Eco-Village: Save Our Neighborhood from LAUSD Parking Lot

The Los Angeles Eco-Village is continuing its battle with the the Los Angeles Unified School District over the LAUSD’s plans for a 137-space parking lot to be located across the street from the main apartment building of the Village.  If the LAUSD goes forward with its current plan, it would literally add hundreds of vehicle trips to a street that the Eco-Village has worked for years to make as car-reduced as possible.

If you’re interested in helping them out, you can read more about their efforts and get some draft letters here.  To learn more about the Eco-Village check out the Streetfilm done on the Eco-Village last year.

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