Envision Sunset Junction II

  • Come join urbanist James Rojas as we build an interactive model of the Sunset Junction neighborhood of Silver Lake and envision its sustainable future!
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Workshop: Sunset Junction Streetscape & Transportation Plan

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This hands-on workshop is an opportunity to give your input on ideas for improving the roadways around Sunset Junction, and to discuss specific concepts for the intersection of Sunset Blvd and Santa Monica Blvd that improve safety and enhance the intersection for pedestrians and transit. The ideas discussed at the workshop will form the basis […]

Community Design Workshop for Sunset Junction

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The City of Los Angeles planning department is partnering with Compass Blueprint to make the Sunset Junction MTA stop a more usable multi-modeltransit hub. By using urban design strategies the City hopes to create more connections to other transportation such as bus lines and bikes to accommodate for a planned transit plaza near the intersection […]

Envisioning a Multi-Modal Sunset Junction – Tonight!

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The City of Los Angeles planning department is partnering with SCAG’s Compass Blueprint to make the Sunset Junction Metro stop more community friendly by increasing bicycle and pedestrian access to the stop. The study will also look at the potential for transit oriented development for the area. The first community meeting for this project is […]

Today’s Headlines

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Enviro Groups Happy With Biden as Obama VP Pick (Grist) 710 "Connector" Project Hearings Scheduled (Press Telegram, Daily Breeze) Downtown DASH Alters Routes (Downtown News) Blackout Not an Excuse for Deadly Driving (Times)  LA-SD Amtrak Train Runs Out of Gas (Times)  Gas Prices Have Fallen 15 Cents in Past Two Weeks (Daily News)  LAist Preached […]

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 […]
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A “Dutch Junction” With Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Lanes Now Exists — in Texas

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It’s America’s first unsignalized “Dutch Junction” — a type of intersection with protected space for cycling. It even has solar luminescent bike lanes. And here’s the kicker — it’s in the heart of Texas. The Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M led the design and installation at a campus intersection in College Station. The Dutch Junction is designed to keep bicyclists out of […]