16th Annual Golden Pylon Awards spotlight true-grit traffic reporters whose on-air traffic talk keeps rush-hour commuters in the know about alternatives to solo driving. Awards are prelude to Rideshare Week Oct. 1 – 5 when commuters are invited to share the ride.
Transportation officials in the tri-county region of Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties handed out Diamond awards Tuesday to Southland employers whose top-ranking rideshare programs provide employees with a full range of rideshare commuter options, services and programs. The Corporate Blue Diamond Award for 2011 was awarded to UCLA Transportation [continue reading]
During national Rideshare Week (Oct. 4-8), Metro is encouraging commuters to park their cars just one day a week to save money, live longer and help the environment. As an added incentive, the agency is offering dozens of prizes from Best Buy gift certificates to video camcorders simply for pledging [continue reading]
Illuminating a stellar effort in unraveling the region’s huge traffic knot, the Corporate Blue Diamond Award for 2010 was awarded Wednesday to the California Institute of Technology, the renowned research university in Pasadena. With a robust bike-to-work and to-school program that currently attracts some 600 participants, Caltech offers a wide [continue reading]