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  1. la: Streetsblog L.a./LongBeachize/Santa Monica Next Are Finalists for Nine L.a. Press Club AwardspRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | StreetsBlog.org

    Friends of Oscar Toledo, Jr., gather around the ghost bike put up at 47th and Normandie in South LA. Sahra Sulaiman/Streetsblog L.A. This photo is a finalist for an award from the L.A. Press Club The votes are in, and while we don't have all the final results, we do know that Streetsblog Los Angeles , LongBeachize, and Santa Monica Next are finalists for nine awards from the Los Angeles Press Club for our work in 2014.

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  2. LA: This Week in Livable StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | StreetsBlog.org

    Tuesday - CA High Speed Rail open house - in Palmdale and webcast live from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. - details here . Wednesday - Another vote, another chance to speak out in favor of a truly safe and multi-modal future for the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge.

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  3. LA: Metro and Zipcar Place Car-Share Cars At Metro Parking LotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | StreetsBlog.org

    Mayor Garcetti announces Zipcar vehicles are now available at ten Metro station parking lots. Left to right: Garcetti, Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Phil Washington, and Dan Grossman.

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  4. LA: Tonight! Eagle Rock! Streetsies! Huizar! LuceroRead the original story

    Friday May 29 | StreetsBlog.org

    Tonight! We're riding and celebrating in Eagle Rock with two of our 2014 Streetsie winners: Elected Official of the Year Jose Huizar and Journalist of the Year Nathan Lucero. Councilmember Jose Huizar set a Streetsie record by garnering over 5,000 votes in his race against Joe Buscaino for the 2014 Streetsie award.

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  5. Eyes on the Street: Law Enforcement Takes the LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | StreetsBlog.org

    Usually when I'm writing about the questionable behavior of law enforcement, I'm looking at how racial profiling and the harassment of people of color - in either its more traditional or more blatant forms - can negatively impact those folks' mobility. Yesterday, it came in the form of a fleet of vehicles parked in the buffered bike lane on Los Angeles St. in front of the Parker Center Police Dept.

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  6. LA: Planning Commission Approves L.A. City Mobility Plan, Includes Vision ZeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | StreetsBlog.org

    At its meeting this morning in Van Nuys, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission unanimously approved Mobility Plan 2035 . The Mobility Plan is the official transportation policy component of the city's General Plan.

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  7. LA: Bike Lanes, Partially Green and Partially Buffered, Appear on Westwood North of Le ConteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | StreetsBlog.org

    In 2008 , the city's first Sharrows appeared just north of Le Conte on Westwood Blvd. In 2010 , Westwood and Le Conte teamed up again as the home of "30 seconds of Awesome," in its scramble crosswalk. Those were both big stories for early Streetsblog L.A. So I was really excited when Streetsblog L.A. Steering Committee member Juan Matute posted pictures showing that those Sharrows, which were actually the first ones in Los Angeles, were replaced by bike lanes into and out of the UCLA campus.

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  8. Celebrate Two Streetsie Wins This Friday in Eagle RockRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | StreetsBlog.org

    Streetsblog is excited to confirm that we will have a small celebration of the 2014 Streetsie wins of Jose Huizar and Nate Lucero this Friday in Eagle Rock! Following a brief bike ride from Organix on Colorado Boulevard we will have a brief presentation of our Elected Leader of the Year and our Journalist of the Year awards to Huizar and Lucero respectively at Eagle Rock City Hall. Our mini-schedule is available at the end of the post.

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  9. Damien Talks Episode 3: Oakland's Uber Advocate Chris KiddRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | StreetsBlog.org

    Welcome to the third episode of Damien Talks, our podcast about the people and politics behind the Livable Streets Movement throughout California. Our first month broadcasting coincides with Bike Month, so we've been working up the coast, talking to bike advocates throughout the state.

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  10. LA: Law-Breaking Drivers Disrespecting New Wilshire Boulevard Bus-Only LanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | StreetsBlog.org

    Illegally parked car blocks the Wilshire BRT peak-hour bus lane last Friday. All photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A. On April 8, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other Metro, federal, county, and city leaders cut the ceremonial ribbon opening the second phase of the $31.5 million Wilshire BRT .

