This Week In Livable Streets

CicLAvia opens Western Avenue, Metro Public Safety, and more:

CicLAvia will open three miles of Western Avenue on July
CicLAvia will open three miles of Western Avenue this Sunday July 10
  • Sunday 7/10 – CicLAvia is back! Southern California’s premiere open streets festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Western Avenue – from Exposition Boulevard to Florence Avenue in South Los Angeles. The event is free, fun, family-friendly. The street is open to bicycling, walking, jogging, skating, wheelchair, and more – but no cars! Not a race – just start and end wherever you want. Easy transit access via the Metro E Line Western Avenue Station. Details at CicLAvia website.
  • Next week Monday 7/11 – Metro will host a 5-7 p.m. virtual meeting of its 710 Freeway Corridor project task force. Details at Metro event page.

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