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Traffic Trouble? Joe Biden is in Los Angeles Today and Tomorrow

Posted October 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 894 views]
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Street closures included areas with major thoroughfares such as Santa Monica, Sunset and Wilshire boulevards,
according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.
Near the 405 Freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard from 3 to 6 p.m.
Near Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard from 3 to 8 p.m.
Near Sunset Boulevard between North Barrington Avenue and Mandeville Canyon from 5 to 9 p.m.

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Traffic Havoc Downtown all Weekend

Posted August 30, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 486 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…

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Metro is collecting nominations for their Golden Pedal Awards – great stories about bicycling

Posted May 22, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 928 views]
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We are collecting nominations for the Year-Round Golden Pedal Awards, Metro’s competition for great stories about bicycling. We’re featuring these stories in a monthly Why You Ride series because for many Angelenos, Bike Week never ends!

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Hey cyclists! Who wants surf and turf?

Posted April 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 918 views]
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Look what the California Bicycle Coalition just sent me!

Whoo Hoo good times! Who’s going?
 

The California Bicycle Coalition
is proud to announce the inaugural
California By Bike 2014 “Surf ‘N Turf” Tour

The California Bicycle Coalition’s inaugural California by Bike Surf ‘N Turf Tour is the most fun you’ll have raising money for better bicycling in California.
You will tour southern California’s beautiful coastline with fantastic new friends. You …

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LA Marathon Road Closures 2014

Posted March 4, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 2,281 views]
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You may want take Metro Rail to the LA Marathon Sunday, March 9
For Metro Rail route and schedule information visit the Metro Trip Planner at metro.net. Due to technological limitations, short-term, temporary bus detours are not reflected in Google Transit, Metro Trip Planner, or NexTrip real time bus arrivals.

Click on the interactive map below or scroll down for a complete list of closures arranged by time.

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Roads located directly on the marathon’s track will shut down …

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Take off your pants. It’s the annual No Pants Subway Ride Day 2014

Posted January 11, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 2,497 views]
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If you are a regular reader of Shortcuts then you know my favorite holiday – it’s No Pants Subway Ride.
It’s time for fun, at least for us in LA, fun in the sun. I can’t imagine doing this and being half nakey the on the east coast where Improve Everywhere 13 years ago started the now global No Pants Subway Ride.

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Ramp Jam Over? Yes to say YES!

Posted November 6, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,730 views]
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It’s official, tomorrow is the big day!
The rebuilt “flyover” ramp at the Wilshire/405 interchange will finally open.
All final barriers will be removed, and the Wilshire ramp will reopen 11/7/13 by 6 a.m., bringing an official end to “Ramp Jam” closures at Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood.
 
The massive eastbound Wilshire to northbound I-405 “flyover” ramp is approximately three times the length of the original ramp, providing substantial …

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Road Closures for Halloween Carnaval in West Hollywood

Posted November 1, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 5,176 views]
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The following street closures will be in effect:
– San Vicente Boulevard between Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica will be closed all day, reopening at 7 a.m. Friday;
— Santa Monica between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard, including all side streets, will close at noon Thursday, reopening at 6 a.m. Friday.
— Robertson Boulevard between Melrose and Santa Monica will be closed from noon Thursday through …

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Street Closures for Obama’s Visit to Los Angeles 2013

Posted June 6, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 13,439 views]
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A lot was learned from that infamous first visit. Many changes have been implemented as a result. Some of those changes include better coordination with local law enforsement, rolling closures, and when possible attempting not to schedule Obama’s travel time during the height of LA TRAFFIC HELL!

That being said it is still going to be a traffic mess. Basically, we are talking between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
YAY! In between the morning and afternoon commutes.

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Protect Your Car – There is a Rise in Auto Thefts in our Region.

Posted June 5, 2013 by | 1 Comment | 4,639 views]
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If we don’t put a stop to the auto thefts, this year’s numbers can easily surpass 2012’s.

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