Park 101 Community Outreach Meeting

The Park 101 District is an innovative plan for capping the 101 Freeway
in the Downtown area. It will provide opportunities for the creation of
new signature urban boulevards along First Street, Cesar Chavez Avenue,
Sunset Boulevard, Alameda Avenue, and Grand Avenue that will become
models for future great streets throughout Los Angeles. This area would
also become the cornerstone for new livable communities and corridors
for development in the adjacent neighborhoods of Chinatown, Little
Tokyo, Boyle Heights, Highland Park, Echo Park, Bunker Hill, Civic
Center, Historic Downtown, and Broadway!

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Park 101’s Freeway Lid for a Walkable Downtown Los Angeles

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In the 1950’s, the 101 Freeway was built through downtown Los Angeles, cutting off the city’s historic plaza, Union Station and Chinatown from the rest of the downtown civic center. This week, Angelenos have a chance to learn more about an ambitious plan that could restore much of  the fabric of downtown, improve walking and bicycling connections, […]

$100 Million of Road Projects to Support “Evolution”

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Image via LAist Earlier this week, Streetsblog waded back into the debate over two controversial development projects sponsored by NBC Universal in North Hollywood.  One of those projects, which NBC is calling "Evolution" will redevelop a 391 acre parcel and will include a theme park, business and entertainment industry center, more than 2,900 new apartments […]

New Route, Major Changes in LB Transit Began Yesterday

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Major changes take effect this week on multiple Long Beach Transit (LBT) routes. But the biggest change is the creation of a new 11-mile 176 Zap Route. NEW ROUTE: 176 ZAP The new 176 ZAP was funded through a special federal operating grant–the Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) program under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible […]

Pop Up MANGo Meeting

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With the potential to be LA’s first neighborhood greenway, the Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway represents an excellent opportunity for Santa Monica to create a safe, low-traffic route to get from the Bergamot area to downtown Santa Monica. This would allow Pico neighborhood kids to get to the new Tongva Park and the beach, would help create a […]

A Really Big Guide to CicLAvia on the Eastside

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Updated: 10/06/2012, 1:10 p.m. CicLAvia got a makeover this fall, and cyclists and pedestrians will definitely notice on the Eastside. While the Hollenbeck Park hub was cut, participants heading to the Eastside will come across restaurants, arts, and plenty of activities on the First Street Arts Corridor. Here are a few notable events, feeder rides, […]