Echo Park Lake town halls, Metro's reimagined approach to policing transit (and other Metro committee business), South Pasadena bike shuttle, Golden Streets route ride, Caltrans Amestoy Bridge, and more:
Thursday 3/16 and Saturday 3/18 - L.A. City Councilmember Hugo Soto-Martinez, who has pledged to remove anti-homeless fences at Echo Park, will host two town hall meetings on the future of Echo Park Lake. The first meeting, conducted in Spanish, will take place Thursday 3/16 starting at 5 p.m. at El Centro del Pueblo at 1157 Lemoyne Street. The second meeting, conducted in English, will take place Saturday 3/18, starting at 3 p.m. at Echo Park United Methodist Church at 1226 N. Alvarado Street. RSVP via CD13's Google form.
Saturday 3/18 - South Pasadena Active Streets will host bike valet parking and an hourly bike shuttle to and from the free South Pasadena Beautiful annual Garden Tour, Plant Swap and Sustainability Fair. The Garden Tour event will take Saturday 1-4 p.m. at the South Pasadena Arroyo Seco Woodland and Wildlife Park at 100 Pasadena Avenue (next to where York Boulevard crosses the Arroyo and 110 Freeway). South Pas Active Streets encourages you to skip the hassle of parking and join the hourly all-ages escorted Bike Shuttle, which will depart from the "Walking Man" sculpture at the South Pasadena L (Gold) Line Station. Details at South Pas Active Streets event page.
Saturday 3/18 - Caltrans is seeking input on its Amestoy Avenue Pedestrian Overcrossing at U.S. 101 Upgrade or Removal Project. They will be doing project outreach Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Balboa Sports Center at 17015 Burbank Boulevard in the Sepulveda Basin - accessible from the Metro G (Orange) Line bike paths and Balboa Station. Drop by to talk with the project team and give input. For project and meeting details, see Caltrans project webpage. If you can't make the meeting and want to give input, take Caltrans online survey.