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Your one-in-decades chance to bike and walk on the 110 Freeway: ArroyoFest, and lots of Metro meetings.

Arroyo Fest is happening this Sunday!!

Your one-in-decades chance to bike and walk on the 110 Freeway: Arroyo Fest, and lots of Metro meetings.

  • Ongoing through December - Metro is doing C (Green) Line overhead wire construction through December. Riders will experience delays where trains are operating on a single track west of LAX. Details at The Source.
  • Monday 10/23 - Metrolink has new schedules, including greatly increased service on the Antelope Valley Line - with stops in Glendale, Burbank, Van Nuys, Sylmar, Newhall, Santa Clarita, Palmdale and Lancaster. More information at SBLA coverage of new Vista Canyon Station.
  • Starting Tuesday 10/24 - Metro is hosting a series of four meetings with updates on several projects - including Sepulveda Transit, Congestion Pricing, and 405 Freeway Express Lanes. Tuesday's in-person meeting will take place from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Westwood United Methodist Church at 10497 Wilshire Boulevard.
  • Wednesday 10/25 - Metro will host a 12-1 p.m. virtual community meeting with updates for several downtown L.A. projects: Regional Connector, Eastside Access (includes those missing Little Tokyo bike lanes), Division 20 turnback tracks, and Metro Center. Details at Metro meeting page.
  • Wednesday 10/25 - Metro will host a 2-3 p.m. virtual Rail to Rail project meeting, mainly focused on construction updates. Details at Metro meeting page.
  • Wednesday 10/25 - Metro will host a 6-7:30 p.m. virtual East San Fernando Valley light rail construction update meeting. Details at Metro meeting page.
  • Thursday 10/26 - The full Metro board will meet to discuss and vote on various items, including bus lane camera enforcement. See agenda and staff reports at Metro meeting webpage.
  • Saturday 10/19 - Metro is celebrating the new Broadway Station in downtown L.A. (where Metro also omitted a bike lane). Details at The Source.
  • Sunday 10/29 - Walk, Bike, Run, Skate on the 110 Freeway at 626 Golden Streets Arroyo Fest, presented by Metro. Note that the event starts at 7 a.m. - SEVEN A.M.! The 110 Freeway segment is only open from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a South Pasadena street closure continuing until 2 p.m. The free family-friendly open streets event is easy to access via Metro. Bike, walk, run, skip, skate, scooter as much or as little as you like. Discover eight things you probably didn't know about Arroyo Fest 2023. Don't miss this one!
Arroyo Fest - bike/walk/run/skate the 110 Freeway on Sunday October 29

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

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