Brown’s AEG Bill Could Help Westside Subway Avoid... →
25 Years Ago Today: Los Angeles' Metro Rail Red... →
Today marks an auspicious anniversary: 25 years ago today, leaders across the region came together to celebrate the groundbreaking for Los Angeles’ modern Metro Rail subway system. After years of planning, ground was broken on September 29, 1986 at the site of the future Civic Center station at First and Hill Streets
'The end of motoring' →
plantedcity: From The Guardian: In Britain, the percentage of 17- to 20-year-olds with driving licences fell from 48% in the early 1990s to 35% last year. The number of miles travelled by all forms of domestic transport, per capita per year, has flatlined for years. Meanwhile, road traffic figures for cars and taxis, having risen more or less every year since 1949, have continued to fall...
Creating Car-free Cities for the People, by the... →
thisbigcity: Guadalajara hosted the X International Congress Towards Carfree Cities at the start of September. As with all congresses, it was as much about the conferences as it was the events and meeting…
UrbanRelations.Info: Ignoring Inaction in... →
urbanrelationinfo: » Congress isn’t able to do much in terms of passing new legislation — but the Department of Transportation hasn’t hesitated to move forward to fund intercity rail projects. Americans are frustrated with the Congress: Over 80% of the population disapproves of the job the national legislature is…
Future Stations Of The Past: Whatever Happened To... →
Public Transit? in LA? via Flickr Blog →
L.A. Under The Influence: The Hidden Logic Of... →
Grid / Street / Place: Essential Elements Of... →
nickoftimela asked: This is a good transit tumblr out of NYC: transitjustice(.)tumblr(.)com
Digitized Collection of Los Angeles Railway weekly... →
Great collection of Los Angeles railway’s weekly transit passes from the 1930’s and 1940’s digitized and posted to Flickr by Dana Graves. Each pass contains a unique event date or other cultural element of Los Angeles history. These colorful images are also framed and hung in each elevator lobby of the MTA’s headquarters office tower (floors 5-25). As employees we we...
19 Streetcar Models From Los Angeles Railway:... →
Archives are anything but static warehouses of historic resources — the are dynamic, organic things. New items are added, while the collection is sometimes reorganized to maximize research potential. And sometimes, you come across something that may have been there all along but that you never noticed before. We recently stumbled across a booklet titled “Types of Cars.”
tumblrbot asked: WHERE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO VISIT ON YOUR PLANET?
Celebrate World Carfree Day! →