wheels (I Am Los Angeles) Sean Martin is an L.A. cyclist and blogger who [continue reading]
UCLA Transportation produced this short video on bicycle commuting — a good subject since it’s Bike to Work Day on Thursday. It’s well worth watching and there’s more info on the video on the UCLA Be a Green Commuter Blog.
Warm-up your eyeballs. A lot of really good transpo stories out there today. The L.A. Times’ Rich Connell reports that Metrolink and other commuter railroads sought and were granted a federal waiver more than a decade ago to bypass a rule requiring them to post speed limit signs in certain [continue reading]
When it comes to Halloween, Hollywood knows how to have a good time. Last week we prepped you for a car-free Halloween, listing the various Metro accessible festivities happening around the city. My goal this year was to end up at the West Hollywood Carnaval since I missed it last [continue reading]