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Bike-Share Has Arrived: Santa Monica Breeze Opens!

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The first public bike-share system in Los Angeles County opened today to much fanfare. Santa Monica’s Breeze bike-share features 500 bicycles at 75 stations throughout the city of Santa Monica, plus four in adjacent Venice. The system is run by CycleHop under a contract with the city of Santa Monica. System start-up funding came from the […]

Celebrate Park(ing) Day at the Park or at Your Desk

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While it may be missing much of the fanfare of previous years in Los Angeles, Park(ing) Day is still one of the happiest days on the Livable Streets Calendar. Across the world, people will gather in car parking spaces, feed the meter and turn publicly subsidized personal property storage into a public mini-park. In Santa […]

Failure of L.A. MTA Rapid Buses: Welcome to Rapid 704

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The City of Angels is noticeably transforming. Our once car-centric town is becoming less car-dependent. Public transit is having a comeback. Pedestrian and bicycle infrastructures are improving. New rail lines are being built, existing ones are being extended. Service on trains is increasing. Service on buses is also increasing. …Or is it? Actually, the Rapid […]

Voter’s Guide: Santa Monica’s Prop. T

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Ballot Initiative Proposition T Seeks To Limit Commercial Development in Santa Monica (Between now and the November 4th election, LA Streetsblog will be writing about as many local ballot measures that effect transportation that we can find.  Please email any suggestions to damien@streetsblog.org.) A group of Santa Monica residents known as the Santa Monica Coalition […]