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Election 2024

Measure HLA Is Now Officially Law for L.A. City

Check the city maps to find what bus, bike, and walk improvements are coming to streets in your neighborhood

April 12, 2024

Friday Afternoon Election Update: Measure HLA Lead Growing, Other Livability Wins, and More

Measure HLA percentage is swelling - livability champions Mitchell, Hahn, Sandoval reelected - continue on Metro board - and much more, including lots of runoffs to get involved in

March 9, 2024

L.A. Voters Approve Measure HLA, Mandating City Implement Bus Lanes, Bike Lanes, and Ped Safety Improvements

Measure HLA is a clear mandate for change in the way L.A. designs its streets - voters want city streets to be safer for all road users

March 6, 2024

Primary Election Round Up for March 5, 2024

Streetsblog endorse Yes on Measure HLA - plus various Election Day tips: free transit, voter guides, and more!

March 4, 2024

Measure HLA Fact Check: Sidewalk Costs

The city says $200 million worth of annual ADA work is "included in the cost" of Measure HLA, but the city is already on the hook for that ADA work anyway, so none of it should be included as HLA costs

March 1, 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

City Leaders Rally in Support of Measure HLA – the Healthy Streets Initiative

"Angelenos deserve to feel safe on our roads... it's important that we invest in the infrastructure that will foster safe streets for all - families, young people, our elders."

February 16, 2024

Firefighters Oppose L.A. City Safe Streets Initiative Measure HLA

"I hate to tell you," California Professional Firefighters President Brian Rice said, "California and Los Angeles in particular, this is a car community. You may not like it, but it is."

February 15, 2024

Measure HLA Endorsements Grow, No Organized Opposition as Voting Gets Underway

Measure HLA, the Healthy Streets L.A. initiative is endorsed by 6 of 15 L.A. City Councilmembers: Harris-Dawson, Hernandez, Hutt, Raman, Soto-Martínez, and Yaroslavsky

February 9, 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