Make urban buses fare-free. Only then will urban planning make any sense.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

#freetransit in LA?

Monday, September 10, 2018

Poor workers are trapped by car culture

A 2015 study by Harvard University found access to transportation is the single biggest factor in the odds of escaping poverty and avoiding homelessness.

“There are so many people that just cannot make ends meet before you even get to the concept of transportation,” said Veronica Lewis, a director at Homeless Outreach Programs Integrated Care System, or HOPICS, one of the largest homeless service providers in Los Angeles. “Honestly, it’s one of the biggest barriers for some of our clients.”

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Mother nature sending powerful heat message Temperatures remained around 100 degrees as the fire fight moved into the night. Powerful evening winds were pushing the blaze, which authorities said began as a structure fire, in different directions.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

#autosprawl meltdown as SANDAG faces shortfall

The San Diego Union-Tribune: "Asked why the cost of building new highways and roads was spiking, Caltrans District 11 acting Director Cory Bims blamed the fluctuating cost of raw materials.

“It can be very volatile,” he said. “Major construction items for projects, steel and concrete and asphalt, there’s lot of things that influences those costs. It can come back down again as quickly as it went up.”"