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Taylor Swift, Rosecrans-Marquardt, Santa Anita Avenue, and more

3:26 PM PDT on August 7, 2023

Metro added extra transit service for August Taylor Swift concerts

Extended Taylor Swift Service, Redistricting Reform continues, Rosecrans-Marquardt, Santa Anita Avenue, and more.

  • Monday-Wednesday 8/7-9 - Taylor Swift concludes six nights of sold-out concerts at So-Fi Stadium. Swift fans and other transit riders across L.A. County can take advantage of extended systemwide Metro rail service running until 2 a.m. Monday through Wednesday. Details at SBLA post.
  • Wednesday 8/9 - ActiveSGV and the city of South El Monte will host a community walking tour of Santa Anita Avenue, to help identify ways to make the street safer for all road users. The walking tour starts at 6 p.m. at 1937 Tyler Avenue in South El Monte. Details and RSVP at EventBrite. Spanish and English fliers at ActiveSGV Twitter.
  • Thursday 8/10 - City Council's Ad hoc Cmte on Governance Reform meets to continue discussion of redistricting reform. Meeting begins at 1 p.m. Find details on how to listen in as well as past presentations here.
  • Thursday 8/10 - Metro will host a 2 p.m. virtual community meeting about its Rosecrans/Marquardt Grade Separation Project in Santa Fe Springs. Get the the latest construction updates and a project overview. Details at Metro meeting page.
  • Saturday 8/12 - People for Mobility Justice will be conducting a quick-build bike infrastructure audit in South L.A. from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Meet up at Vermont Square Park (1248 West 47th Street) and be prepared to ride 14 miles. Register here.
  • Monday 8/14 - The Los Angeles Unified School District re-opens for the year. Expect different traffic patterns in morning and afternoon travels as kids return to the schools (and parents have their morning routines changed).
  • Wednesday 8/16 - Streetsblog San Francisco and rail activist Carter Lavin host a virtual panel discussion, "What would it take to complete the California High-Speed Rail in 5 years?" Get more details and sign up for the event, here.

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

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