Join Streetsblog Summer Series to Discuss Eric Garcetti Next Monday

Next Monday, July 8 at 2 pm, we will kick off the Streetsblog Summer Series on YouTube. We’ll be interviewing Deborah Murphy, the founder and Chair of L.A. Walks, Eric Bruins, the Planning & Policy Director for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and other guests about what we can expect during the first four years of the Garcetti Administration.

The interview will be conducted using Google Hangout technology and broadcast live on our YouTube page. The discussion will be archived there as well. To ask a question of our panel, leave it in the comments section or tweet with hashtag #summersbla


Jaime De La Vega Out at LADOT

Moments ago, the Mayor’s Office announced that Jaime De La Vega will no longer serve as General Manager of the Department of Transportation. Jon Kirk Mukri, the General Manager for Recreation and Parks will serve as interim General Manager for LADOT while a permanent replacement is sought. Things changed at LADOT during De La Vega’s […]

Why I Am Voting for Wendy Greuel

(Note: To help Streetsblog readers decide how best to cast their vote in the election, we asked two regular writers not on staff to write their recommendations in the election. Today, Founding Board Member Emeritus and our 2011 Streetsie Writer of the Year Dana Gabbard writes about his decision to back Wendy Greuel. Tomorrow, current Board Member […]

Open Thread: CicLAvia

Photo: Gary Kavanagh So what did you think of CicLAvia VII: Historic Wilshire Corridor? Leave your thoughts about yesterday’s CicLAvia and links to your favorite social media in the comments section below. I’ll add my comments early this afternoon, I want to give you all a chance to sounds off with your praise, suggestions, and […]