This Week In Livable Streets

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Metro NextGen Bus meetings, Venice Blvd for All, Orange Line Transit Neighborhood Plans, West L.A. Mobility Mixer, Ride Around Pomona, and more.

  • Tuesday 1/28 – Streets for All will host a #VeniceBlvd4All meeting to work on a plan to activate folks for a safer, greener Venice Boulevard. The meeting will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 3576 Eastham Drive in Culver City. Details at Facebook event.
  • Thursday 1/30 – The Los Angeles City Planning Department will host the second of two open house meetings on the Orange Line Transit Neighborhood Plan, which will propose targeted land-use and zoning changes near the Sepulveda, Van Nuys, and North Hollywood Metro Orange Line BRT stations. This week’s meeting will be from 5-7:30 p.m. at North Hollywood Regional Library at 5211 Tujunga Avenue. Details at City Planning webpage.
  • Thursday 1/30 – Bike West L.A., Central L.A. Bike Ambassadors, L.A. County Bicycle Coalition, Santa Monica Spoke, and Bike Culver City will host their Mobility Mixer 2020 event from 7-9 p.m. at The Bike Shop California at 3770 Motor Avenue in West Los Angeles. Details at Santa Monica Spoke or Facebook event.
  • Starting Saturday 2/1 – Metro will host a series of more than 20 public workshops on its NextGen Bus service reorganization. February workshops include:
    Saturday 2/1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at L.A. Trade Technical College Aspen Hall TE-101, AT 2215 S. Grand Avenue in South L.A. (Facebook event)
    Tuesday 2/4 from 4-7 p.m. at Grand Annex at 434 W. 6th Street in San Pedro
    Wednesday 2/5 from 4-7 p.m. at Marvin Braude Constituent Center, 6262 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys
    Monday 2/10 from 4-7 p.m. at El Monte Station, 3501 Santa Anita Avenue in El Monte
    Wednesday 2/12 from 4-7 p.m. at Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood
    Thursday 2/13 from 4-7 p.m. at the Clearwater Building, 16401 Paramount Boulevard in Paramount
    Wednesday 2/19 from 4-7 p.m. at East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez in Monterey Park
    Thursday 2/20 from 4-7 p.m. at Pasadena Senior Center at 85 E. Holly Street in Pasadena
    Saturday 2/22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza in Los Angeles
    Tuesday 2/25 from 4-7 p.m. at Bell Community Center at 6250 Pine Avenue in the city of Bell
    Wednesday 2/26 from 4-7 p.m. at The Foundation Center, 11633 S. Western Avenue in South Los Angeles
    Thursday 2/27 from 4-7 p.m. at Rose Goldwater Community Center, 21710 Vanowen Street in Canoga Park
    Many additional NextGen workshops will take place in March. For full schedule and project information, see events tab at Metro NextGen webpage.
  • Saturday 2/1 – Ride Around Pomona and the Pomona Valley Bike Coalition will host a free casual family-friendly bicycle ride through the streets and neighborhoods of Pomona. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Shaun Diamond Plaza (Thomas Plaza) at the intersection of Thomas Street and Second Street in downtown Pomona. Details at Facebook event.
  • Next week Wednesday 2/5 – Streetsblog L.A. and Southern California Families for Safe Streets will host an L.A. City Council District 12 Transportation Town Hall debate between incumbent City Councilmember John Lee and challenger Loraine Lundquist – moderated by John Yi, the Executive Director for Los Angeles Walks. The event takes place at 6 p.m. at the Northridge Branch Library. Details at SBLA post or Facebook event.

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