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  11. Coalition Calls For 10 Percent of Future L.A. Sales Tax To Go To Walk-BikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | StreetsBlog.org

    Other California county transportation sales tax measures set aside funding for walking and bicycling - why not Los Angeles? Image via white paper [ PDF ] There is a new twist in the path to a 2016 Los Angeles County transportation sales tax measure, tentatively being called "Measure R2." Investing in Place , a new policy-based organization that has examined transportation sales taxes throughout the state, just held its own conference with a coalition of more than thirty community based partner organizations.

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  12. A Tale of Two Future Bridges: New Bike/Ped Crossing on L.A. River,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | StreetsBlog.org

    Under the two plans announced today, a person crossing would have to come down from the bridge on the right to the red car bridge on the left to cross the bridge. Would anyone do this and add 12 minutes to their trip in the real world? It was sort of a surreal moment.

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  13. This Bike Week In Livable Streets #BikeWeekLARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | StreetsBlog.org

    Be Traffic! The good kind, though, because it's Bike Week. It's that fresh springtime week when some entities that do very little for bikes most of the time talk about how much they do for bikes, while finalizing their budgets that contain nearly nothing for bikes.

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  14. LA: At the Crossroads: In Order to Create a More Walkable L.A., Start with the Basics.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | StreetsBlog.org

    In recent years, the media has been filled with stories about Los Angeles transformation into a more livable and walkable city. This has been spurred by recent developments such as CicLAvia, the expanding transit and bike network, and revitalized older neighborhoods.

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  15. Applause for Bonin-Huizar L.A. Council Motion to Reign in LAPD Ped StingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | StreetsBlog.org

    Last Friday, May 1, Los Angeles City Council livability leaders introduced a motion [ PDF ] to get the city family to examine the effectiveness of LAPD's ongoing pedestrian sting operations. We would like to think that SBLA's recent article critiquing these stings paid off , but probably the excellent recent Los Angeles Times articles by Steve Lopez and Catherine Saillant got just a tad more exposure.

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  16. Long-Blighted South L.A. Lots to See Groundbreaking on Massive Development WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    South L.A., er "SOLA," is that you? Renderings by the Sassony group for Vermont Village, to be built on the NE corner of Vermont and Manchester. As Baltimore grapples with tamping down the police-community tensions that have been brewing for decades, South Los Angeles may be taking a step forward in mitigating the damage done by the unrest that ravaged much of the area in 1992.

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  17. Interview: Mike Gatto Talks Hit and Runs and Why Jerry Brown Will Get ...Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Mike Gatto speaking on the importance of reducing hit-and-run crimes at a 2014 press conference at Los Angeles City Hall. Behind Gatto are, left to right, LACBC's Eric Bruins, two LAPD representatives, L.A. Councilmember Mitch Englander, and Finish the Ride's Damian Kevitt.

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  18. LA: The 710 and Measure R2: Can Los Angeles Build Transit and Beat Its Addiction to Asphalt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    "We have to build an army of people who are willing to say 'enough is enough,'" said Mayor Eric Garcetti at Wednesday's MoveLA conference at Union Station, speaking of the region's traffic and pollution problems. He was there, along with hundreds of other county and city leaders, drumming up support for Measure R2, a proposed sales tax measure to raise more money for transit.

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  19. LA: Finish the Ride Rolls on While Hit-and-Runs Make HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Yesterday, Finish the Ride held its second annual self-titled bike ride to raise awareness of traffic safety issues. Damian Kevitt, the hit-and-run survivor who lost a leg and founded a movement around creating safer roads , was front and center, offering both a frank statement on the safety of our roads and optimism and encouragement for those riding at the event.

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  20. LA: Metro's North 710 Freeway Tunnel Study Meetings in High Gear,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Last weekend's SR-710 North Study meeting at East L.A. College. 710 Freeway meetings continue tonight in Pasadena.

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