Hollywood TOD Walking Tour

Charles Adelman, a member of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter Transportation Committee and a longtime resident of Hollywood, will lead a tour of transit oriented development in Hollywood on Saturday, April 12. Meet up will be at 11 a.m. at the Hollywood and Highland Red Line station. This is free and requires no prior registration. Wear comfortable shows and be prepared to spend approximately two hours seeing how TOD is transforming Hollywood.

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