Safety

Engineering, geotechnical and safety issues involving Westside Subway Extension to be discussed at Metro Board committee meeting Wednesday

There will be an oral report given by Metro staff and consultants at the Metro Board of Directors’ Planning Committee on Wednesday on engineering, geotechnical and safety issues involving the building of the Westside Subway Extension in Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. at [continue reading]

More security as 9/11 approaches

As some of you undoubtedly have noticed, there’s an increased security presence along Metro rail, including highly visible uniformed personnel and those charming (but very capable) K-9 dog teams. It’s a precautionary measure, in light of the 10th anniversary of 9/11 Sunday. While there have been no specific threats against [continue reading]

Video: multimodal chaos in NYC

Roads that are safe for all modes of transport – automobiles, bikes and pedestrians – can prove to be a real challenge. While it’s common to blame whatever mode you’re not using for transgressions in safety, the above video proves that all mode users are guilty of breaking the rules [continue reading]