"Making Connections" Website Looks at Transportation for Two Communities


The programs offered by Livable Spaces aren’t limited to their speaker’s series, the group also does community and transportation planning for communities around the city. Currently, the group is chronicling their efforts in creating the needed bicycle and pedestrian connections for two neighborhoods surrounding the Chinatown and Lincoln/Cypress Metro Gold Line Stations. Much more information about the project can be found at the projects website, which can be found here.

Image from Livable Spaces

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