Events, Featured, Headline, Kajon Cermak, Traffic Reporter »
As I finish this post tonight, the Spring Fire has scorched over 8,000 acres, is 10% contained and burned from the 101 all the way to PCH in Malibu . Around 6:30 a.m. reports started coming in about a small brush fire in Camarillo. It quickly became a monster and was now licking it’s chops at the edge of my little neighborhood in Newbury Park.
Cars, Featured, Headline, Kajon Cermak, LA Culture »
Interview with NPR’s Scott Simon on this morning’s Weekend Edition. Which lane are you in, better or worse?
The city of Los Angeles recently finished a massive project to synchronize all of its 4,500 traffic lights in the hopes of reducing congestion. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon checks in with Kajon Cermak, the traffic reporter for member station KCRW in Santa Monica to see how the plan is panning out. National Public Radio host Scott Simon. By Andy Danyo, NPR
Buses, Cars, Featured, Headline, Kajon Cermak, Public Transportation, Road Closures, Road Construction, Traffic, Travel »
Link List for All Things Commuting with Maps and Stats, Road Closures, Street Filming Notification and Public Transportation
Information about traffic, transit and transportation
As much as I would love to, I can’t always be there for you when you are traveling in Southern California.
Not to worry, I won’t leave you high and dry; here is your handy dandy link list for All Things Commuting.
Be it by train, bus, or driving in a car,
from road closures to real time freeway maps including special …
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I was honored and so flattered when film maker Joris Debeij called. Debeij asked if I would be interested in being profiled as apart of his on going project I am Los Angels. With a love for LA and what makes a city a city, he told me that he was shooting mini documentaries. People are fascinating, all so different yet in so many …
Cars, Featured, Headline, Kajon Cermak, Traffic, Traffic Pet Peeve, Video »
You are driving on the freeway cruising at top speeds.
You are making great time. You actually are enjoying the drive - in Los Angeles.
The music is cranked up,
“Hey this is fun. I’ll be early for my meeting for a change.”
Then you notice some break lights ahead, CRAP! A traffic jam. Frowning you slow down, coast up to the car stopped ahead and now you are …
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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.
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.
Bicycles, Digital Danger, Featured, Headline, Hit and Run, LA Culture, Street Scenes »
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.
Bicycles, Featured, Headline, LA Culture, Public Transportation, Street Scenes »
Some Days Are Just Better Than Others!
Bright eyed and bushy tailed at this morning’s kick-off for CicLAvia, Villaraigosa made a HUGE announcement!!!! I love it! Bikes – 4,000 of them, for you to use thanks to the city’s new bike-sharing program! A great day for Los Angeles. Happy CicLAvia-ing!
From LA Streets Blog…
Surprise! City Announces Massive Bike Share Program Coming in December
by Damien Newton
In an announcement …
Digital Danger, Featured »
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 …