The Metro Board of Directors voted Thursday to raise Metro bus and train fares no earlier than September 1 but declined to impose the agency’s staff recommendation for additional increases in 2017 and 2020. The Board also decided to freeze fares for students. Under the new fares, the regular fare will rise from [continue reading]
Census Bureau data tells the story: while room for improvement in many ways, L.A. County has typical commutes when compared to U.S.
The U.S. Census Bureau released some new data sets yesterday, although some of the numbers have been around for a while or will be familiar to some readers. I don’t think there’s anything shocking about the number of people driving into Los Angeles County to work — not exactly surprising [continue reading]
Some of the most beautiful places in the region are in unincorporated L.A. County — think mountains and beach. And, of course, we have some of the best weather on the planet. So it’s good news that the L.A. County Regional Planning commission is far enough along with the county’s [continue reading]
The Texas Transportation Institute is scheduled to release its annual congestion survey tomorrow. If history holds true, the Los Angeles area will likely rank as of the most congested traffic areas in the United States, as measured by the TTI. As regular readers know, there are all sorts of ways [continue reading]