This Week In Livable Streets

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Artesia Station, Frances Anderton, Mariachi Plaza, Metro committees, BUSted, San Bernardino, and West Covina!

  • Monday 7/16 Tonight James Rojas and Place It! host “Re-Envision the Artesia Station” – an interactive modeling project designed to help the surrounding community brainstorm ways to improve or redesign the Blue Line’s existing Artesia Station. The results will help inform a transit-oriented development (TOD) specific plan sponsored by the city of Compton. The meeting begins at 5:30 at the Douglas F. Dollarhide Community Center at 301 N. Tamarind Avenue. Details at Facebook event.
  • Wednesday 7/18 and Thursday 7/19 – Metro board committees will meet to conduct business ahead of next week’s full board meeting. Agendas and staff reports available at Metro meeting website.
  • Wednesday 7/18 – Metro and East L.A. Community Corporation (ELACC) will host a meeting on planned joint development at Metro’s Mariachi Plaza site. ELACC will present its conceptual project design and listen to public feedback. The meeting will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. at PUENTE Learning Center at 501 S. Boyle Avenue in Boyle Heights. For further information email Nicole Velasquez at velasquezn [at] metro.net.
  • Wednesday 7/18 – BUSted! will host a night of car-free storytelling in Pasadena. The event will take place from 8-9:30 p.m. at The Battery Books and Music at 26 S. Los Robles Avenue. For details see Facebook event.
  • Thursday 7/19 – LongBeachIze hosts KCRW’s Frances Anderton speaking on design, architecture, and human space. The free talk will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Studio One Eleven, 245 E. 3rd Street in downtown Long Beach. Details at Facebook event.
  • Saturday 7/21  – The San Bernardino History and Railroad Museum will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of San Bernardino’s Santa Fe Depot. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic depot at 1170 W. Third Street in San Bernardino. The festivities are fairly easy to access via Metrolink. For details see SB Depot Museum website.
Active West Covina will take place this Saturday
Active West Covina will take place this Saturday
  • Saturday 7/21 – Go Human and the city of West Covina will host a one-block-long free open street festival called Active West Covina. The family-friendly event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Glendora Avenue between Lakes Drive and Glendora Square. It will feature community performances, street magic, DJ, yoga, games, giveaways, raffle and more. Details at Go Human and Facebook event.

Did we miss anything? Is there something we should list on future calendars? Email joe [at] streetsblog.org.

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