Douglas Failing

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Executive Director of Highway Project Delivery for Metro; former District Director for Caltrans, covering Los Angeles and Ventura Counties

Douglas Failing on KCRW

Maybe drivers in the capital of the car culture really do hate traffic after all. Threatened with " Carmageddon " this weekend, massive numbers stayed off the road.

'Carmageddon' Didn't Happen, Should We Do This More Often?

Maybe drivers in the capital of the car culture really do hate traffic after all. Threatened with " Carmageddon " this weekend, massive numbers stayed off the road.

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"Short-term pain means long-term gain."

LA Prepares for the Mother of All Traffic Jams

"Short-term pain means long-term gain."

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Los Angeles will soon become the latest city to experiment with " congestion pricing ," a system by which commuters on two local freeways would be able to buy their way out of traffic…

Congestion Pricing Experiment on LA Freeways

Los Angeles will soon become the latest city to experiment with " congestion pricing ," a system by which commuters on two local freeways would be able to buy their way out of traffic…

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