11th Annual City Lites Festival

Finally our very own Inner City Mini-Marathon, 23 & 5-mile Bike Tour, 5k-Walk, 5-mile Wheelchair Roll, 5-mile Skateboard Roll, Health Pavilion Stage, Vendor’s, Kids Zone and Stage, Main stage with Live Entertainment and a Bicycle Show. Registration Form will be available April 15th!!! Only $7…

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Also Coming Later Today: L.A.’s Bike Plan

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Excerpt from the 2009 Draft Bike Plan Via the LADOT Bike Blog comes the news cyclists and community activists have been waiting for: The Department of City Planning and LADOT will finally be releasing the final draft of the Bike Plan, a mere half a year behind schedule.  Sources at LADOT have told me to […]

Metro Moving Forward With $4 Million For 17 Open Streets

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Today, Metro’s Planning and Programming Committee approved $4.04 million for 17 L.A. County open streets events to take place through December 2018. The full Metro board of directors is expected to approve the open streets program funding at its meeting next Thursday. This is the second round of Metro open street event funding, with the agency […]

City Nears Purchase of Key Parcel for L.A. River Revitalization

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A big property acquisition is underway that will set the stage for planned large-scale revitalization of the Los Angeles River. The City of Los Angeles is expecting to complete the purchase of a former railyard site that Mayor Eric Garcetti and others describe as the “crown jewel” of any large-scale restoration of the river. While there’s a long lineage […]

Bus-Only Lane for Wilshire Boulevard Still Years Away

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Last night Metro and LADOT updated bus riders and travelers along the Wilshire corridor of their efforts to bring Bus Rapid Transit to Los Angeles’ West Side. If everything goes well, the project could enter its design stage in about a year.  In the meantime the agencies will be placing the project under an environmental […]

L.A. vs. S.F.: How Does Transportation Really Compare?

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Last week, the Los Angeles Times published an article titled, “San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles.” It is summarized at today’s Metro transportation headlines. The Times highlighted recent good news, reported in early February at Streetsblog SF, that 52 percent of San Francisco trips are taken by means other than a private car: […]