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Proposed state law seeks to ban freeway expansions in underserved communities

A state lawmaker from Los Angeles County plans to introduce legislation that would block freeway expansions in underserved communities across California. Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) said her bill would prohibit the state from funding or permitting highway projects in areas with high rates of pollution and poverty and where residents have suffered negative health… Read More »

The zipper merge: a freeway skill Californians haven’t mastered

It’s a familiar scene: You’re driving on a California freeway at rush hour. As you crawl through traffic, you notice your lane is ending. It could be road construction forcing the lane closure, or maybe it’s just one of L.A.’s jarring freeway entrances or interchanges. And you’re always left with a choice: Do you merge… Read More »