Tag Archives: green commuting

Metro Bike Share Opens July 7th

Roll ’em out! In a highly anticipated launch, Metro will be rolling out its bike share service on July 7th with 65 stations scattered throughout DTLA. They system is easy to use.  Users can sign up and register their TAP cards here for the bike share system.  Tap the card against the dock to unlock […]

Respecting the Crosswalks

I headed to work this morning just as I do most days.  I ran down the hill towards my bus stop on Cypress Blvd, where I would catch the 28.  I slowed my pace to a brisk stroll once I reached the corner.  The bus wasn’t in view, so there was no longer a need […]

Finding a Way Home After the Phone Battery Dies

Smartphones are the Swiss Army knives of green commuting.  With a smartphone, a commuter can find out when the next bus comes using the Metro app.  Google Maps will generate the best route for bikers, walkers or metro riders.  Ride sharing apps like Lyft and Uber will bring a driver to your location to give […]

BUSted! Storytelling Wins Emerging Ideas Award at the New Urbanism Film Festival

Wow, great news!  The storytelling show and Hoff the Beaten Path favorite, BUSted!, has won the Emerging Ideas Award at the New Urbanism Film Festival. The Festival featured four days of film, interactive events and workshops that aimed to encourage a dialogue about making Los Angeles a more walkable, sustainable, and thriving community.  BUSted! was […]