Joe Linton

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Joe Linton is editor of Los Angeles Streetsblog. He is also a longtime urban environmental activist. His main areas of interest have been restoring the Los Angeles River and fostering bicycling for everyday transportation. He’s worked for many Los Angeles livability non-profits, including Friends of the L.A. River, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, C.I.C.L.E., Livable Places, and CicLAvia. He also served as deputy to Los Angeles City Councilmember Ed Reyes.

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Transit Expert Jarrett Walker has Advice for Los Angeles

Streetsblog caught up with Jarrett Walker during his recent visit to Southern California. Walker's name is familiar to many Streetsblog readers. He and his firm, Jarrett...

Automated Enforcement Coming Soon to a Bus Lane Near You

Metro bus riders will soon see faster bus speeds when Metro and L.A. City get a new bus lane enforcement program underway this year....

No Coast on the Horizon, but Open Streets Enthusiasts Should Celebrate CicLAvia Venice on 4/21

There's little public discussion of Santa Monica hosting its own Open Streets event again, the last Santa Monica Coast was years before the pandemic;...

Metro Cancels Bike-Share Procurement that Had Led to Proposed Lyft Contract

Last week, Metro canceled a controversial procurement for its bike-share operations. Philadelphia-based Bicycle Transit Systems (BTS) is the current contractor until their contract runs...

Metro FY24-25 Preliminary Capital Budget: Transit Construction Cut 30 Percent, Highway Expansion Holding Steady

The following article first appeared in Streetsblog Los Angeles Later today, he Metro board Budget and Finance Committee will receive a presentation on draft budget...

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