Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Election 2013

If A Tree Falls In A #RoadBond, Do Editorial Writers Hear?

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Today’s Los Angeles Times has two editorials that don’t quite go together. In the editorial¬†South L.A. needs trees, the Times reviews tree removal underway for Metro’s Crenshaw rail line. Almost channeling their inner Lorax, the Times lauds the city and county’s “ambitious post-construction plans” for “planting twice as many trees as they remove, and adding […]

Livability Advocates Dominate #RoadBond Hearing, Press Ignores

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On Wednesday, the City Council Public Works and Gang Reduction Committee ordered city staff to study funding options for a bond proposal to fix city streets. You may remember Council Members Joe Buscaino, who happens to chair the Public Works and Gang Reduction Committee, and Mitch Englander proposed a property tax increase to fund a […]