Articles from 2012
Cars, DUI Checkpoints, Road Closures, Traffic »
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 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 »
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 …
Kajon Cermak »
I can barely get out of bed today. My heart and spirit are so heavy with sadness. These babies. These families. This world.
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 …
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 »
So many great videos of LA. This one just might take the cake. No matter what language you speak, some things transcend words.
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 »
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 »
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 …
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 »
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.