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This Week’s Metro Committees: All-Door Boarding, Bike-Share, Parking, More

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This week’s big Metro announcement, expected Friday, will be the fall ballot measure expenditure plan. Some early Measure R2.1 outlines are already foreshadowed here and at the Los Angeles Times. That expenditure plan will be huge news, but there is other important Metro business going on at Metro board committee meetings this week. Dollar for dollar, this week’s committee business […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Big week, let’s get right to it. Monday – End your Monday with a walk and architecture tour of Beverly Hills sponsored by L.A. Walks. The walk is a two mile loop of great architecture, public artworks and secret alleys in Beverly Hills led by Ellen Lutwak. The walks starts at 5:30. Get the rest of […]

Board Chair Villaraigosa Responds to Bike/Ped. Funding Requests

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Villaraigosa Talks to Reporters After Addressing the Move LA Conference in January At today’s Metro Executive Management and Audit Committee Meeting both myself and Joe Linton presented the case for a small set aside for bicycle and pedestrian projects in Metro’s mammoth $40 billion plan to spend the funds brought in by its proposed sales […]

Villaraigosa Pushes Metro for Bike-Friendly Policies

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Nobody is going to get Los Angeles mixed up with Portland or Copenhagen anytime soon, but a new motion that will be heard and voted on at this Thursday’s Metro Board Meeting by Los Angeles’ newly-minted bike-friendly Mayor would move Los Angeles’ transit agency several steps closer.  While some activists have worried that the Mayor’s […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Between the City Council Transportation Committee canceling its meeting and government preparing for the holiday weekend by not doing much of anything on Friday, we have a pretty short week in events. That’s o.k., the Metro Board meeting is going to be long enough to pick up the slack. Tuesday – Once a month, the […]