Nobody Drives in LA

Silly motorist, cars are for the country! With bicycles, bike shares, buses, ferries, planes, ride hails, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? If there’s a transit agency, public transit route, or other related topic you’d like to read about, please let me know in the comments. An Interview with Alissa Walker Asian-American Public … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA

Nobody Drives in LA — An Interview with Alissa Walker

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. ***** In the past most of my posts for Women’s History Month have focused on historical figures. This year I decided to instead focus on living breathing women who’re … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — An Interview with Alissa Walker

The Nobody Drives in LA Guide to CicLAvia — The Valley

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. ***** Tomorrow, 22 March, from 9am and 4pm, a stretch of Lankershim and Ventura boulevards will be closed to motorized traffic for CicLAvia – The Valley. At just 8.85 … Continue reading The Nobody Drives in LA Guide to CicLAvia — The Valley

Nobody Drives in LA — Visiting the Pasadena Model Railroad Club

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. There are numerous model railroading clubs in Southern California, all devoted to various scale standards, and spread throughout a region not especially well-served by actual passenger rail. I recently … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — Visiting the Pasadena Model Railroad Club

The Nobody Drives in LA Guide to CicLAvia South LA

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. ***** “CicLAvia comes to South Los Angeles for first time” read the headline of the Daily Trojan — which is true if you believe the hype that USC isn’t itself … Continue reading The Nobody Drives in LA Guide to CicLAvia South LA

Nobody Drives in LA — Previewing Santa Ana’s SOMOS (Sunday On Main Open Streets)

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. ***** A couple of weeks ago I visited Garden Grove to preview that city’s upcoming open streets event, which I wrote would be the first of its kind in … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — Previewing Santa Ana’s SOMOS (Sunday On Main Open Streets)

Nobody Drives in LA — Reimagining Garden Grove

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. ***** On October 12, Garden Grove will host Re:Imagine Garden Grove – A Downtown Open Streets Event, and for a few hours a few blocks of that city’s streets … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — Reimagining Garden Grove

Nobody Drives in LA — Exploring the Regional Connector Transit Corridor

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. There are five Metro rail projects currently under construction in Los Angeles: the Crenshaw Line, the Expo Line, the Gold Line, the Purple Line, and the Regional Connector. At … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — Exploring the Regional Connector Transit Corridor

Nobody Drives in LA — Southern California’s Restaurant Bound Rail Cars

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. TRAINS KEPT A-ROLLING Years before the rise of the freeways, the Southland‘s framework was formed by the largest network of urban rail the world has … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — Southern California’s Restaurant Bound Rail Cars

Nobody Drives in LA — Taking Public Transit to the Beach

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. ***** Although spring has officially just begun, thanks to our chaparral climate even Los Angeles winters have more than their fair share of warm days, perfect for taking trips … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — Taking Public Transit to the Beach