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  1. Eyes on the Street: Santa Monica Gets Creative with Their CrosswalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 |

    Last night, the City of Santa Monica painted the first of its "creative crosswalks" designed to improve both safety and fun for people walking across the street. Last night's painting was at the intersection of Ocean and Broadway.


  2. The California Incline Is Open Again, and a Safer Place for All Road UsersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 |

    The new Incline features marked paths for pedestrians and cyclists, with a narrow buffer between them. All pictures : Saul Rubin For motorists, the California Incline was always a glorious and scenic way to journey between Pacific Coast Highway and the bluffs of Santa Monica along Ocean Avenue.


  3. West Hollywood Officially Launches WeHo Pedals, Region's Newest Bike-ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 |

    Yesterday at noon, the City of West Hollywood officially launched WeHo Pedals, the fourth bike-share system in the region operated by CycleHop. WeHo Pedals has 150 bicycles at seventeen stations throughout West Hollywood with rates ranging from $7 an hour to a yearly pass at $99.


  4. A Visual Representation of L.A.'s Rail Growth Under Measure MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 |

    We're working on a couple of larger stories for later in the week, but in the meantime we thought readers would appreciate this map by Adam Linder. Linder's map shows how Metro Rail and Metro Rapid Bus will grow in the coming years from where it is now to where it would be, assuming a Measure M build-out.


  5. LADOT Upgrading DASH, Commuter Express, Cityride - Asking for InputRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 |

    The city of Los Angeles Transportation Department is proposing an extensive suite of changes to the way it operates transit. LADOT transit operations include DASH shuttle buses, Commuter Express buses, and Cityride service for the elderly and persons with disabilities.


  6. This Week In Livable StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 |

    Give your input on LADOT's plans for expanding DASH, Commuter Express, and Cityride services. Celebrate LADOT's People St program.


  7. Eyes on the Street: West Hollywood's Got Bike-ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 |

    The full system launch is not until August 30, but the city of West Hollywood soft-launched its bike-share system yesterday. WeHo Pedals now has dozens of bicycles available at four initial stations.


  8. This Week In Livable StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 |

    CicLAvia touches down again on Wilshire Boulevard. Vision Zero meetings wrap up this week.


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

    Jul 25, 2016 |

    Vision Zero meetings, CA Environmental Justice scoping, Central Avenue Jazz, L.A. River Toxic Tour bike ride, and much more this week. Support and celebrate SBLA sister site Santa Monica Next at their garden party this Saturday afternoon! The city of Los Angeles is hosting a series of ten community meetings on Vision Zero to "hear from community leaders and discuss a range of strategies rang[ing] from engineering safety projects to neighborhood-focused education efforts."


  10. Metro Making Plans Use Transit To Connect Communities With ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 |

    The executive summary of the Parks and Needs Assessment results. Note the concentration of "very high" park needs in the downtown, south-central regions, and San Fernando Valley regions of the county.


  11. Bike-Share Updates: DTLA, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, and CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 |

    It has been a week since Metro Bike Share opened in downtown Los Angeles. The system is currently open only to members, who must pre-register online.


  12. CA Legislative Update: Student Transit Passes, ATP, Equity in Climate PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 |

    Support Streetsblog California today so we can continue bringing you these legislative updates. CLICK HERE or on the image to make a donation.


  13. Metro Bike-Share Opens July 7, Mobility Advocates Team up for EquityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 |

    Metro Bike Share will feature 1,000+ bicycles at 65+ docking stations in downtown Los Angeles. Starting July 7, Metro Bike Share will only be available to pass holders who sign up in advance.


  14. This Week In Livable StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 |

    Help plan the areas around L.A.'s new mid-city Purple Line stations and the future of the Silver Lake Reservoir. Support Proyecto Jardin.


  15. Streetsblog L.A. and Sahra Sulaiman Honored By L.A. Press ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 |

    Streetsblog's team celebrating last night's L.A. Press Club award: left to right, Joel Epstein, Joe Linton, Jason Islas, and Doug Lewis. Photo by John Guevara At the Los Angeles Press Club 's 58th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards last night, Streetsblog Los Angeles was honored with two first place awards among eleven nominations for Streetsblog and our sister sites LongBeachIze and Santa Monica Next .


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

    Jun 13, 2016 |

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


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

    Jun 10, 2016 |

    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.


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

    Jun 7, 2016 |

    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.


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

    Jun 3, 2016 |

    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.


  20. Today's Beverly Hills vs. Metro Subway Court Hearing InconclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 |

    At a federal court hearing this morning, attorneys for Beverly Hills and Metro clashed, but did not arrive at any conclusive outcome. It appears that Metro will likely need to do some additional environmental review before proceeding with construction on phase 2 of the Purple Line Subway extension, which is planned to tunnel below the city of Beverly Hills with stations in Beverly Hills and Century City.


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