After the initial launch of the “Give Me 3” Public Service Announcement campaign, the poster portion of the campaign has come under some fire because many of the posters that have been placed at transit stops around the city are facing away from traffic. Proponents of the campaign have argued that the posters are just […]
Last summer we had “Caution Pass with Care” and “Give Me 3,” this summer we have bus companies sponsoring messages about safe travel on P.S.A.’s attached to the bus. Here on the Westside, both the Santa Monica Big Blue Bus and UCLA Transit buses are driving around town with messages urging drivers to “share the […]
The next CicLAvia is a week from Sunday, April 15. That news is old to regular Streetsblog readers by now, but tomorrow morning the media campaign to ready the general public gets its official launch when Mayor Villaraigosa, a host of public officials and CicLAvia volunteers and staff gather to “invite Angelenos to get out […]
That was fast On Tuesday morning, the Mayor’s Office, LAPD, LADOT, LACBC and Midnight Ridazz held a press conference to announce the winner of a slogan contest that will appear on posters throughout the City of Los Angeles. Last night, Gary Kavanaugh of Santa Monica Spokes told me that he saw a sign on the […]
Overall, we had a favorable impression of the future Gold Line and see how it will be a boon for the communities through which it passes. However, there were some safety concerns we had, especially at the Little Tokyo and Indiana Stations.
The walk will begin at Pico Boulevard and Central Avenue in the industrial/warehouse core of southeast Downtown Los Angeles and run to that bourgeois jewel, the City of Santa Monica, at Ocean Avenue and Pico Boulevard. The walk is 15.4 miles, and with a few stops for food, plan on about 8 hours. Let’s meet […]