The new project would see an 18-mile BRT line run from North Hollywood and Pasadena in a bid to better connect communities in northern Los Angeles.
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LADOT's new data shows a 22 per cent increase in cycling compared to previous available data, with the next count of biking and walking activity due later in 2021 at 100 locations across the city.
LA Metro has approved contracts for two significant rail projects in the city, as it looks to relieve congestion on the much maligned I-405 freeway which bypasses the city.
Sebastian Castellanos, a research lead at the New Urban Mobility alliance (NUMO) explains why it is essential to put communities at the heart of new mobility developments.
The major light rail project has taken a step closer to reality after a decision by the FTA opened the door to federal funding.
Metro says the new service will provide greater mobility for passengers in areas difficult to reach with ordinairy fixed-route buses.
Robin O’Hara, Executive Officer in charge of TAP Customer Experience at LA Metro, tells Intelligent Transport how the operator is piloting wearable fare media for its customers, and how an extension of the pilot could have ease-of-access benefits across various user demographics.
The purchase is said to represent a major step forward to realising Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City of Los Angeles’ commitment to meet environmental sustainability goals and transition to a 100 per cent zero-emission bus fleet by 2028.
A number of initiatives, including bus and light rail infrastructure improvements and accelerating the city’s bus fleet target to be zero-emission, have been launched in LA to combat the climate crisis.
Los Angeles and London hope to expand the ‘Innovator Cities’ network to more cities, allowing more communities around the world to benefit from the transport innovation that the collaborative hopes to develop.
The partners of the project aim to work together in 2020 to develop policies, put pilots in place and seek other strategies to achieve the targets set out in the Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap 2.0.
The new service uses algorithms to dynamically route shared vehicles to and from three busy Metro stations: Compton (Artesia), El Monte and North Hollywood.
Elon Musk’s system, which he calls ‘loop’, could eventually work on a larger scale beneath cities across the globe; reducing road congestion and pollution.