LA Streetsblog Turns One

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It was one year ago today that The Open Planning Project officially launched Streetsblog Los Angeles. Since then the blog has grown ten-fold from the seventy to eighty visitors I averaged on a daily basis at Street Heat, to what we see today. Personally, I’ve also grown as a reporter and advocate as I continue to learn more about our area, our politics, and our transportation network. I’ve been blessed to get inside of issues

Since LA Streetsblog launched, Streetsblog added a third page in San Francisco and opened the Streetsblog Network.  Streetsblog is growing nationally even faster than it is growing here in Los Angeles.

On anniversaries, there’s usually a lot of people to thanked for their help.  The number of people that have given me story ideas, sent links, provided interviews, wrote comments, corrected something I wrote, or even wrote a story on their own is way too large a number to write here.  However, it is safe to say that if you’re reading this, I probably owe you one.  So, thanks.  Stick with us, and hopefully we’ll make next year an even better one than this year.

  • Congrats, Damien. It’s a great site and an extremely valuable resource for our city and communities.

  • Damien – youre blog has been a tremendously valuable forum in raising the profile of Los Angeles bicycling and other transportation issues. Keep up the good work, and I am looking forward to reading more LA StreetsBlogs about good news in the future!

  • Happy Birthday LA Streetsblog!

  • David Galvan

    It’s the first site I visit every morning! Great work, and thanks for the frequent updates!

  • LA Streetsblog is a must read for me, no matter how busy my day is. Keep up the great work — L.A. is better off with you here.

  • Without this site, what would I do all day long? Work on my resume? We all know that would be a waste of time.

  • LOVE THIS SITE

  • Clarence Eckerson

    Congrats Damien Hollywood!

  • Congrats! :)

  • Woot Woot Streetsblog!! Echo all of the above – Whose Streets? Our Streets!!! :)

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