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Santa Monica Considers Transportation Funding Measure for November 2024 Ballot

Santa Monica is looking to tax paid parking structures (i.e. garages and paid lots) to fund transportation projects, including Vision Zero safety improvements and maintenance of the city's parking structures

December 19, 2023

“Watch Out, Amsterdam” Santa Monica Cuts Ribbon Opening Ambitious Curb-Protected 17th Street Bikeway

Santa Monica's recently completed 17th Street bikeway improvements have a "region leading design" featuring Southern California's first protected "Dutch-style" intersections, plus concrete curb protection, and makes great connections to the city's growing bikeway network

December 4, 2023

Tragedy at 19th and Idaho, and Street Safety Decisions

After a Santa Monica driver recently killed a cyclist at a four-way two-stop intersection, Juan Matute looks at how to make these intersections safer, including via mini-roundabouts and intersection daylighting

November 6, 2023

Eyes on the Street: Santa Monica Extending Michigan Greenway

Santa Monica's 700-foot long 20th Street bike/walk project isn't long or expensive, but it is very strategic. The facility is expected to open March 2024.

November 1, 2023

Santa Monica’s New 17th Street Curb-Protected Bike Lanes are Amazing

Nearly completed, Santa Monica's excellent 17th Street bike/ped improvements include Southern California's first European-type curb-protected intersections

July 6, 2023