Walktober: Day of Action

If you’d like to join us, meet us at the following intersections, which we’ve targeted to make safer as part of our Safe Routes to Transit campaign. These intersections are all within a block or two of Red Line stations.

8:00 a.m.: Hollywood and Vine, Hollywood
11:00 a.m.: 7th and Alvarado, MacArthur Park
3:00 p.m.: 7th and Flower, Downtown

Superhero costumes encouraged, although certainly not required! Follow along on ourTwitter account for the day!

See who’s coming and invite friends on Facebook!

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Where Should ‘Barnes Dance’ Diagonal Scramble Crosswalks Go?

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LA Gets Diagonal Crosswalks (again) from STREETFILMS on Vimeo. Last week, the L.A. Times ran this article announcing that the city of Los Angeles Transportation Department (LADOT) is planning to add new diagonal “scramble” or “Barnes Dance” crosswalks at three pedestrian-heavy Metro-rail adjacent intersections: 7th Street and Flower Street, Downtown Los Angeles Hollywood Boulevard and Highland […]
The southern scramble at 7th and Alvarado

Eyes on the Street: Scramble Crossing at 7th and Avarado

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(Updated 12/1: Turns out there are three scrambles in three blocks on Alvarado: at 7th Street, Wilshire Boulevard, and 6th Street – and an opening celebration is tentatively planned for December 6) The city of L.A. Transportation Department (LADOT) has a new diagonal “scramble” crosswalk at the intersection of Alvarado and Seventh Streets, at the […]

LACBC Bike Counts

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Via LACBC Newsletter This year we are at it again for a bike and pedestrian corridor count. Our team of interns is looking at specific corridors to understand the needs of those travelling by bike and on foot. We hope to conduct bike and pedestrian counts for specific streets and have reports/recommendations by the end […]

Volunteers Needed for L.A. Bicycle and Pedestrian Count

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Volunteers Needed for L.A. Bicycle and Pedestrian Count   This September, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) will be conducting the 2nd City of L.A. Bike Count.  In 2009 we counted over 14,000 cyclists at 50 intersections throughout the city.  It’s time to hit the streets and do it again!   Over the last two years, many of the […]