LA to TJ 2008 Mobile Conference

Join the Latino Urban Forum on a 1 or 2 day train or trolley ride that explores local and regional issues in Southern/Baja California region.

Discussions on Track will focus on four topic areas: transportation, social issues, the natural and built environment impacting the region.

Projects visited include: the LA River, Hobar Rail Yards, 710 Expansion, Great Park, San Gabriel River, Casa Familiar, Tijuana River and many others

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New Plans for Hyperion-Glendale Crossing Don’t Include Bike Lanes, Wide Sidewalks

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The City of Los Angeles is moving plans to replace the Glendale Boulevard-Hyperion Avenue Complex of Bridges over the Los Angeles River near Hollywood and Atwater Village. You can read the full EIR, here. The Glendale-Hyperion Viaduct complex consists of the following structures:  Hyperion Avenue Bridge over the Los Angeles River, Hyperion Avenue Bridge over Riverside Drive, […]

Report: Urban River Parkways a Cure for Many Ills

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A new report from UCLA’s Center for Occupational and Environmental Health sets out to make the connection between bikeways and walking paths along urban rivers and the health costs of physical inactivity in our cities. The report, Urban River Parkways: An Essential Tool for Public Health [PDF], concludes that building walking and bike paths, parcourses, and […]

LA to TJ 2008 Mobile Conference: Moving Goods, People and Ideas

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Sorry for the change of date but Amtrak will be working on railroad tracks on May 3, 2008.     Join us on a one day train, trolley ride that explores local and regional issues in Southern/Baja California region.  Discussions on Track will focus on four topic areas: transportation, social issues, the natural and built environment impacting […]

Rumble Strips on the L.A. River Walk/Bike Path

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The Los Angeles River path through Elysian Valley has new speed bumps. They’re small strips of thermoplastic perpendicular to the direction of travel. For now, they’re located only where the multi-use river path intersects Riverdale Avenue. They’ve been covered in articles at the LADOT Bike Blog and at L.A. City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell’s blog. The most […]