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Council Public Works Committee Hears Measure HLA Items, Implementation Remains on Hold Through at Least Early August

Remember those bus, bike, and walk upgrades voters approved? They're now waiting for a first draft ordinance expected in August - four months after Measure HLA took effect.

June 28, 2024

Eyes on the Street: Reseda Boulevard Complete Streets Project Completed

Reseda Boulevard now features the longest continuous protected bike lanes in Southern California: 3.9 miles long

June 26, 2024

Two Thoughts on Measure HLA and How Hard Some City Leaders Are Fighting Against Safer Streets

Ballooning HLA cost estimates are hard to take seriously - for example, the CAO forecasts that unprotected bike lanes will cost $1.76 million dollars per mile

February 17, 2024

Zombie Street Widening Strikes Topanga Canyon Blvd Today, based on 2011 Approval

Why do zombie street widenings killed in 2015 and again in 2019 still roam the streets in 2024?

January 19, 2024

Eyes on the Street: Parking Protected Bike Lanes on Variel

Recent road diet parking-protected bike lanes connect residential developments to the G Line bike/walk path

January 8, 2024

For Transit, Walk, and Bike, 2023 Still Has Unfinished Business

Stuff that didn't happen yet: Metro was going to install safe connections to stations and build BRT and bikeways, L.A. was going to end road widening and improve street safety

January 4, 2024

Thursday Round-Up: L.A. Speed Camera Pilot, Metro Sepulveda Rail, and Crash Not Accident

More reasons to ridicule proposed Metro Sepulveda monorail. L.A. will officially use "crash" or "collision" instead of "accident." And L.A. starts laying the groundwork for a speed camera pilot.

November 9, 2023

It’s 2023 and L.A. City Is Still Widening Lots of Roads

L.A. City street widening is expensive, and adversely impacts safety, health, climate, air, water, noise, housing, historic preservation, and more.

August 25, 2023