“Focus on the Valley”

Local business leaders and elected officials will explore the relationship between traffic congestion and business in the San Fernando Valley. Speakers will discuss strategies for attracting transportation funds to the region and policy initiatives to reduce congestion and gridlock.

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Missing Links: Let’s Get Rid of the I-710

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The 710 can provide alternate routes. Photo: Atwater Village Newbie/Flickr While clean port advocates are celebrating a federal court ruling allowing the Port of Los Angeles to go forward with its Clean Trucks program, the push to widen freeways partially to help these trucks move through our region remains strong.  While there’s little doubt that […]

Santa Monica Traffic, Is It Really So Bad? (Part 1)

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If you were to summarize the biggest complaint of Santa Monicans and many Westsiders in one word, that word would probably have to be traffic. With no other subject but auto-traffic congestion do I encounter so much heated rhetoric, nor as many entirely contradictory messages about what’s causing it and what to do about it. […]

Planning Commission Approves L.A. City Mobility Plan, Includes Vision Zero

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At its meeting this morning in Van Nuys, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission unanimously approved Mobility Plan 2035. The Mobility Plan is the official transportation policy component of the city’s General Plan. Before taking effect, the new Mobility Plan will need the approval of the City Council’s Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) and Transportation committees […]