National Train Day/Union Station 75th Birthday

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The Week in Livable Streets Events

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I hope everyone is recovered enough from Finish the Ride to get ready for a packed calendar week…if not you get today off. Tomorrow is going to start a long week. Ready, set… Tuesday – The Events Week opens with a workshop by the LACBC focused on how to recruit and empower members. The LACBC […]

National Train Day at Union Station

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Come on down to the station and join the celebration in Los Angeles! Don’t miss your chance to see model trains, train equipment displays and much more: The Railroad Braceros Exhibit* Train Equipment Displays* Model Train Displays*  AmtraKids Depot Go-Green Express: Eco Exhibit* National Park Service Trails & Rails Exhibit*  Snapshot Station Trains Move our […]

A Bitter Ode to Union Station

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Koeppel’s photo essay on Union Station at Flickr is almost as good as this story. I love this place. It is among the most beautiful train stations in the world, and I’m not the only one who thinks so. And I feel bad for Union Station, too: for years – and this may be part […]

Today’s Headlines

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CicLAvia VII! Iconic Wilshire Corridor! June 23! (Streetsblog LA) Crenshaw Subway Coalition Readies for Leimert Park Station Announcement (Wave) Hears Pep Talk from Rev. Eric Lee (Front Page) More on Metro’s Wilshire Bus Only Lanes Announcement (The Source, Curbed) American Apparel Helps Spring Street Park Open Early (Curbed) Garcetti, Greuel, Tied Up with 11 Days […]

Union Station a Hub of Activity Tomorrow…

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Saturday May 8th Union Station and environs will be a whirl of transportation activism and fun activities. At 10 a.m. the Metro Special Board meeting in the Metro Board Room on the upcoming fare change will be held. It should be an interesting spectacle if nothing else as I noted in my previous commentary. Then […]
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Zozo wants you to Walk to School!

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For those of you who do not yet know him – meet Zozo!  He’s Livable Streets’ big purple friend who loves anything that gets people out of cars and moving about the streets.  You might find him riding his ZoGo along the new PPW bike lane, sitting out in the pedestrian plaza in Union Square […]