Monterey Park is a fairly-hilly suburban city in the San Gabriel Valley. It is about seven miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The city boasts a population of 60 thousand people and will soon also be home to a protected bike lane for 1.6 miles on Monterey Pass Road as part of a complete street project. SGV Connect discusses […]
In just about two hours, the Metro Board of Directors Parking Committee will meet to discuss a major update to the agency’s parking policies. This policy, if passed in committee and the full Board of Directors next Thursday, would dictate how parking, both car and bicycle, would be allocated at future Gold Line Foothill Stations. […]
This week: Metro parking master plans, a crosswalk on Hollywood Blvd., the impact of SB 827 in South L.A., Operation Firefly, Longbeachize's ongoing series on housing, and the 26th Annual Empowerment Congress.
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Even as we continue to roll out polls for Streetsie categories, we’re happy to announce our first two Streetsie winners. Assemblymember Miguel Santiago has won the “Elected Official of the Year” award. This is in large part for his work authoring and championing legislation that finally fixed a state law prohibiting pedestrians from entering an […]
Ten years ago, on February 28, 2008, I wrote the first story on Los Angeles Streetsblog, about a proposal to bring congestion pricing to LAX. While that plan went absolutely nowhere, Streetsblog Los Angeles began a long journey that is still going strong today. And that 10 year journey deserves a party. Save the date […]
As the year begins to wind down, SGV Connect will broadcast twice this week to look back at some of the this year’s biggest San Gabriel Valley stories. Today, we talk to Felicia Friesema with Foothill Transit and Albert Ho with the Gold Line Foothill Construction Authority. For Foothill Transit, we discuss their recent fare […]