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2:59 PM PST on February 19, 2019

Vision Zero mixer today! Homelessness Stories from the Frontline, Metro committees, Purple Line neighborhood plans, Great Streets workshops, and more

    • Tuesday 2/19 - Today, LADOT's Vision Zero program will host a Community-Based Organization Mixer event. Vision Zero is looking to collaborate with community-based organizations and resident leaders to support our community engagement work around Vision Zero and active transportation projects. Find out more at the mixer from 3-5 p.m. at 100 South Main Street in downtown Los Angeles. For more information, or to RSVP, email VisionZero.Engagement(at)lacity.org.
Great Streets Initiative meeting tomorow
Great Streets Initiative challenge grant meetings start tomorow and continue through Tuesday next week.
Great Streets Initiative meeting tomorow

Wednesday 2/20 through next Tuesday 2/26 - L.A. City Mayor Garcetti's Great Streets Initiative will host a series of workshops on how to seek a 2019 Great Streets Challenge Grant. Workshops will take place from Wednesday 2/20 1-3 p.m. in Van Nuys, Thursday 2/21 11 a.m. in Boyle Heights, Friday 2/22 at 10 a.m. at City Hall, Monday 2/25 1 p.m. in Westwood, and Tuesday 2/26 at 11 a.m. in Exposition Park. Details and RSVP at Great Streets Initiative website.

  • Wednesday 2/20 and Sunday 2/24 - Stories from the Frontline will present first-person stories of formerly homeless individuals and will outline opportunities for volunteer involvement to end homelessness. The event repeats on both Wed. 2/20, from 6-8:30 p.m., and Sun. 2/24, from 1:30-3 p.m., at First Congregational Church at 540 S. Commonwealth Avenue in the Lafayette Park neighborhood in central L.A. Details at Stories from the Frontline website.
  • Wednesday and Thursday 2/20-21 - Metro's board committees will meet to discuss and decide agency matters, including a possible congestion pricing study (at both Wednesday 2 p.m. Planning and Programming and Thursday 11:30 a.m. Executive Management committees), a report back on Metro station bike parking, and plenty more. Meeting agendas and staff reports at Metro board website.
  • Saturday 2/23 - L.A. City Planning Department will host a community input meeting for the Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan. The meeting will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pan Pacific Senior Activities Center at 141 S. Gardner Street in Mid-City. Details at Facebook event.
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