PCH Closed in Both Directions After Mudslides and Flooding

PCH between Las Posas Road and Encinal Canyon Road closed in both directions. By Sam Catanzaro  The Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) remains closed in both directions near...

Mastering Transit Options: By Atlas Novack and Jennifer Eden

Midnight Tuesday saw thousands descend on Santa Monica Pier despite everything being closed and the attractions shut-down for the evening. Their mission? To catch Pokémon.
URB-E Takes the Neighborhood by Confusion and Wonder

URB-E Takes the Neighborhood by Confusion and Wonder:

About 10 years ago, there was a small wave of hype for an electric scooter called the Segway. However, hype quickly died down when people realized they looked ridiculous on it, to the point of movies like “Paul Blart, Mall Cop” satirized the vehicle altogether. At a glance, it seems like history is to repeat itself, with this new vehicle called the URB-E, standing for “urban electric.” However, that is not so much the case here as it was 10 years ago.
Building Expo

Expo CEO Richard Thorpe To Retire:

Richard (Rick) Thorpe, Chief Executive Officer of the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority, today announced he will retire on May 6, 2016, after more than 40 years in the transit industry and just prior to the scheduled opening of Phase 2 of the Expo light rail line on May 20th.

Transit Ridership Declines Despite More Options:

For almost a decade, transit ridership has declined across Southern California despite costly efforts to entice people out of their cars and onto buses and trains, and transportation officials are trying to figure out why, it was reported today.