In October 2005, the Los Angeles County Metro Authority (or Metro) debuted a new 14-mile BRT system in the San Fernando Valley using a former rail right-of-way.
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In an effort to improve pedestrian safety and traffic flow, the LADOT recently installed ten diagonal crosswalks/pedestrian scrambles/Barnes dances (just pick one, they all mean the same) around the metro area.
Los Angeles' Eco-village offers a sustainable alternative to the dominant American lifestyle of over consumption and mis-use of natural resources.
Streetfilms checked out three bicycle co-ops in Los Angeles where the spirit of community and helping others reign supreme.
For Angelenos, Sunday was a day that we’ll never forget. Our first Open Streets party was an unparalleled success. So much so that even the critics of the concept grudgingly came on board when it was obvious that they missed the boat on supporting and experiencing a groundbreaking day. The Los Angeles Times estimates that [...]
Looking at some of the pros and cons of Bus Rapid Transit in Los Angeles.
Over the last ten years (or more) just about every major city in the U.S. has added bike-carrying capacity to their buses. While cities like Chicago, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Seattle, Philadelphia, and San Francisco can boast 100% of their bus fleet sporting bike racks, NYC comes in at 0% - the only one in The Alliance for Biking & Walking's 2010 Benchmarking report.
Streetfilms Nicholas Whitaker took a back seat, rush hour ride with City Planner Deborah Murphy through the streets of Los Angeles. Murphy pointed out some of the difficulties one encounters in L.A. as a pedestrian advocate, commuter, and champion for change.
Los Angeles' Automated Traffic Surveillance and Control (or ATSAC), is unique in that it's one of the only traffic systems in the entire country that is publicly owned.
Streetfilms rode along on an ArtCycle tour of local studio spaces sponsored by the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council. Afterwards, we joined a block party in progress.