This Week In Livable Streets


Hilda Solis, 710 Freeway, Pomona greenways, Anti-Slumlord Summer, and more:

  • Varies L.A. County Public Health’s 2 p.m. COVID-19 briefings are one or two days each week. Watch at the County Channel, Channel 94 on most cable systems, or via the County of Los Angeles Facebook page, where broadcast briefings are archived.
  • Monday 7/11 – Tonight Metro will host a 5-7 p.m. virtual meeting of its 710 Freeway Corridor project task force. Details at Metro event page.
  • Tomorrow night
    Tomorrow night CCED will host its Anti Slumlord Summer Report Release Party

    Tuesday 7/12 – Chinatown Community for Equitable Development (CCED) is hosting its free Anti Slumlord Summer Report Release Party to highlight the release of a new report on L.A.’s slumlord crisis. The release party takes place starting 6:30 p.m. at Alpine Park at 817 Yale Street in Chinatown. Details at Facebook post.

  • Wednesday 7/13 – Streets for All will host a virtual happy hour from 5-6 p.m. with L.A. County Supervisor and outgoing Metro board chair Hilda Solis. Rsvp for Zoom link via Streets for All event page.
  • Saturday 7/16 – ActiveSGV is hosting a series of bike rides to explore potential community Greenways. This Saturday the ride will explore Pomona, including San Jose Creek and new bike infrastructure on and near Cal Poly Pomona. Meet at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. departure from John F. Kennedy Park at 1150 Fairplex Drive in Pomona. Details and rsvp via Eventbrite. Coming next: Alhambra and San Gabriel – see ActiveSGV tweet for full schedule.

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710 Freeway Opposition Testimony Dominates October Metro Board Meeting

(NO-710 advocate Joe Cano recorded the meeting. His video can be found here.) Last week’s Metro board meeting agenda included numerous items, from bus service to Union Station run-through tracks, but the audience was packed with people mobilized to testify against Metro’s freeway expansion projects. Namely, the 710 Freeway. There are two halves to the 710 story: […]