Unless you've been under the proverbial rock for the last month of so, it's no secret that the 405 between the San Fernando valley and L.A. westiside areas will be shutdown beginning Friday night and won't reopen until early Monday morning. The good news is that once this weekend comes and goes we can get back to this blog's "regularly scheduled program" bringing you relevant news, editorials, and general banter about alternative transportation.

I did want to let you all know that the Be A Green Commuter blog will be on it's normal weekend hiatus this weekend and that you should check other sources for up to date information regarding the closure.  These two posts have more detailed information about how to stay up to date: