Westside Urban Forum: Rail Story of Transforming Los Angeles

In little more than two decades, greater Los Angeles has seem more than 100 miles of rail with more than 100 stations built and opened. Metro is on track to double those numbers in the coming decades with rail extending into almost every area of Los Angeles County- perhaps even sooner if the American Fast Forward initiative is successful. If infrastructure is one of the greatest influencers of planning and public forum, Los Angeles is on the verge of transformational change.    More Info/ Register Here

 

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Rail LA: Open Forum with Joe Linton

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Happy New Year!  Join us for our first Open Forum Meeting of 2011 as we continue the process of making Los Angeles and California the place we want to live.  We are excited to kick off the New Year with a fantastic guest speaker and fellow urban transformation advocate, Joe Linton of CicLAvia! Time: Monday, January 24 […]

Westside Urban Forum: Waiting for the Train

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WAITING FOR THE TRAIN The economy has imposed a building moratorium.  Yet, with the passage of Measure R and possible stimulus money, Los Angeles is poised to begin the biggest rail construction boom in a generation.  How can we ensure that the right land use plans, development proposals, and procedures are in place to support […]

CALPIRG Rallies Students for Prop. 1A, High Speed Rail

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CALPIRG, one of the most visible supporters of Proposition 1a, which would provide funds for a High Speed Rail service from San Francisco to San Diego, hosted an open forum on the project earlier today at UCLA.  Handing out t-shirts, buttons, signs and other paraphanalia, the forum almost seemed more of a sporting event than […]

2012: Another Big Year for Motorized Transit in L.A.

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I’m well aware this year we can look forward to all sorts of pedestrian and bike events like Ciclavia. One way to keep tabs on these is to regularly check this blog’s calendar. 2012 in Southern California is also going to be a year studded with numerous motorized transportation related events. Of course the marquee […]

On a Rainy Day in Los Angeles, Villaraigosa and Ray LaHood Spread Sunshine for High Speed Rail

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In a somewhat rainy day in Southern California, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood spread a little sunshine on California’s embattled High Speed Rail project with an upbeat press conference at Los Angeles’ Union Station.   There was no mention of the Federal Transit Administration’s Civil Rights Review […]