Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Los Angeles

Los Angeles has the worst congestion in the country with drivers sitting in traffic an average of 119 hours in 2017.

Traffic Study Comes Under Fire for Being Too ‘Pro-Car’

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A landmark report that analyzes traffic congestion and its costs is coming under fire from transportation experts who say its methodology and findings are biased toward cars. The Urban Mobility Report “is a throwback to an earlier age” that “reflects an outdated transport planning paradigm which assumed that ‘transportation’ means automobile travel and ‘transportation problem’ […]
Los Angeles is struggling to keep riders and attract new passengers to its bus system.

Death Spiral: Riders Fleeing LA Buses

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Los Angeles’s buses are losing so many riders you’d think they were filming a remake of “Speed.” Ridership on Los Angeles County buses plummeted 25 percent over the past decade as the region’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority lost about 95 million trips, according to the Los Angeles Times. It’s the steepest decline among major transit systems […]