Mark your calendars! Metro will officially open the second phase of the Expo Line on Friday, May 20. The new extension will connect “Grand to the Sand,”completing a 15-mile rail project that connects Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica. Metro CEO Phil Washington announced on Thursday that the seven new stations of the extension will […]
About a week ago, I moved to Northeast LA (more on that later). Of course, I’m now taking new buses and trains to get home. I am fortunate to be able to choose between several different bus lines to get home from work, all of which pick up near Pershing Square at Hill & 5th […]
This afternoon, I was made aware of a series of four attacks that have occurred to women in apartment buildings throughout Koreatown. Eek! The first attack was in early November, with the most recent one occurring on December 30th. The assailant robbed all his victims, and sexually assaulted one of them. Today the LAPD released […]
Finally! I am bringing Hoff the Beaten path to Twitter and Instagram. Follow me on both sites to keep up with my sights and experiences through green commuting in LA. Follow me on Twitter @hoffbeatenpath or on Instagram @hoffthebeatenpath.
On September 16th, a new law will go into effect that requires motorists to give a minimum of three feet of space when passing a bicyclist. If no space is available, the driver must slow down and pass when the coast is clear. The previous law required motor vehicles to keep a “safe distance.” Fines […]
One of my favorite events is coming up–BUSted! Scott Schultz, storytelling wizard and friend of Hoff the Beaten Path, produces and hosts the evening filled with tales of getting around LA without a car. While most of the storytellers focus on bus and metro stories, this month is featuring a one from the Los Angeles […]