Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Parks

New Griffith Park Traffic Plan Promising But Flawed

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The L.A. City Department of Recreation and Parks has released a new “Griffith Park Action Plan” [PDF] designed to deal with car congestion primarily from Hollywood Sign visitors. Last night, DRP and City Councilmember David Ryu hosted a community meeting to receive public feedback on the proposal. Nearly 200 people attended the forum, where DRP and […]

Eyes on the Street: Avalon and Gage Pocket Park is Now Open

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Over the past year, I watched the Neighborhood Land Trust and Department of Parks and Recreation slowly transform a dumpy traffic island at Avalon and Gage into something families in the community could actually use and be proud of. The transformation couldn’t come soon enough. The island sits at a very busy intersection in a […]