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  1. Amendments to Remove Central, Westwood Bike Lanes from Mobility Plan, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | StreetsBlog.org

    Pedestrians wait to be able to cross Jefferson and continue south on Central along the sidewalk. Sahra Sulaiman/Streetsblog L.A. Listening to the City Planning Commission vote in favor - albeit somewhat reluctantly - of moving forward on the regressive amendments to the Mobility Plan 2035 this morning, I felt my heart sink.

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

    Monday Jun 20 | StreetsBlog.org

    Metro's board will be deciding the future fate of the free world, or at least how to spend many decades' worth of sales tax revenue. There are also big meetings on extending the Gold Line eastward, preserving L.A.'s Mobility Plan 2035, Metro fare collection, city of L.A. parking, and more.

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  3. Jobs or Housing? Historic South Central Residents Decry Feeling Asked ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | StreetsBlog.org

    Ninth District Councilmember Curren Price turned the packed-to-the-hilt town hall over to union representatives and representatives of the "creative habitat" known as the Reef after his opening remarks. Sahra Sulaiman/Streetsblog L.A. THE NUMBER ONE THING that representatives from the "creative habitat" known as the Reef felt they had learned from engaging the community, the speaker told the more than 600 town hall attendees this past May 5, was that Historic South Central was "lacking a sense of place."

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  4. Los Angeles Street Protected Bike Lanes Ribbon-Cutting This ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | StreetsBlog.org

    The city of Los Angeles has a brand new full-featured protected bike lane. It is on downtown L.A.'s Los Angeles Street, connecting Union Station with First Street, running literally in the shadow of Los Angeles City Hall.

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  5. This Week in Livable StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | StreetsBlog.org

    Phil Washington speaks in South L.A. tonight. The Metro board debates this week.

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  6. West Hollywood and L.A. Celebrate New Fairfax Avenue Bike LanesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | StreetsBlog.org

    West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister cuts the ribbon on Fairfax Avenue's new bike lanes. All photos: Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A. The cities of West Hollywood and Los Angeles celebrated the grand opening of a collaborative project yesterday: 1.2 miles of bike lanes on Fairfax Avenue.

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  7. Route 66 As A Complete Street? Claremont Is Planning On ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | StreetsBlog.org

    Immortalized by John Steinbeck as "The Mother Road," the decommissioned Route 66, now known as Foothill Boulevard in East Los Angeles cities La Verne and Claremont, often draws nostalgic visions of America's golden age of the automobiles. First established in 1926, Route 66's creation marked the development of transcontinental highway systems in mid-century America.

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  8. South L.A. Celebrates Slate-Z's Promise Zone Designation;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | StreetsBlog.org

    If at first you don't succeed, take the initiative to change the federal government's understanding of urban poverty. And along the way, commit to laying the foundation for long-term cross-sector collaboration on behalf of your community, regardless of whether you win the grant.

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  9. Review: The Expo Phase II Bike Path Is Going to Be GreatRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | StreetsBlog.org

    Having a bike path is pretty great, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few things we could do to make a good bike path a great one. All images of the path: Damien Newton Advocates for a bicycle path to run parallel to the recently-opened Phase II o the Expo Light Rail Line have long-contended that the Exposition Construction Authority viewed the fully-funded separated bike path as an afterthought.

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  10. This Week In Livable StreetsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 6 | StreetsBlog.org

    California Walks hosts its statewide pedestrian conference in Long Beach. California's primaries will be decided at tomorrow's elections.

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  11. How Can L.A. Sheriffs Support Buses and Bikes Sharing Bus-Only Lanes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | StreetsBlog.org

    On bus-only lane signage in Los Angeles, there is a little two-word section at the bottom that reads, "BIKES OK." On May 24, bicycle commuter Mike MacDonald was riding in the "BIKES OK" peak-hour Wilshire Boulevard bus lanes.

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  12. City of Duarte's Free Rails-to-Trails Gold Line Shuttle Open Saturdays in JuneRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | StreetsBlog.org

    Los Angeles's surrounding mountain ranges are often overlooked in the county's popularized image as a smog-ridden, freeway megalopolis with admired Pacific beaches. However, between the Santa Monica and San Gabriel mountain ranges, Los Angeles has plenty of rich outdoor hiking to offer newcomers and native Angelenos alike.

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  13. #StreetsR4Families - Preparing Livable Streets Presentations...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Last week, I used the dual media events of Bike Week and the opening of the Expo Line extension to speak at my kids' schools about Livable Streets issues. Joe and I thought it could make an interesting follow-up to our 2014 guide to planning a Walk/Bike to School Day for a school that does not already have that event on the calendar.

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  14. Koretz Motion Pushes Mobility Plan Mods To Planning CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Ten-year-old Rachel Lee speaking in favor of bike lanes on Westwood Boulevard and throughout Los Angeles. Photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A. L.A. City's Mobility Plan 2035 suffered a potential setback at today's meeting of the Los Angeles City Council Transportation Committee.

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  15. Touring the Soon-To-Open Metro Expo Line Phase 2Read the original story

    May 11, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    The countdown has begun for the opening of Expo Phase 2 with just over a week left before the 6.6 mile extension of the Expo line opens to the public. Starting on Monday, various members of the media, public officials, and municipal employees, community groups, and other stakeholders began getting sneak peak rides from the Culver City station - the current terminus of the Expo line - to Downtown Santa Monica, the new end of the line starting on May 20. We were lucky enough to get to ride along yesterday morning and experience the future of Westside public transit.

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  16. Community Organizing Wins the Day: Skills and Enthusiasm of Many to Build Expo for AllRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Behind the May 20 opening of the Expo Line to Santa Monica lies the untold story of dozens of dedicated volunteers who worked for decades to make this line happen. Few people know that Expo Line light rail was a glimmer in the eye of Santa Monica city officials as early as 1989.

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  17. This Week in Livable StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    This Saturday, celebrate the halfway point for Metro Crenshaw-LAX rail construction. Housing, Wolfpack Hustle, and walk and bike tours round out the week.

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  18. This Week in Livable StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    This week is your last chance for Metro's community meetings on its draft sales tax expenditure plan: Metro meetings take place this week in Paramount, South L.A., and online. Re:code L.A. also wraps up its series of forums with a virtual meeting.

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  19. When Are Open Streets Events Really Open Streets Events?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Tomorrow, Saturday, April 23, the city of Burbank hosts CiclaBurbank , billed as "a local Open-Streets event on the Burbank On Parade route while it's still closed to motorized traffic." The event takes place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Olive Avenue between Victory Boulevard and Keystone Street.

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  20. Councilmember Jose Huizar Promotes a More Bikeable Downtown L.A.Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar is excited about the future of bicycling in downtown Los Angeles. At a press event yesterday, Huizar took a test spin on one of Metro's bike-share bikes.

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