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Integrating Shared Mobility: Transit, Bikes and Cars

Joel Epstein | Posted 02.26.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Shared mobility, for the daily commute but also for all those hours many of us spend schlepping our kids to soccer practice and music lessons, was the subject of today's Live Ride Share conference at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo.

The Beverly Hills School Board Is Wasting Your Money Fighting the Subway

Joel Epstein | Posted 01.21.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Maybe now the Los Angeles County Counsel will sit up and take notice that not everyone in Beverly Hills is happy with the School Board's misuse of their hard earned dough. It is about government ethics, accountability and transparency.

The Downside of Going Metro in Los Angeles

Justin Hernandez | Posted 11.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Justin Hernandez

Theoretically, public transportation should be a rapid and cost-effective solution for getting around town. It works in just about every city; however, Los Angeles is a unique metropolis in and of itself.

Koreatown: El Basurero

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.21.2014 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I know the city's broke and all and that our new Mayor is doing what he can to fix things. So here's something that shouldn't be that hard to fix. Pick up the trash.

In Beverly Hills, Money for the Subway Doesn't Grow on Trees

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.16.2014 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Are we're not talking pocket change. LA's failure to build the Subway to the Sea when it should and could have means it will now cost us billions of dollars more to bring the train to the Westwood VA rather than all the way to the Pacific Ocean. And that's if we are lucky.

Metro's Monumental New Sculpture

The Source, Metro Los Angeles | Posted 11.26.2012 | Los Angeles
The Source, Metro Los Angeles

An iconic, large-scale sculpture by Donald Lipski, an internationally renowned sculptor, has been installed at Metro's new El Monte Station, opening on Oct. 14. The sculpture, entitled Time Piece, is a monumental clock tower-with a twist.

Expo Excitement and Expectation

Ron Radziner, FAIA and Anna Hill | Posted 07.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Ron Radziner, FAIA and Anna Hill

With the opening of the Expo Line in Los Angeles this past weekend, Southern California might finally be able to shed its image as a place where the car dictates the way we travel, and build.

The End Of Honor In Los Angeles

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A vote to end the unusual honor system used on the Los Angeles subway and light-rail system has been put off. Metropolitan Transp...

Why A Tunnel Is Being Built Under Beverly Hills High School

Beverly Hills, CA Patch | Marie Cunningham | Posted 12.20.2011 | Los Angeles

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a report Wednesday on the Westside Subway Extension's seismic and safety issues that favors a Const...

One Stop Closer On The Light Rail To The Sea!

Posted 11.12.2011 | Los Angeles

The Expo Line Light Rail isn't the long-awaited "subway to the sea," but it may as well be. After all, the Expo Line is a lot closer to reality th...

Planes, Trains And.. No More Automobiles?

Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

LA'ers, the horrifying commute to LAX might soon become obsolete. Picture it now: no more packing snacks for the inevitable Friday traffic jam, no mor...

HuffPost LA: Your Guide To All Things Carmageddon

Posted 09.15.2011 | Los Angeles

We're hours away from "Carmageddon," the 53-hour period when the 405 freeway between the I-10 and U.S. 101 freeways will be shut down. From Friday, Ju...


LA Daily News | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and other agencies could run out of money to complete the San Fernando Valley's Orange Line bus extension an...

Beverly Hills Hires Top PR Firm To Move Metro Line Away From School

Beverly Hills, CA Patch | Posted 05.30.2011 | Los Angeles

The Beverly Hills Board of Education has started a social media campaign to inform the public about the benefits of having a Century City subway stati...

LA Metrolink Victims Receive The Maximum Settlement

AP | DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge's approval of a $200 million settlement fund for victims of a Metrolink commuter train crash was finalized this we...

A Parent's Guide to Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Prone as we are in LA to earthquakes, fires, floods, civil unrest and terrorism, there are many risks associated with life in the big city. Tunneling under a small portion of Beverly Hills is not one of them.

Coup For 30/10 Initiative: LA Wins $546 Million Federal Loan For Metro

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

$546 million in public transportation funds are coming to Los Angeles via the Tiger II grant, a federal loan from the U.S. Department of Transportatio...

From a Benz to the Bus

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Nine months after leaving the adult industry, I realized I had to give up my true love. During my career as a Porn Star, I'd driven just about every car one could ever wish to drive.