Cars, Traffic »

California just made it easier to prosecute drivers with red-light cameras

Posted June 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,655 views]
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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?

Bicycles, Events »

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

Posted May 22, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 909 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!

405 construction, Cars, Surviving the 405 »

New Car Pool Lane NOW OPEN on the NB405

Posted May 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,272 views]
The West Side of Los Angeles on the NB 405 during peak traffic time on a Friday evening commute! Welcome 10 mile new carpool lane!

Update! Oh yeah, it’s on! The Sepulveda Pass Improvement Project is over TOMORROW Friday May 23, 2014!!!

Bicycles, Public Transportation, Traffic »

Help! How do I load my bike onto a Metro bus?

Posted May 13, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,251 views]
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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, …

Road Closures, Traffic »

Obama is coming to Los Angeles TODAY, May 7th and Thursday May 8th, 2014

Posted May 7, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 5,545 views]
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Plan ahead, the President of the United States is coming to So Cal

for the next two days.
The Beverly Hills Police Department has released the locations that will likely be affected
with road – rolling and otherwise – closures.
Due to security issues we never get specifics, but we get a pretty good handle on the times and the places to avoid.
Wednesday May 7, 2014
UPDATE 7:16 …

Tipshare, Traffic »

INSIDER TRAFFIC TIPS & SHORTCUTS FOR LAX

Posted May 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,411 views]
Photot from LA Times

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.
 

TRAVEL SMART
Traveling at the right times
and days can help you avoid delays.
Travel on Tuesday & Wednesday:
When possible, be …

DUI Checkpoints, Traffic »

Cinco De Mayo DUI Checkpoints.

Posted May 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 854 views]
A checkpoint I went through on Pacific Coast Highway near Cross Creek in Malibu.

 
Today/Tonight  expect DUI “saturation patrols”with extra patrol cars and police motorcycles

in the following places at the following times.
 

Central LA – From noon to 8 p.m. in the LAPD’s Central Division area, which includes most of downtown.
Southwest Division – From 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the LAPD’s  area south of the 10 freeway and near USC.
Hollywood –  On Cahuenga befor Lexington, from …

Public Transportation, Road Closures »

Crenshaw Boulevard closures begin tonight.

Posted May 3, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 856 views]
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I’m reposting Steve Hymon’s article about the Crenshaw closure.
Hymon writes for Metro’s The Source. I met him last year, at an awards luncheon for traffic reporters. Super nice guy, and always keeping us up to date with the latest construction, road closures and more from Metro…
which I like to call “Metro Maddness Mahem”, sorry guys…lol.
Reminder: Crenshaw Boulevard closures begin tonight for construction of light …

Public Transportation, Road Closures, Traffic »

Crenshaw Boulevard Closed for Underground Station Construction

Posted May 2, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 913 views]
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Starting tonight Crenshaw Blvd. will be closed between Martin Luther King Jr. and Stocker Street from 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday May 2 through 1 p.m.

Public Transportation, Road Closures, Traffic »

In Pasadena the EB 210 Freeway shut down , Gold Line closed for possibly the 24 hours

Posted April 25, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 769 views]
Photo from KABC

Also from KABC
A tractor-trailer blew a tire, according to the CHP, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The tractor-trailer then sideswiped a box truck, which overturned. The tractor-trailer veered across lanes and crashed onto Metro Gold Line tracks, striking an energized power pole.
Both drivers were able to extricate themselves and were able to walk away from the wrecks.
The Gold Line was …

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