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Experts Lacked Originality

Experts Lacked Originality

Editor, In my opinion, the so-called transit workshop on Feb. 10 was a bust. The information presented was so basic and elementary that the audience quickly proved they knew more about the various transit systems than the consultant.  The capper was when the consultant appeared to ask the audience what they would do. Huh? One attendee […]

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City Seeks a Bird’s Eye View From Experts

City Seeks a Bird’s Eye View From Experts

As Laguna Beach moves forward on initiatives to ease congestion, increase mobility, and aesthetically enhance its downtown, the City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to investigate retaining an urban planning expert to provide an overarching analysis of the city’s various concurrent projects to ensure they mesh. Separately, they also unanimously approved the hire of Irvine’s RBF […]

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Is Bus Service Threatened?

Is Bus Service Threatened?

Editor, The new town “richies” who apparently now run Laguna hardly need a year-round city transit system. Many of them have never set foot on a public bus and never will. Former City Manager Ken Frank would have loved to get rid of the blue and white buses, subsidized by hundreds of thousands from Orange County […]

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Leading the Herd

Leading the Herd

Editor, I may be one of the serial letter writers to whom Sandi Cain refers (“Stepping on the Soapbox for Sidewalks,” Letters, Sept. 30). Her points are well taken. We non-car users do whine a lot.   Regarding the issue of cyclists not paying their way: most cyclists also own cars so they are paying for road infrastructure. There are […]

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Summer Trolleys Set to Chime

Summer Trolleys Set to Chime

The city’s hugely popular free daily trolley service along Coast Highway and Laguna Canyon Road resumes today, Friday, June 24, coinciding with the seasonal opening of two of the city’s three summer art festivals. A few of the open-air trolleys begin rolling from the ACT V parking lot in Laguna Canyon as early as 8 […]