This Week In Livable Streets


Catch the latest greatest urbanist films at the 2017 New Urbanism Film Festival. Plus plenty of meetings, meetings, meetings: The Tripping Point Summit, 6th Street, Long Beach Transit re-org, Metro committees, completing the Valley’s river bike path, and more.

  • Tuesday 10/17 – Give your input on how the L.A. River bikeway makes its way through the San Fernando Valley. The second of two meetings will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Valley Plaza Branch Library at 12311 Vanowen Street in North Hollywood. Meeting preview at CiclaValley.
  • Wednesday 10/18 – The Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection hosts a talk by Ken Karagozian, who has been documenting the building of the Metro Regional Connector subway. Karagozian’s talk will take place from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Los Angeles Central Library. He will share a collection of his most recent construction portraits and landscapes. Seating is limited and is first come, first served. Details at The Source and Facebook event.
  • Wednesday-Thursday 10/18-19 – The Metro board of directors convenes its monthly board committees where businesses is conducted in advance of next week’s board meeting. Meeting agendas and reports at Metro.
  • Thursday-Sunday 10/19-22 – The 2017 New Urbanism Film Festival hosts screenings, panels and much more. Look for a SBLA preview article coming in the next couple days.
  • Saturday 10/21  Long Beach Transit is hosting a final public input meeting on its Systemwide Transit Analysis and Reassessment (STAR) Initiative. Meeting will be 10 a.m. to noon at Houghton Park Community Center at 6301 Myrtle Avenue in Long Beach. Additional details at The Source.
The Tripping Point convenes this Saturday in Panorama City
The Tripping Point convenes this Saturday in Panorama City
  • Saturday 10/21 – Investing in Place and a star-studded cast of partner organizations will host Tripping Point: The Valley Edition – a free summit designed to teach Los Angeles residents how they can advocate for accessible, green, and safe sidewalks, crosswalks, bus stops and streets. The Tripping Point takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Panorama High School at 8015 Van Nuys Boulevard in Panorama City. Register via splashthat for childcare, lunch and more. Share via Facebook event.
  • Saturday 10/21 – Councilmember David Ryu, LAFD, and LADOT host a community meeting on 6th Street Safety Improvements from La Brea to Fairfax. The meeting takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pan Pacific Park Auditorium at 7600 Beverly Boulevard in Mid-City. Details at event flier or Facebook event.

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