As Long Beach Settles Lawsuit Over 405 Expansion, Future Residents Remain Screwed

by    in Opinion, Streets & Urban Design, Transit
We should all have been happy when Long Beach sued Caltrans and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) over the latter’s $1.7B project to expand the 405 Freeway from Route 73 in Costa Mesa until it hits the wonderful bottleneck nightmare...

Long Beach, Stop Screaming at What You Don’t Know—This Is Actually a Really Great Intersection

by    in Opinion, Streets & Urban Design
Above: the new roundabout at 6th and Park. This, Long Beach, is a really great intersection at 6th and Park, appropriate for the neighborhood its in. It really wasn’t news for me. They’ve been doing this already—Vista and Ximeno...
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Orange County Continues to Lead SoCal in Screwing Over Everyone Around It with 405 Freeway Expansion

by    in Opinion, Transit
Just after plans to drill a hole through a mountain to extend the 710 were thankfully killed by the Metro Board last month, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) thought it was best to secure some $627M in federal...