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CicLAvia South L.A. December 2023 Open Thread

The six-mile route included mostly Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, plus parts of Central Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard

December 4, 2023

Metro Responds to Missing Downtown Connector Bikeways: Agency Followed Undefined Plans, Prioritized Getting Drivers to Freeway

Metro didn't follow its own designs or city-approved CEQA-approved street standards - instead implementing not clearly defined changes that added car capacity - and omitted bike and walk facilities

October 11, 2023

Celebrate Los Angeles Walks Turning Twenty-Five! [Postponed]

Celebrate at Los Angeles Walks Sidewalk Soirée next week. Also the organization is hiring a new Executive Director - apply today.

October 3, 2023

Guest Opinion: Ten Years In, CA Active Transportation Program Lays Bare a Tale of Two Agencies

L.A. County needs to embrace physically-protected bikeways, robust traffic calming around schools, and similarly transformative, safety-focused projects

September 29, 2023

Eyes on the Street: Recently Widened Soto Street Bridge over Valley Blvd

The newly widened Soto Bridge is disappointing from a walking, transit and bicycling perspective - and the city plans more widening on Soto just north of the bridge project

September 6, 2023

California Sustainable Affordable Housing Grants Awarded to Five Local Projects

Five southern California AHSC grants - four L.A. City and one L.A. County - will bring more than 500 transit-oriented affordable housing units, plus bus, bike, and walk improvements

September 2, 2023

Will Downtown El Monte be Reshaped by Complete Streets?

El Monte is studying designs for a complete streets project that would create crosstown bike lanes on Valley Boulevard, and pedestrianize Main Street's Valley Mall, where businesses are expressing concerns over potential removal of storefront parking

August 10, 2023

L.A. Excited to Experience the “Taylor Swift Transit Effect”

Don't pay through the nose for parking - take a combination of bus, rail, walk and bike to get to August Taylor Swift concerts at SoFi Stadium

July 29, 2023

Missing Metro Regional Connector First/Last Mile Facilities Worse Than Reported Earlier

Metro and LADOT quietly omitted and downgraded extensive bike and walk improvements approved and funded for Little Tokyo - in addition to omissions at Grand and Broadway stations

July 21, 2023