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 […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Big week, let’s get right to it. Monday – End your Monday with a walk and architecture tour of Beverly Hills sponsored by L.A. Walks. The walk is a two mile loop of great architecture, public artworks and secret alleys in Beverly Hills led by Ellen Lutwak. The walks starts at 5:30. Get the rest of […]

Coalition Calls For 10 Percent of Future L.A. Sales Tax To Go To Walk-Bike

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There is a new twist in the path to a 2016 Los Angeles County transportation sales tax measure, tentatively being called “Measure R2.” Investing in Place, a new policy-based organization that has examined transportation sales taxes throughout the state, just held its own conference with a coalition of more than thirty community based partner organizations. The purpose of the […]

L.A. Live, Pinnacle of Modern Design, or Bad Urbanism?

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How do Los Angeles’ residents want their city, and neighborhoods, to develop?  Are big projects that raise a lot of money for developers and provide entertainment and dining for thousands of people better than smaller developments that better serve the communities in which they are placed? That debate has been a hot one for decades, […]