LA2B Townhalls: Get Involved with the City’s Mobility Element

The Department of City Planning and the Department of Transportation have been soliciting input for the much anticipated upcoming revision to the Transportation Element (now called the Mobility Element) of the city’s General Plan. There has already been a great conversation online (which we encourage you to participate in here) with Angelenos contributing great ideas including more pedestrian/cycling events,  streets not just for cars, and creating separated bicycle lanes.

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L.A.’s Draft Mobility Plan 2035: A Concrete Future Direction?

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The city of Los Angeles Department of City Planning is kicking off a series of seven community planning forums starting tomorrow (Saturday, March 15th) and running through April 12th. They’re at various locations from Granada Hills to San Pedro. The forums are for public feedback on three citywide planning processes: re:code L.A., Mobility Plan 2035, and Plan for a Healthy […]

Planning and Transportation Committees Approve Mobility Plan 2035

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The city of Los Angeles’ progressive new Mobility Plan was approved by two City Council committees yesterday. The joint meeting of the Los Angeles City Council committees for Transportation and Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) both approved the plan intact, postponing decisions on sabotage attempts by City Councilmbers Paul Koretz and Gil Cedillo. Streetsblog readers may […]

L.A. City Council Approves New Mobility Plan, Including Vision Zero

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After a lengthy and contentious debate, the full Los Angeles City Council approved the city’s new Mobility Plan, the Transportation Element of the city’s General Plan. Mobility Plan 2035 replaces the city’s former transportation plan in effect since 1999. The final vote was 12 in favor, with only Councilmembers Paul Koretz and Gil Cedillo opposing. The approved […]