Santa Monica Planning Commission Hears Michigan Neighborhood Greenway Presentation

On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, the Planning Commission of the City of Santa Monica will discuss the Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway project. Staff will make a presentation and the Commission will provide direction and guidance. Public comment will be allowed, so please come and participate if you are interested. The meeting is held at 7:00 pm in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1685 Main Street.


The following night, Thursday, August 29, staff will be making a presentation to the community about the project. Staff will present the project alternatives and host an interactive discussion with the group. Please join us in the Patio Room at Virginia Avenue Park at 6:30 pm.


The input from these meetings will be reflected in our upcoming event: Pop-Up MANGo: Temporary Greenway Installation and Community Festivalon Saturday, September 21, 2013. This event will be a free, fun-filled, family-friendly festival and community conversation about the project that will feature temporary installations of possible improvements for the corridor. Food trucks, music, art, and interactive activities will also be a part of this exciting day!


Pop Up MANGo Meeting

With the potential to be LA’s first neighborhood greenway, the Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway represents an excellent opportunity for Santa Monica to create a safe, low-traffic route to get from the Bergamot area to downtown Santa Monica. This would allow Pico neighborhood kids to get to the new Tongva Park and the beach, would help create a […]

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The Week in Livable Streets Events

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