Category Archives: Traffic

Neighbors suffer Wildwood woes in Thousand Oaks

Nearby streets fill with visitors’ cars Source of this article, the Thousand Oaks Acorn, April 27, 2017 Wildwood Regional Park might have too much of a good thing. Drawn to the open-space area by its main attraction, Paradise Falls, weekend … Continue reading

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A Cast of Characters: The Creation of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Source of this article:, June 25, 2015 The public is so often chastised for not really hanging in to achieve action on a particular cause. This reaffirms the need for really hanging in. All those people who worked — … Continue reading

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Hikers, bikers angered after Griffith Park-area road opens to cars

Hikers and bikers don’t mix well with Hollywood sign tourists Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, March 30, 2015 A city of Los Angeles decision to allow motorists to use a popular hiking and cycling route in Griffith … Continue reading

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Yosemite plan calls for more campsites and parking spaces, no visitors cap

The National Park Service would restore 203 acres along the Merced River and eliminate an ice rink, commercial horseback riding, hotel swimming pools and raft and bicycle rentals. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2013 Yosemite … Continue reading

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Do-it-yourself parking bans in Malibu

The California Coastal Commission fights a losing battle against homeowners who post illegal ‘No Parking’ signs. Some look so official that even authorities are misled. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2011 By Tony Barboza, Los … Continue reading

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Delays nearly over for 23 Freeway widening

After years of postponement, the 23 Freeway widening project will finally begin within the next few months, according to a report presented by city staff at a recent Thousand Oaks City Council meeting. Source of this article – Thousand Oaks … Continue reading

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Ridership jumps 41 percent for Thousand Oaks Transit agency

Carrying nearly 17,000 riders last month, Thousand Oaks Transit (TOT) shattered last year’s ridership mark and continues to show tremendous growth, according to Mark Watkins, public works director for the city of Thousand Oaks. Source of this article – Thousand … Continue reading

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Cars Take a Back Seat to Mass Transit? Nonsense, Official Says

Debate over a transportation blueprint for Ventura County erupted into hostility Friday, with one transit official ridiculing proposed goals that emphasize mass transit as the simplistic work of “snake oil salesmen.” Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, March … Continue reading

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