Union Station Community Visioning Festival for Linkages Study

The L.A. Provide input for the Union Station and 1st/Central Linkages Study at the upcoming Community Visioning Festival at El Pueblo on Saturday, November 2nd.

Community Visioning Festival for the Linkages Study
When: Saturday, November 2; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: El Pueblo Historical Monument, Placita de Dolores – 125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, 90012
More info.
The festival will gather input from community members about the pedestrian and bike linkages in the Union Dtation area and in the surrounding communities of El Pueblo, Chinatown, Cornfields/Mission Junction, Arts District, Little Tokyo, Civic Center, and Boyle Heights.
LACBC is providing the bike valet and helping with the bike ride that is part of the event.

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