The Week in Livable Streets Events

sblog_calendarBig week with committee meetings and conferences dotting the schedule. And, don’t forget we have our 7th birthday party for Streetsblog L.A. at the end of the week.

  • Tuesday – The last day to register to vote in the March primaries in Los Angeles.  There are lots of important City Council and school board elections in L.A., and a handful of the surrounding cities have City Council races as well. If you’re an L.A. resident, register to vote here. If not, and you need to change your registration, visit the state Board of Elections, here.
  • Tuesday – Celebrate Mardi Gras at Union Station with The Mudbug Brass Band. Louisiana-rooted but Los Angeles based, the 8-piece New Orleans Jazz band is dedicated to the Second Line tradition, drawing from New Orleans traditional jazz, R&B, funk and Mardi Gras. In a Los Angeles twist on the New Orleans roving block party-like tradition, the group will lead a Second Line procession through Union Station. Break out those sashes and parasols. Get more details, here.
  • Wednesday – The city of West Hollywood Transportation Commission meeting is looking to add bike lanes to Fairfax Avenue. The WeHo Bicycle Coalition is encouraging the bicycling public to attend and support the new bike lanes. The meeting will start at 7pm at Plummer Park.
  • Wednesday, Thursday – It’s that time of month again…the committees of the Metro Board of Directors meet to decide what policies and resolutions will move on to the full Board and likely passage. You can scroll through the agendas, here.
  • Friday – The Westside Urban Forum is talking bikes and how the growth of bicycling and bike infrastructure is changing the Westside. Interested in hearing WUF’s panel of bike advocates, transportation planners, and community experts  discuss how the Westside can change gears? Get more details, here.
  • Saturday – Programmed by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and Multi-Cultural Communities for Mobility, The Women Bike, Women Lead series workshops are designed to encourage women to build their networks and grow their capacity for transforming their communities through active transportation, namely biking. Get details on this month’s meeting, here.
  • Saturday – There are still tickets available for the Streetsblog L.A. 7th  Birthday Party at Amy and Jon Weiss’ house in Cheviot Hills. There will be tacos. And cake. The event starts at 4 p.m., reserve your tickets and read more about it, here at Event Brite.

Is there something we missed? Something we need to know for next week? Give us a shout, damien@streetsblog.org.

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