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LA Leaders Say ‘No’ to Jaywalking Laws

Los Angeles pedestrians may finally see some relief from citations. City Councilmember Jose Huizar and State Assemblymember Miguel Santiago are pushing for common sense changes to antiquated state laws in order to allow pedestrians to begin crossing the street during the flashing countdown signal. Huizar and Santiago held an action on August 9th calling for […]

Labor Day Travels via Surfliner

I approached Labor Day weekend with no plans.  I have had a lot going on, so I was looking forward to being productive around the house and relaxing.  But then at the last minute, some friends invited me to Mexico for the weekend. My friends drove down on Friday while I was working.  Now how […]

Expo Line Extension Opening Weekend

The day is finally upon us!  The Expo Line extension will open May 20th , finally bringing rail service from downtown to the beach. To celebrate, Metro is providing free rides on the Expo line beginning at noon on Friday, and all day on Saturday.  There will be community events at the new stations from […]

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project is ‘Halfway There’–Let’s Celebrate!

Metro thanks the communities along the 8.5 mile LAX/Transit Project Alignment on Saturday, May 7th with their ‘Halfway There’ event. The festival takes place at Leimert Park from 10-4pm, and will feature performances by local musicians, kids zone, food vendors, archeology discoveries, and more.  A formal program will begin at 10:30, and will feature several […]

Bike Week LA 2015

Today officially kicks off the 2015 edition of Bike Week LA.  The week will see events all throughout Los Angeles that promote biking as a form of transportation, and raises awareness about bicycle and pedestrian safety. No matter in which side of town you live, there are events near you.  There are a ton of […]

This Saturday: Women Bike, Women Lead

Attention all lades! On February 21, join other women-identified cyclists for the Women Bike, Women Lead ride. The ride meets at Grand Park at 10:00, with the guided group ride leaving at 10:30. The ride will head down into South LA and will come back to Grand Park by about 2:00. The ride is expected […]

2014 Year in Review for LA’s Car-Free Commuter

Hello dear readers!  I’ve been on a brief break for the holidays, but I’m back!  I was in Milwaukee for a week over Christmas and received quite the surprise to see temperatures some days were warmer there than in Los Angeles.  I’m glad to be back in LA-LA Land and ready for more Metro adventures in […]