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New Years Eve Weekend 2013 DUI Checkpoints and a Ride

Posted December 29, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 14,059 views]

Don’t drink and drive! All metro buses and trains are free of charge throughout the night.
MADD, The Center for Disease Control, law enforcement and others all support well publicized DUI checkpoints as a deterrent for drivers that want to drink. Plan ahead, get your designated driver.
As a victim of a drunk driver, it is my wish that by posting this you will choose to not drink and drive.
For information on getting a ride see below, it’s at the bottom of this post.

Buses, Kajon Cermak, Public Transportation »

Free Fares on Metro for New Year’s Eve. Happy Holidays!

Posted December 25, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 2,217 views]

 
 Free rides on Metro starting at 9:00 New Year’s Eve night!
I Love that Metro does this. Never DUI!
Metro will once more be offering free rides this Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
No fare will be charged on all Metro Rail and Bus lines starting at 9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24 until 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 25.
New Years Eve also free! Beginning at …

Kajon Cermak, LA Culture, Street Scenes, Video Day »

My Favorite Video This Week!

Posted December 24, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 1,791 views]

Back by popular demand, and perhaps to be a holiday tradition, this video is so beautiful and  not to be missed. Enjoy this re-post my friends and Happy Holidays!
 
I LOVE this. I love taking pictures almost as much as I love being a broadcaster, almost. This was created with 4000 still images. It is quite amazing. I found this video through LAist.

Just in time …

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I can barely get out of bed today. My heart and spirit are so heavy with sadness. These babies. These families. This world.

Posted December 17, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 3,049 views]

I can barely get out of bed today. My heart and spirit are so heavy with sadness.
These babies. These families. This world.
Whatever the causes behind the shootings in Connecticut, it’s probably time we take a serious look at the issue of mental illness. No matter your position on gun control, if it is mental illness that drives this unfathomable behavior and we don’t find a …

Public Transportation, Road Construction, Traffic »

Construction Activities on Sepulveda Blvd. in Place Through the End of the Year.

Posted December 12, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 4,862 views]

A rendering of the Expo Phase 2 tracks in the trench just east of Overland Avenue. Phase 2 is now under construction and has a completion date of late 2015. Rendering: Expo Line Construction Authority. From The Source.
 
There will be construction activities on Sepulveda Blvd from Pico Blvd to Exposition Blvd. Work hours and duration vary depending on work location. As part of the …

LA Culture, Video »

My favorite video this week…and then some.

Posted November 30, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 4,042 views]

 
So many great videos of LA. This one just might take the cake. No matter what language you speak, some things transcend words.
Enjoy.
I sure did. Friggin’ gorgeous!

NightFall from Colin Rich on Vimeo.
 
Located next to the emblematic Hollywood sign, Griffith Observatory has been a set in many movies including Rebel Without a Cause.
Photo from and read more: http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/inbrief/2012/09/20120925136579.html#ixzz2F0EkbO7M

Kajon Cermak, Traffic, Travel »

LAX – Holiday Travelers, and a Union Protest? Yikes LAX Alternates for a Thanksgiving Mess.

Posted November 20, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 3,254 views]

Thanksgiving Travelers? 3 million
The Auto Club of Southern California expects more than 3 million travelers for this Thanksgiving holiday.
Almost 350,000 of them are expected to go by plane. If that includes you, beware…
LAX will be even crazier than one would expect, and that is saying a lot.
It’s already considered one of,
if not the busiest day(s) for the LA airport.
Hundreds of union workers plan to march on Thanksgiving Eve to protest a company they say terminated union contracts and rescinded all health insurance.

Kajon Cermak, Traffic »

How are those new ExpressLanes on the 110 Harbor Freeway?

Posted November 16, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 5,245 views]

 

My friend and colleague, Jason Groman regularly drives the Harbor Freeway.
So with this being the first week with the new transponders, I had to ask…
“Jason, how was it?”
I wondered, are the lanes flowing or are they bummer to bummer like all the other lanes?
For clarification, this was yesterday 11/14/12, and the freeways were particularly bad.
Peeps, I’m talking pack-a-snack speeds (10mph and under) bad.
With red …

Traffic, Video »

DMV Answer Man

Posted November 14, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 14,214 views]

 

Questions for the Department of Motor Vehicles?
The DMV is going for a lighter way to share information…
the DMV Answer Man!
Their first video addresses the question, how to get a California Drivers license if you are a new resident in the Golden State.

The plan is to come out with a new video every month. The DMV Answer Man is pretty perky…I’ve been accused of …

Cars, Kajon Cermak, Soundcloud, Traffic »

Metro ExpressLanes – how to use them, how to get a transponder and more.

Posted November 10, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 13,907 views]
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Solo drivers can now bypass traffic on a stretch of the Harbor (110) Freeway by paying to use 11 miles of carpool lanes. The so-called High Occupancy Toll lanes will be L.A. County’s first attempt at congestion pricing. KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis spoke to Michael Cabanatuan, transportation writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, about how congestion pricing has worked in that city, and to Martin Wachs of The RAND Corporation.

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