The Week in Livable Streets Events

Big week, let’s get right to it.

  • Monday – End your Monday with a walk and architecture tour of Beverly Hills sponsored by L.A. Walks. The walk is a two mile loop of great architecture, public artworks and secret alleys in Beverly Hills led by Ellen Lutwak. The walks starts at 5:30. Get the rest of the details, here.
  • Monday – A new specific area plan process in Santa Monica is kicking off tonight in Santa Monica for what is being called the Memorial Park Neighborhood Plan, encompassing the area immediately adjacent Memorial Park and the future Metro station at 17th, with a few extended areas of consideration on connecting corridors. Get the details at Santa Monica Next.
  • Tuesday – The Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles is a new health and wellness chapter that will be included in the Framework Element of the General Plan. The Framework Element outlines guiding policy principles for the General Plan, which is known as the City’s planning constitution. As part of the City’s guiding planning document, the Plan for a Healthy Los Angeles will elevate health as a priority in the City’s future growth and development. The South Los Angeles meeting starts at 4:30 tonight. Get the rest of the details, here.
  • Wednesday, Thursday – As always, the week before the Metro Board meeting sees a series of Board Committee meetings that shape the transportation policy in the region. You can see the schedule and agendas at this link. I’m told the most exciting agenda, for the Executive Management and Audit Committee, has yet to be posted.
  • Thursday – Metro Board Chair Diane DuBois and Doug Failing, Metro Executive Director of Highway Projects, will answer phoned-in questions from TV viewers on Metro Live from 7 to 8 pm. But you can send in your advance questions now. Just send them to livechat@metro.net and remember to include your name and city. Get more details at The Source.
  • Saturday – The United Riders of South Los Angeles (Los Ryderz and the Eastside Riders) host the Annual Cancer Awareness Ride to honor every patient, family member and friend who has lost their battle with cancer. Get all the event details, here.
  • Saturday – Active Streets L.A., a collaboration of the LADOT Bike Program, LACBC and Trust South L.A., empowers communities to create safe walking and bicycling routes to parks, schools and local businesses. They’re hosting a community walk and ride this Saturday. See the event flyer at the Streetsblog Calendar Section.
  • Saturday – One-mile walk down Brand Blvd (but at a very slow, zombie pace) with a large group of fellow undead pedestrian advocates. ZOMBIE ATTIRE ENCOURAGED!!! The walk starts at 6:30 p.m. at Glendale Central Park, 201 E. Colorado Street, Glendale. Get the rest of the details, here.
  • Sunday – POSTPONED Race through Downtown Los Angeles, and end with a finish line festival for the whole family. An event to raise awareness about alternative transportation and to advocate for safer and more accessible means of travel throughout the city, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition. Get the details at the event registration page.

Did we miss something? Is there something we need to know about in the future? Email damien@streetsblog.org to let us know.

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