Are you tired of trying to figure out the street signs in Los Angeles?
My job is traffic for god sake, and even I can’t figure this out!
Okay, so maybe it won’t help, but it will be a lot more fun.
Street artist Jay Shells selected spe lyrics from rap songs that mention specific locations New York City, and created street signs.
From Gothamist , which …
Unless you are shooting a remake of Casablanca, fog not only sucks, it is also very dangerous.
When you are on the road and find yourself covered in one of nature’s blankets, these tips can help.
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It all started a couple of weeks ago when my friend Alyssa contacted me about a friend of hers that was the victim of a hit and run. Marie was leaving LACMA after viewing a movie at the museum.
While walking across the street Marie was hit by a car. She was hurt pretty badly too. The driver took off and left her lying on the street. Alyssa wanted everyone she knew to spread the word. Trying to find the perpetrator or anyone that may have seen something – anything, and report it to LAPD.
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Digital Danger – Law Enforcement Targeting Distracted Drivers Texting or Using Hand-Held Cell Phones
Texting drivers are 23 times more likely to get into an accident than those that don’t.
Reminding you that this April is a Distracted Driver Crack down.
Distracted Driving ie Digital Danger! Digital Danger is what LB calls it and now I do too! Thanks LB.
“In recent years, hundreds of people have been killed in California, while thousands were injured, as the result of collisions that …
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Sitting in bummer to bummer traffic always bites, let’s bite back! A great way to avoid getting overly cranky and to keep your blood sugar levels from crashing – eat! This time of year we have some of the best snacks to choose from. Take a couple of minutes to plan ahead and minimize your stress levels. Keep it easy. Keep it healthy. Keep on …
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View from inside Santa Monica Bike Center member section.
-by Steve Herbert
Recently I had my turn at jury duty, reporting to LA Superior Court @ Temple and Spring Streets in downtown LA. With gas prices ranging between $4.30 and $5.09 that week I wasn’t anxious to drive the 18 mpg household minivan relegated for my use when I’m not commuting by bike. I considered riding …
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Really, I do have a great idea!
(According to my husband and kids, this is a phrase I say quite frequently.
Oh, and for clarification – I DO have great ideas.)
In today’s connected 24/7 world we have so much information constantly bombarding, attacking if you will, our lives. It’s hard to keep track of it all. This is where I come in. With my insane twitter …
Warren Olney on the new LAPD impound policy
If you don’t have a license who gets the car?
The city of Los Angeles impounds the cars of unlicensed drivers for up to 30 days – which costs an average of $2,000.00. Mayor Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck want to end that practice. But the police rank and file say that would endanger public safety. As we’ll hear it’s …
I love the people that listen to KCRW! Creative, talented and obviously very smart….
If you don’t live in Los Angeles AND listen to KCRW, this song will likely mean nothing to you. But their traffic reporter has an unusual name that is just plain fun to say: Kajon Cermak (KAY-zhawn SER-mack). She comes on every day as I’m heading for the …
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12:25PM UPDATE! THE 405 IS OPEN AND VEHICLES ARE DRIVING THROUGH THE SEPULVEDA PASS IN BOTH DIRECTIONS!
Photo from the LA Times
Mayor declares, “Mission Accomplished”, and LA has saved hundred of thousands of dollars due to the early opening of the I-405
16 hours ahead of schedule, the 405 will reopen at 11:30AM! The Northbound and Southbound 405 will open first, followed by on-ramps. The 10 and 101 connector ramps will open last.
Mayor Villaraigosa press conference is underway. He commends …