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I’m not sure who is worse, the perpetrator or the witness that refuses to act like a good citizen. We know why the creep that did the crime isn’t turning himself in…he/she doesn’t want to get in trouble. But why won’t witnesses step forward? Does this mean they are a cowards, or perhaps they think their time/life is more valuable than another? Is it the inconvenience? Afraid? Don’t have the time? Don’t like getting involved? Is it because they think it’s none of their business? Oh contraire mon frère/cheri. This is not just a cyclists issue. It’s not just a pedestrian issue.It’s not just a car-on-car issue.
This is a people issue and affects all of us. Pull together peeps, let’s do this!
Not one descending vote today when the California Supreme Court decided that images and data automatically recorded by red-light cameras have a “presumption of authenticity”. Meaning that the camera evidence is considered valid unless a defendant can successfully challenge it. I thought we were getting rid of the cameras, no?
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It’s Bike Week in LA and
to encourage you to ride on two wheels rather than four
Metro will give you and your bike a free ride!
Bike to Work Day is this Thursday, May 15.
Metro is once again offering free rides to all those who board with a bicycle or bicycle helmet on that day. To claim your free ride on Metro Rail at latched stations, …
CONSTRUCTION CAN CAUSE DELAYS.
Use these insider tips to get in and out of LAX
as quickly as possible.
Be prepared LAX travelers and nearby residential communities! We are in for a multi-year, multi-billion dollar modernization program now underway at the airport.LAX is undergoing an amazing transformation.
Traveling at the right times
and days can help you avoid delays.
Travel on Tuesday & Wednesday:
When possible, be …
The state’s 5th District Court of appeals has ruled that while driving it is legal to look at a map on your cellphone
(AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal for drivers to read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel.
Thursday’s ruling by the state’s 5th District Court of Appeal reverses the conviction of a Fresno man who was ticketed …
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 …
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 …
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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 …