Being Pedestrian: Walking Tour of South Park

From January-March 2011, BEING PEDESTRIAN teams up with HABEAS LOUNGE, a mobile space designated for civic reflection created by Linda Pollack. Together we are offering a series of walks and post-walk discussions to community groups living and working in Downtown Los Angeles’ South Park neighborhood.

Community Groups currently participating include:
Skid Row Housing Trust / New Carver (www.skidrow.org)
Latino Urban Forum
Los Angeles Athletic Club
Ron Milam Consulting
Volunteers of America Greater Los Angeles

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Being Pedestrian: A South Park Picnic

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Saturday, March 12, 2 – 5 PM Grand Hope Park,  Downtown Los Angeles Free and open to the public On Saturday, March 12, join us for A South Park Picnic,  a celebratory event that concludes the inaugural series of BEING PEDESTRIAN @ HABEAS LOUNGE, a program of walking and awareness about the ever changing neighborhood […]

Being Pedestrian With the Latino Urban Forum

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Have you noticed the new restaurants, entertainment centers, lofts and parks in Downtown’s South Park? Join us for an invigorating walk to explore the redeveloping neighborhood. We will start in the park with simple exercises to warm up our feet, hands, eyes and body for urban travel. Then we will engage in BEING PEDESTRIAN awareness-building […]

Park[ing] Day LA

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The first annual Park[ing] Day LA, was on Friday, September 21st 2007, which brought together a diverse constituency of community groups, neighborhood councils, design & architecture firms, professional organizations, non-profits, cyclists & pedestrian advocates as they worked together and transformed numerous parking spaces & parking lots located throughout LA into ephemeral parks for the day. […]

South LA Street Improvement Project Moves Forward, Times Unhappy

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Artist’s Rendering of South Figueroa After Funded Streetscape Improvements What would you think of a government grant funding $22.5 million for streetscape improvements on Figueroa Street in South Los Angeles to support biking, walking and transit usage? What if the same project allocated another 7.5 million will be used to renovate Expo Park, build a […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Tuesday – Is Election Day!  Even if you don’t have a City Council election in your part of the city, there are still some ballot members on which to vote.  Read Streetsblog’s Election coverage, here. Wednesday – The City Council Transportation Committee meets with a pretty stacked agenda including a “Safe Routes to School Master […]