Can the Streetsblog network be trusted

I’m not sure if the good folks over at the Streetsblog SF read their own blog.  San Francisco residents are up in arms over SFMTA privatizing on-street parking for private car share companies.  Streetsblog SF says “…it’s not exactly privatization…” to remove lucrative parking meters for car share companies.  Five years ago the same blog called privatization aContinue reading “Can the Streetsblog network be trusted”

New LADOT General Manager leaves city of San Francisco hanging

The City of Los Angeles city council confirmed new General Manager Seleta Reynolds.  Reynolds is currently the head of San Francisco’s Department of Transportation in the livable streets division.  It is unclear why mayor Eric Garcetti selected someone from San Francisco, as opposed to a native Angeleno, but the city council unanimously approved her, despite concernsContinue reading “New LADOT General Manager leaves city of San Francisco hanging”

LACMTA attempts compromise wtih Los Angeles World Airports

Residents in Los Angeles are fuming over the failure of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority (LACMTA) to build a rail line that reaches LAX Airport (LAWA).  Construction has begun for the new Crenshaw/LAX line that doesn’t quite reach LAX.  As LACMTA continues to look for solutions, and citing the high cost of tunneling toContinue reading “LACMTA attempts compromise wtih Los Angeles World Airports”