The cities of West Hollywood and Los Angeles celebrated the grand opening of a collaborative project yesterday: 1.2 miles of bike lanes on Fairfax Avenue. The new bike lanes extend from Melrose Avenue to Hollywood Boulevard. The northern end of the lanes were striped by the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) in 2014. […]
Today Metro’s Planning and Programming Committee approved four specific West Santa Ana Branch light rail alignments to be used for environmental studies. The West Santa Ana Branch is a historic Pacific Electric Streetcar right-of-way that runs diagonally through southeast L.A. County cities including Paramount, Bellflower and Artesia. Measure M includes funding for two phases of […]
(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 […]
Indianapolis recently decided to convert two downtown streets — West New York and West Michigan — from one-way speedways to calmer, two-way streets. The changes should help make the city’s downtown campus area more walkable, but now it looks like the city is compensating for those traffic changes by turning another street — West Street — into even […]
Panel members include Port of Los Angeles (POLA) Chief Harbor Engineer, Construction Division, Shaun Shahrestani, P.E. and Port of Tacoma Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer Michael Adams, P.E. The panel will be moderated by Stacey Jones, West Coast Regional Director-North America for Halcrow, and former Director of Engineering Development at the POLA. The West Coast […]
The City of Santa Ana public works department has been busy the first half of the year installing street improvements on the city's west side. Between March until roughly last month, nine roundabouts were installed along three street corridors.