This Week In Livable Streets

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Four corners walk, Silver Lake river-bike connections, Pasadena VMT vs. LOS, Metro committees, Sepulveda rail, and more.

  • Monday 1/13 – The Pasadena City Council will hear an informational item on transportation performance measures, especially including VMT – Vehicle Miles Traveled. The Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition is urging folks to email and/or attend the meeting, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at Pasadena City Council Chambers, 100 Garfield Avenue, 2nd floor. Details at PCSC alert or SBLA coverage.
  • Tuesday 1/14 – At the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Transportation and Safety Committee meeting, Neighborhoods United for Safe Streets will be making a presentation on connecting the Rowena Avenue bike lanes to the L.A. River path and to Atwater Village. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. at Bellevue Park Recreation Center at 826 Lucile Avenue. (No agenda or details online.)
  • Tuesday 1/15 – CiclaValley will host a candlelight vigil to honor the life of L.A. County Sheriff Detective Amber Leist, who was killed by an inattentive driver while walking across a San Fernando Valley street yesterday. Meet at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Riverside Driver and Whitsett Avenue in Valley Village. Details at Facebook event.
  • Wednesday 1/15 – The city of Los Angeles Pedestrian Advisory Committee will meet to discuss various walkability matters. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. at the offices of Para Los Niños, room 273, at 760 S. Westmoreland Avenue in the MacArthur Park neighborhood. Details at meeting agenda.
  • Wednesday and Thursday 1/15-16 – Metro board committees will meet to discuss and decide business in advance of next week’s full board meeting. Meeting agendas and staff reports at Metro board page.
  • Thursday 1/16 – The Transit Coalition will host a talk on Metro’s Sepulveda Pass Transit Corridor Project. The dinner/meeting will start at 6 p.m. at Metro Headquarters, Union Station Conference Room at One Gateway Plaza behind Union Station in downtown L.A. Event details and purchase tickets at Eventbrite.
  • Sunday 1/19 – Los Angeles Walks will host its LA4Corners East Leg Walk starting at 8:45 a.m. at Debs Park at 3603 Boundary Avenue in Northeast Los Angeles. Details at L.A. Walks or Facebook event.
  • Sunday 1/19 – Streetsblog cannot endorse electoral candidates, but SBLA readers might consider supporting any candidates you favor. This Sunday, Bike the Vote L.A. is hosting a volunteer kick-off for an L.A. City Council candidate – see Bike the Vote or Facebook event for additional information.

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

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