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Tips for driving in the rain

Posted December 12, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 356 views]
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Well, the rain is back in town for a limited engagement, appearing with the Water Ballet at a freeway near you. And we may inadvertently (or hopefully not) participate in the sport of Water Flying, otherwise known as hydroplaning. Please leave this in the hands of professional stunt drivers.
Rain makes accidents way more likely. From 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. last Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 …

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Keep it short Kajon

Posted December 11, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 158 views]
Matt Holzman needs you to call and pledge!

Can you imagine a day where KCRW only had a pledge drive that lasted for 4 days? And within those 4 days, can you imagine if we didn’t interrupt every KCRW program asking for your support? Instead, only reaching out to you during three shows – as – opposed to all of eternity? I know, sound too good to be true, right?
Well my friends …

Road Closures, Traffic »

Closures on the WB 10 this week in Santa Monica

Posted November 17, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 359 views]
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Do you remember when you asked, “How can they close the ______(fill in the blank freeway) during __________(fill in the blank) reason)? Why don’t they do this crap during the off times?” Victory! Caltrans is doing just that.

Public Transportation, Traffic »

LA Metro to host 3 community meetings about the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project

Posted October 29, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 639 views]

L.A. METRO TO HOST THREE PROJECT INFORMATION MEETINGS IN NOVEMBER FOR EAST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY TRANSIT CORRIDOR PROJECT
Meetings to be held at locations along the
corridor on November 6, 12 & 13.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will host a series of informational meetings beginning November 6th to update the community on the status of the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project.
Thanks …

LA Culture, Street Scenes, Traffic, Traffic Pet Peeve »

Damn street signs. Can I park here or not!?

Posted October 15, 2014 by | 3 Comments | 2,173 views]
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There just might be a new way to play the Los Angeles game: “Can I park here or not!??”

Parking signs are so notoriously ridiculous they are the laugh of not only the nation, people are laughing  around the globe.   The infamous signs have been fodder for comics for years; Louis CK has got to be my favorite.

I’m a traffic reporter with a passion for the …

Cars, Digital Danger, Traffic »

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

Posted October 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,178 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, 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 | 745 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 …

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It’s going to cost more money for some commuters and less for most to go Metro.

Posted September 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 944 views]
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Next week Metro, L.A.’s public transportation agency, will raise fares as a way to deal with a deficit. But the “L.A. Times” reported the fare increase won’t put Metro’s financial house completely in order.

Bicycles, LA Culture, Street Scenes, Traffic »

Jonesing for CicLAvia? Gotcha covered, Sunday the 7th.

Posted September 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 568 views]
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This Sunday, September 7, CicLAvia Explores Broadway
Ciclavia just gets better and better. The next car-free streets extravaganza, called Heart of LA won’t be until October 5, 2014.
In the meantime what’s a CicLAvia addict to do? Why explore LA of course, and help out our favorite extra curricular activity, proceeds will benefit CicLAvia.

Digital Danger, Photo of the Day, Traffic »

Distracted Driving Near-Collisions Double on Sunny Days

Posted August 31, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 757 views]
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There are nearly double the number of near-collisions when the weather conditions are clear than when it’s stormy

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