The Week in Livable Streets Events

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – If you have any ideas how to improve the Arroyo Seco Parkway for all road users and the surrounding community, don’t miss this series of public input meetings put on this week by the Southern California Association of Governments.  Get the meeting details, here.

Wednesday – Someone’s doing a Streetfilms showing and it isn’t us!  The West Hollywood Bicycle Task Force will be screening the entire Moving Beyond the Automobile series at 6:30 p.m. at the new West Hollywood Library at 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.  After the presentation, a panel discussion with SCAG’s Alan Thompson, LACBC’s Alexis Lantz and super planner Ryan Snyder will follow.  Get the details, here.

Thursday – Is our first annual End of the Year Party at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in West Los Angeles, 11555 National Boulevard at 6:30 P.M.  There will be more on the fundraiser later today, but in the meantime you can check out our “Top 10 Reasons” to hang out with Streetsblog this Thursday.  The location of the fundraiser has moved to Earl’s Gourmet Grub, 12226 Venice Boulevard.  For more information on the move, click here.

Friday -night is the night for the All-City Toy Ride, the best bike ride that you’ve probably never heard of.  The 6th edition of this ride sees riders from at least a dozen start points around the city descend on Downtown Los Angeles with toys to benefit the  Alliance for Children’s Rights.  For more information, visit Midnight Ridazz.  If you can’t make it on Friday, bring a toy to our fundraiser and we’ll see it gets donated.

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Walk + Bike Weho Tour

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Councilman Moves to Stop Sale of Hollywood Hills Lot

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What now for the West Hollywood Transit Corridor?

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(I noticed an uptick in press discussions about “density and transit” and “density and West Hollywood.”  To respond to these articles, many of which are predicting doom for anyone foolish enough to try and densify their cities, I asked Dan Wentzel, a transit advocate who resides in West Hollywood, to take take a turn at […]