While curbing the power of the I-got-mine-so-go-away-peasant crowd to veto growth is indeed a most urgent imperative, the fact that the zoning changes are tied to transit lines means that, here in Los Angeles, it is disproportionately lower-income communities of color that will be affected by the bill.
Last night the Los Angeles City Transportation Department (LADOT) hosted an open house meeting on the Mar Vista Venice Boulevard Great Streets project. The open house was a six-month check-in, with LADOT presenting their latest project data. The event took place at the Mar Vista Recreation Center. The project removed a car lane in each […]
This morning, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Inglewood Mayor James Butts, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse and other L.A. leaders celebrated the official groundbreaking for section two of the Westside Metro Purple Line subway extension. The $2.53 billion 2.6-mile heavy rail subway extension will include stops at Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive […]
Monterey Park is a fairly-hilly suburban city in the San Gabriel Valley. It is about seven miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The city boasts a population of 60 thousand people and will soon also be home to a protected bike lane for 1.6 miles on Monterey Pass Road as part of a complete street project. SGV Connect discusses […]