Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Jose Huizar

Neighborhood leaders, city staff, and Councilmember Huizar breaking ground on Alhambra Avenue safety improvements. Photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Huizar Breaks Ground on El Sereno Alhambra Avenue Improvements

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Last Saturday, Los Angeles City Councilmember José Huizar joined neighborhood leaders and city staff in breaking ground on safety improvements for Alhambra Avenue in El Sereno. The improvements will take a dangerous stretch of Alhambra Avenue and make it safer for walking and bicycling. The groundbreaking took place at the intersection of Alhambra, Concord, and […]

Downtown L.A. Celebrates New Protected Bike Lanes On Los Angeles Street

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Downtown L.A. now has protected bike lanes! Woooot! Wooooot! Not just a block-long tunnel, but full-on grown-up Euro-style protected bike lanes. The newly opened half-mile-long Los Angeles Street protected bike lanes feature bicycle signals, floating bus stop islands, neon-green merge zones and two-phase left turn markings, not to mention freshly resurfaced pavement. All just in time […]

DTLA Pedestrians Get Expanded Head Start Signals

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Downtown L.A. is getting a little safer for walking with some new traffic signals that give pedestrians a head start. Officially, these are called “Leading Pedestrian Intervals.” The concept is that when pedestrians get the walk signal a few seconds before drivers get a green light, they can walk into the intersection and be more visible, […]