The Week in Livable Streets Events

Who says November is a slow month?

Monday – The California Bike Summit is meeting at the California Endowment.  It’s not too late to join the fun.  Click here for details.

Monday – The Crenshaw Subway Coalition is holding a meeting to update the community on “Phase III” of its plan to force Metro to add a Leimert Park Station and grade-separate the line through the business corridor.  Get the meeting details, here.

Monday, Thursday – To continue to keep the communities informed of the project, the City and LADOT are hosting four public meetings for the Westside Mobility Plan project in November, which would create a multimodal transportation blueprint, including parking solutions, for the Westside.  For more information, click here.

Tuesday – Councilman Jose Huizar and the City of Los Angeles hosts a public meeting on the Future of Downtown Los Angeles.  The Source has all the details, here.

Tuesday – The Urban Growth Seminar Series is a lecture series sponsored by the USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development and the USC Center for Sustainable Cities, and the topic for this year’s series is “The Future of Sustainable Cities: Planning, Policy, and Technology.”  This week’s speaker is Justin Cook, the Manager of Foundational Research for IBM Corporate Brand.  Get the meeting details, here.

Wednesday – The Los Angles City Council Transportation Committee meets to discuss Sharrows, biking on sidewalks, and more.  Read the agenda, here.

Wednesday – The Southern California Planning Congress hosts a forum on the future of Union Station. As one of the most beautiful public buildings in Los Angeles and a local, state, and national historic treasure, Union Station has played a special role in fulfilling LA’s function as a metropolitan beacon for California, one of the world’s largest economies.  Get the details, here.

Thursday – Mobility isn’t just for the Westside.  On the same night that the Westside Mobility Plan the Valley hosts its own meeting.  Same topic, different locale.  Get the details, here.

Streetsblog is hosting its first ever end-of-the-year party and awards ceremony on December 8 at 6:30.  More details to come later this week.

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