Hi BAGC readers-

Sorry for the paucity of entries over the past week or so -- I went on vacation and forgot to say goodbye for the time being. I promise we'll resume our lovely coverage of what's up in transportation at UCLA.

For the time being, allow me to indulge in my love of UCLA Transportation's arrangement to allow employees without parking permits to rent Zipcars for eight hours per month for free, as I was able to rent this nifty Mazda 3 while I was on vacation in Washington, DC:

From DC and NY

The Zipcar came in handy for transporting me and my friends between a wedding ceremony, which was by Union Station, and the accompanying reception, which was nowhere near reliable public transportation.