Walktober: Santa Monica Walking Train with SantaMonicaWalks!

Saturday, October 26
Meet: 3:30 p.m in front of the new library in Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Walk: Three miles, checking out Expo Line construction and the brand-new Tongva Park led by Gary Kavanagh (you can take the Big Blue Bus #7 back to the start, or vice versa)
Beers: 6:30 p.m. at Chez Jay, 1657 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
See who’s coming and invite friends on Facebook


On deck next week

Until I get a calendar section for the blog, I’m going to start doing a weekly post with the meetings and events that are of note to the transportation community. Monday“New location for the Bike Oven!”, 6-10 pm, 3706 North Figueroa St.Highland Park. Just 1/3 of a mile from the Heritage Square Gold Line station. […]

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 […]

This Week In Livable Streets

Controversy in Griffith Park! L.A. Walks hosts its annual awards dinner! Healthy food in South L.A.! A new shuttle to the Red Line! And plenty more this week, mostly on Saturday. Tuesday 1/19 – The city of West Hollywood kicks off its new free CitylineX shuttle to connect WeHo with the Metro Red Line Hollywood Highland Station. […]

Big Blue Bus’ Big Blue 2010 Planning Meetings

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – The Big Blue Bus will hold a series of community meetings in January and early February to seek public opinion and input about a variety of upcoming projects and initiatives the agency is planning for 2010. Items to be discussed include the bus stop redevelopment program, a proposed fare restructure proposal, […]

Another Frantic Period of Transit-Related Meetings Is Upon Us

Well, here we are on the cusp of another compressed period of hyper activity with multiple transportation meetings being held in the next 10 days or so.  Here are the details: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 is the groundbreaking for the reconstruction of the El Monte Transit Center. 8:30am-9:00am is the Pre-Event Public Preview while the actual […]