Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Los Angeles straphanger in Toronto and Montreal

     What follows is an informal, incomplete comparison between the experience of riding public transit in Los Angeles and that of a rider in Toronto and Montreal.       I offer the comparison because I can.  I just returned from two weeks in Toronto and Montreal, and traveled exclusively by train and bus while there.  Several […]

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Public Transit in L.A.: an older-but-wiser look back

     What follow are some thoughts on public transit that I haven’t read elsewhere and think I should share.  This is a “wrapping up” essay for me.  I don’t live in L.A. anymore, and doubt I’ll move back.  The few Angelenos who knew of my TransitPeople labors probably thought of me more as a […]

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