transportation funding

Is Carmageddon worth the mess?

For all the hype and talk about this weekend’s upcoming 405 closure — aka Carmageddon — I’ve also been a little surprised there hasn’t been more discussion of a pretty basic question: is the 405 project really worth the hassle of closing the freeway? I think so. The I-405 Sepulveda [continue reading]

Making the case for Metro in Sacramento

Metro Board Chairman Don Knabe and Metro CEO Art Leahy are in Sacramento today, lobbying state lawmakers to not drastically cut funding in the ongoing state budget negotiations. Above, that’s Knabe meeting this morning with Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal, who chairs the Assembly’s transportation committee. Of course, Lowenthal is also a [continue reading]