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LADOT has installed new painted curb extensions along Vermont Avenue in Pico-Union. The above extension is at Venice Blvd. All photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Eyes On the Street: Painted Curb Extensions On Vermont Ave In Pico-Union

Earlier today Streetsblog spotted a few more painted curb extensions on Vermont Avenue in L.A.’s Pico-Union neighborhood. Thermoplastic-paint extensions are in place at the Vermont Avenue intersections with Pico, Venice, and Washington Boulevards. The one-mile stretch of Vermont from Pico to Adams Boulevard is on the list of the top 40 Vision Zero priority corridors identified in […]

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Visualizing Metro Ridership Data 2009-2016 (Lisa Schweitzer) EYCEJ and Urban Health Strategies’ Recommendations for SE Cities’ Measure M Funding LAPD Tweet Blames Victims In Apparently Deliberate Car vs. Bike Killing (Attn:) …CiclaValley Asks Questions About the Killing More On Metro Killing the 710 Freeway Tunnel (KPCC, Curbed, LAT, SGV Tribune) Downtown Regional Connector Construction vs. Old Storm […]
Nashville's busiest bus routes are in line for more frequent service and transit-only lanes under the city's new action plan. Photo: Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry Just Unveiled Her Blueprint to Fast-Track People-Friendly Streets

Nashville is known as the home of the country music industry -- and a fast-growing region of car-centric sprawl. But local leaders realize they can't accommodate more growth with an outdated, cars-first approach, so Mayor Megan Barry released an action plan yesterday that lays out an ambitious agenda to improve conditions for walking, bicycling, and transit.