Metro and Project for Public Spaces Present an Urban Design Workshop

As part of
Metro’s 2009 Call for Project, we will be hosting a Transportation
Enhancements Activity workshop on Transportation and Urban Design
Workshop, to help applicants develop innovative projects for Los
Angeles County. Project for Public Spaces is a non-profit organization
that has a long history helping communities towards transformation –by
redeveloping the built environment.  They will be sharing
their projects, ideas, and approaches for planning and designing
transportation facilities – arterial roads, streets, bus stops, rail
stations – to support community economic development goals, ensure
social equity, promote mental and physical health, and to ease
congestion while strengthening residential neighborhoods. See more at

Please RSVP to James Rojas at or call 213 922-2451.


Technical Assistance Available for CA Active Transportation Program

The guidelines for the second cycle of California’s Active Transportation Program, which funds projects that encourage bicycling and walking, are in their final stage of revision. Staff will present the guidelines to the California Transportation Commission for approval at the commission’s next meeting on March 25 and 26. The call for projects is expected to […]

CA Seeks Input on 2015 Active Transportation Program Guidelines

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) is seeking input on revised guidelines for the Active Transportation Program (ATP). The ATP is the main source of state funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects, mostly through federal transportation grants to local cities. The proposed changes to the ATP guidelines are mostly minor, but include eliminating the requirement for matching […]