Cars, Digital Danger, Traffic »

Is Waze your friend or foe?

Posted December 17, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 144 views]
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Yesterday I joined Which Way, LA? with Warren Olney (Ahhh, Warren Olney. His show falls under the “reasons I love public radio” umbrella). We were together to talk about Waze, the crowd-sourced traffic app.
A recent AP report focused on how the app is changing traffic in Los Angeles and talked to residents who are objecting to more cars in their neighborhood. From AP: 
When word spread that the explosively popular new smartphone …

Buses, Cars, Kajon Cermak, LA Culture, Public Transportation, Street Scenes, Traffic »

No Driving for Kajon, I City Walk to KCET

Posted November 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 724 views]
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The KCET City Walk episode I was in, is now available online: http://www.kcet.org/shows/citywalk/
You’ll love this episode and no not simply because I’m in it! ;-)
There are a number of great segments that as an Angeleno, you will relate to. With so much to learn and do in this thriving metropolis, let City Walk inspire you to explore all the wonder that makes Los Angeles the city we call home.

Cars, Hit and Run, Traffic »

Can you help find the driver of a fatal hit and run

Posted October 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 781 views]
48-year-old  Ofelia Salazar was killed while pushing a shopping cart across the street.

Police are looking for the suspect involved in a hit-and-run. Ofelia Salazar, a 48-year-old mother of 3, was killed in North Hollywood early Saturday morning.

Authorities said the driver of a white Mercedes-Benz struck Salazar near the intersection of Lankershim Boulevard and Valerio Street at about 2:15 a.m.

Cars, Digital Danger, Traffic »

Is there a secret police file on you because of your license plate?

Posted October 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,187 views]
http://www.vosizneias.com/179470/2014/09/19/los-angeles-ca-privacy-groups-take-2nd-hit-on-license-plate-data/

Yes, apparently there could be and you don’t even get to see it. Don’t like. Eric Roy, one of our newsmen here at KCRW reported on this story last week.

Cars, Public Transportation, Road Closures, Road Construction, Traffic »

More Road Closures for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

Posted October 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 619 views]
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Closures this weekend:
This a reminder about the work this weekend that will involve closures at Rodeo Rd which include the closure of southbound Crenshaw Bl between Exposition Bl and Rodeo Rd.  Rodeo Rd at the intersection of the west side of Crenshaw Bl will be closed, as access to businesses will be maintained.  These closures will begin at 9 pm Friday night, October 10, …

Cars, Road Closures, Traffic »

UPDATE for Tonight and Friday a.m. 10/10/14. Obama Traffic Jam.

Posted October 8, 2014 by | 11 Comments | 3,080 views]
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President Barack Obama expected to land at LAX around 2:00p.m. and will speak at an event at Cross Campus in Santa Monica on Thursday.

Cars, LA Culture, Public Transportation, Traffic »

Zócalo Public Square: This Is the Future of Your L.A. Rush Hour

Posted October 5, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 747 views]
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Monday night was a great night. I am passionate about traffic. I had the pleasure of moderating a panel of some of the movers and shakers of Los Angeles’ transportation. About what? LA traffic of course and what the heck we are gonna do about getting it to move faster? A full house and then some, a wonderfully curious and engaging audience. Did you …

Bicycles, Cars, Traffic »

Give cyclists their 3 feet it’s the law.

Posted September 2, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 903 views]

3-feet for 2-wheels! A new California law…..

Cars, Events, Road Closures, Street Scenes, Traffic »

Traffic Havoc Downtown all Weekend

Posted August 30, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 505 views]
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Made in America event detour map in conjunction with the 2nd Street Closure between Spring St and Broadway effective tonight, 8/29 through Tuesday, 9/2 2014. Potential traffic chaos due…

Cars, Street Scenes, Video Day »

Meet Porter – The first Driving Dog

Posted August 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 660 views]
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Are you thinking about getting a dog? Yes? From where? I love dogs. They make life better. How about adopting from the pound? Some people make the assumption that something will be wrong with a dog from an animal shelter. Afraid that the dogs are either too old and sick or that they can’t be trained and thinking that is probably why Fido was …

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