This Week in Livable Streets

sblog_calendarMetro wants your input at a series of community meetings regarding its draft sales tax expenditure plan, plus stairs and rides, and a planning town hall in the West Valley.

  • Tuesday 4/5 – Metro is hosting ten community meetings to receive public input on its proposed Measure R2 expenditure plan. The series kicks off from 6 to 8 p.m. at Agoura Hills Recreation Center at 29900 Ladyface Circle in Agoura Hills. Meeting details at Metro’s The Source.
  • Thursday 4/7 -Thursday’s Metro expenditure plan community meeting will be in the San Gabriel Valley. The second of ten meetings, it takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Grace T. Black Auditorium at 3130 Tyler Avenue in El Monte. Meeting details at Metro’s The Source.
  • Thursday 4/7 – Councilmember Bob Blumenfield hosts a planning town hall meeting featuring the new Los Angeles Department of City Planning General Manager Vince Bertoni and an update on Re:Code LA, community plans, development impacts, and state land use legislation effects on development. The meeting takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Westfield Community Room at the corner of Owensmouth Avenue and Vanowen Street in Canoga Park. More details and rsvp suggested via Blumenfield website.
  • Saturday 4/9 – SoCal Stair Climbers host a free 7-mile walking tour of L.A.’s painted public stairways. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Sunset Triangle Plaza at 1523 Griffith Park Boulevard in Silver Lake. Details at Facebook event.
  • Saturday 4/9 – Si Se Mueve hosts NELA Rides – a free all-ages community bike ride. Gather at 9 a.m. at Raffi’s Bicycles at 5509 North Figueroa Street in Highland Park. Details at Facebook event.
  • Next Monday 4/11 – The third of Metro’s Measure R2 expenditure plan community meetings heads for the middle of the San Fernando Valley. Next Monday’s meeting takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Marvin Braude Constituent Service Center at 6262 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys. Easy access from the Metro Orange Line Van Nuys Station. Meeting details at Metro’s The Source.

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Metro Measure R2 Expenditure Plan Meetings Start Tonight

Tonight in Agoura Hills, Metro kicks off a series of community meetings to receive input on the agency’s draft expenditure plan for a likely November 2016 half-cent sales tax ballot measure. There are nine face-to-face meetings throughout April, and a final on-line forum April 30. SBLA reviewed the overall outline of Metro’s expenditure plan earlier. There […]