A map of the project area provided by Deborah Murphy Urban Design and Planning Yesterday the Los Angeles Times featured a story on what the Community Redevelopment Agency’s (CRA) plan to bring a linear park to the corner of Olympic and Grand. The Times does an excellent job explaining what the CRA is planning, but […]
The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD) recently reported that it was considering two proposals for the development of the vacant lot at 1st and Boyle, just across the street from Mariachi Plaza. It received the proposals in response to a 78-page Request for Proposals (RFP) released this past May, which had detailed the specifics […]
“Dots are not a very democratic way to do things.” If there was a message Boyle Heights residents wanted to send to the city regarding their community outreach process last night, that seemed to be it. They were referring to the colored stickers planners often ask residents to use to signal their planning priorities. In […]
Metro expects to see the preliminary (30 percent) design completed shortly and to hire a design/build construction contractor to finish the plans and break ground by mid-2018. The project would be completed in late 2019, around the time that the Crenshaw/LAX Line would be opening.
This week, stakeholders hammered out an agreement that allows the MyFigueroa project to finally move from design to on-the-ground implementation. MyFigueroa will arguably be Los Angeles’ premiere “complete street.” The three project streets will be inclusive: welcoming to pedestrians, transit riders, cyclists, and drivers. This is great news for Los Angeles livability. Figueroa Corridor Business […]
On Monday, at Vine and Selma, a woman attempting to cross Vine on foot was killed after being hit by a delivery truck. The streets were immediately filled with LAPD vehicles and an investigation ensued. Although it was evident that statements were taken and that measurements and photos were taken, missing from the investigation was […]