This Week In Livable Streets
Six years after the very first CicLAvia, the event returns to the heart of Los Angeles! Speakers, transportation storytelling, and community input on West Covina’s Glendora Avenue round out the calendar.
- Wednesday 10/12 – The UCLA Lewis Center Transportation Speaker Series presents Bruce Schaller (one of Janette Sadik-Khan’s top NYCDOT leaders) on “The Second Shared Mobility Revolution: From Carshare to the Rise of Transportation Network Companies.” The free talk takes place at 11 a.m. at the Luskin School of Public Affairs, 2343 Public Affairs Building, on the UCLA campus in Westwood. Details and RSVP at Eventbrite.
- Thursday 10/13 – Young Professional in Transportation L.A. and the city of Los Angeles Department of City Planning are hosting Salonathon: a fun night of food, networking, and re-imagining transportation in Southern California! There will also be a Mobility Storytelling Competition and prizes. The free event runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the offices of Alta Planning + Design at 617 W. 7th Street, 2nd floor, in downtown L.A. See Facebook event for details; RSVP to losangeles [at] yptransportation.org.
- Sunday 10/16 – Wooo! Hoooo!
TenSix years after its very first, very awesome debut event, CicLAvia returns to its Heart of L.A. route from Mariachi Plaza to MacArthur Park to Chinatown! The free, family-friendly festivities take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See CicLAvia website for details. If you are bicycling from the northeast, join a feeder ride hosted by Eastside Bike Club and Josef Bray Ali.
- Next Week: Monday 10/17 – The city of West Covina is holding its second community workshop for redesign for Glendora Avenue. The meeting takes place at 6 p.m. at the Cameron Park Community Center at 1305 East Cameron Avenue in West Covina. For details, see West Covina website.
Did we miss anything? Is there something we should list on future calendars? Email joe [at] streetsblog.org.