Protected bike lanes are not included in the California Highway Design Manual, notwithstanding the state's recent endorsement of the NACTO manual. All that's needed to change that is Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.
Sep 2, 2014 LA Streetsblog
The State of California has shifted from measuring "Level of Service," a grade based on how many cars pass through an intersection in a given time, to assessing overall Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) in its Environmental Quality laws.
Aug 8, 2014 LA Streetsblog
The MyFigueroa project, long-delayed and almost-dead on more than one occasion, will move ahead free of local opposition. The project, which includes the city's first separated cycle track, will become Los Angeles' "premier complete street."
May 4, 2014 LA Streetsblog
In Los Angeles, months of agitation by pedestrian and bicycling advocates have finally paid off.
Feb 2, 2014 LA Streetsblog
In Los Angeles’s Boyle Heights neighborhood, some locals are benefiting from public-space improvements as part of the Eastside Access project. But many nearby streets and sidewalks are sorely neglected.
Jan 22, 2014 LA Streetsblog
Los Angeles’s Union Station is trying something new to keep the homeless at bay: restricting waiting room seating to ticketed passengers.
Dec 15, 2013 LA Streetsblog
Various environmental groups have joined a lawsuit aimed at SANDAG's (San Diego's MPO) 2050 regional transportation plan for not going far enough in state mandated efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, explains Damien Newton.
Feb 24, 2012 LA Streetsblog
Enci Box's personal account of how gender, safety, and living car-free intersect in her daily transportation decisions.
Oct 9, 2009 LA Streetsblog
In an important step toward a bus-only lane on LA's busy Wilshire Blvd., the city council approved beginning an Environmental Impact Report for the project, to only minimal skepticism from the councilmember from the wealthier part of the area.
Sep 11, 2009 LA Streetsblog
<p>Go for a ride with Los Angeles' leading pedestrian activist and learn about some of the challenges in bringing change to the Car Culture Capital of America.</p>
May 8, 2008 LA Streetsblog