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Redesigning Los Angeles around people, not cars, is the key to creating a more livable city that all Angelenos will benefit from. Shawn Dunn recently graduated from Occidental College in 2015 with a BA in Urban & Environmental Policy. Dunn completed his senior thesis analyzing the best strategies for enhancing walkability in downtown Los …LAPD LAPD Sergeant Fired at Jermaine Petit from Inside Patrol Vehicle, Sparking Contagious Fire from Officer Who Knew Petit Was Unarmed. Despite having been advised by his partner officer that 39-year-old Jermaine Petit was not carrying a gun, officer Daryl Glover Jr. raised his arms and fired at least one shot at Petit's back anyways.Feb 14, 2024 · 6:53 AM PST on February 14, 2024. Metro calendar year 2023 ridership was nearly 12 percent above 2022. By Joe Linton. L.A. Firefighters Launch Six-Figure Campaign Against Health Streets Measure HLA ( LAT) More On Metro COVID Era Record Transit Ridership In 2023 ( Pasadena Now) The full upcoming 10 Freeway ExpressLanes meeting schedule is at Metro's project page, and below: Wednesday 3/6 - virtual meeting starting at 12 noon. Preregister. Thursday 3/7 - virtual meeting starting at 6 p.m. Preregister. Wednesday 3/13 - in-person meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. at Pomona High School cafeteria, at 475 Bangor Street.Wednesday’s Headlines. 8:38 AM PST on February 7, 2024. How road widening works. Cartoon via @BrentToderian Twitter. By Joe Linton. L.A. City Council Supports Street Vendors, Nixes No-Vend Zones ( LAT, LAist) Why CA Keeps Adding More Lanes ( LAT)One post on Streetsblog, highlighting a few excerpts, cannot do justice to "A Century of Fighting Traffic Congestion in Los Angeles: 1920-2020." The paper gives an overview of everything from the city's complicated history with public transit to the development of technological fixes to proposals for congestion pricing, a strategy that …Jan 2, 2024 · Wednesday 1/10 - Westside/Central Service Council meeting, 6 p.m. at Metro Headquarters, 1 Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor Board Room, behind Union Station in downtown Los Angeles Thursday 1/11 - Gateway Cities Service Council meeting, 5 p.m. at Salt Lake Park Community Center Lounge, 3401 E. Florence Avenue in Huntington Park Tuesday’s Headlines. 9:33 AM PST on November 21, 2023. Screengrab from Caltrans 10 Freeway livestream currently showing the freeway is open. By Joe Linton.The L.A. City Transportation Department (LADOT) and L.A. City Councilmember Nithya Raman are seeking community input on proposed upgrades to existing bike lanes on Forest Lawn Drive. The project would add plastic bollard protection to about a mile and a half of existing buffered bike lanes. The project would reduce the …The latest tweets from @StreetsblogLAFeb 1, 2024 · Thursday’s Headlines. 9:07 AM PST on February 1, 2024. Yes on Measure HLA billboard at Vermont Avenue and 3rd Street in Koreatown. Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog. By Joe Linton. 4:44 PM PST on December 22, 2021. The Adams Boulevard Safety Project includes new bike lanes. By Joe Linton. The L.A. City Transportation Department (LADOT) is making several improvements to South Los Angeles' Adams Boulevard to improve safety. Extending two miles between Crenshaw Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, much of the …Streetsblog Los Angeles' team are finalists for six. @LAPressClub. awards for our work in 2021, including. @JoeLinton. , @sahrasulaiman. , @DamienTypes. and. …The same study found multiple top national freeway bottlenecks in South Los Angeles.) The 57/60 interchange configuration makes for plenty of weaving vehicles, resulting in collisions. Currently, to get from one freeway to the other - or especially to exiting/entering at Grand - drivers have to merge, often across …Tuesday’s Headlines. 9:37 AM PST on January 2, 2024. Metro’s 2023 Year in Review declares that the Sepulveda bus lanes are “next up” though they were completed in October. Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog. By Joe Linton. Metro Micro Meetings Start This Week, Temporary $1 Fare Could Increase ( Daily News, The Source)Six Takeaways from the Metro Budget – You’ll Never Believe Number Four! Metro’s FY23-24 budget expands for funds for freeway widening, while trimming funding for transit construction. Metro 405 Freeway widening photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog. Yesterday, the Metro board approved the agency's $9 billion fiscal year 2023-24 budget.Construction is now underway for another SGV Greenway project along the Big Dalton Wash in the unincorporated community of Vincent. Vincent is one of the “Covina Islands,” located between Covina and Irwindale. Greenway path completion is anticipated for Spring 2024. The zigzagging 3 mile Vincent Community Bikeway will span from Citrus ...Redesigning Los Angeles around people, not cars, is the key to creating a more livable city that all Angelenos will benefit from. Shawn Dunn recently graduated from Occidental College in 2015 with a BA in Urban & Environmental Policy. Dunn completed his senior thesis analyzing the best strategies for enhancing walkability in downtown Los …Thursday’s Headlines. 9:17 AM PST on February 8, 2024. Beach bike path storm damage – photo via L.A. County Public Works tweet. By Joe Linton. First Positive LAT CA High-Speed Rail Story Ever! Long Beach Plans For 51st Street Greenbelt, Including Bike Paths ( LongBeachIze) Storm Damage Closes Beach …Oct 18, 2023 · Metro has worked with local jurisdictions, mainly Los Angeles, to grow its bus lane network, with nearly 30 miles of new bus-only lanes since 2019, including on La Brea Avenue and Venice Boulevard this year. These great new bus lanes have not quite lived up to their full potential, as they are often blocked by scofflaw drivers. 2023 L.A. City Traffic Deaths [330] Surpassed Murders [327] ()Traffic Violence Die-In Protest Announced For Jan 27 ()Metro Scales Back LinkUS Union Station Run-Through-Tracks Project ()Supervisors Support Palmdale Rail/Bus Manufacturing Center Proposal Slow Progress On City Park Construction Under 6th Street Bridge …3:08 PM PST on March 4, 2024. L.A. County I VOTED sticker. By Joe Linton. Tomorrow is Election Day. Voters in L.A. County head to the polls to select councilmembers, state legislative offices, and much more. With presidential primaries pretty much decided, and no high profile governor or L.A. City mayor election, …Are you tired of missing out on important news and updates happening in and around Los Angeles? Stay ahead of the game with a Los Angeles Times subscription. With a Los Angeles Tim... Streetsblog LA covers news and issues related to transportation, urban planning, and public health in Los Angeles. Read the latest posts on Measure HLA, Metro projects, firefighters' opposition, and more. Tuesday’s Headlines. 9:33 AM PST on November 21, 2023. Screengrab from Caltrans 10 Freeway livestream currently showing the freeway is open. By Joe Linton.In 1990 the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission (a predecessor of Metro) bought the recently disused railroad right of way, but “fierce resistance from some Cheviot Hills homeowners who feared the trains would bring noise and crime stalled” the passenger rail project that ultimately became the E Line.As Los Angeles continues savoring the outdoor dining trend ignited by the COVID-19 pandemic, the city has been busy crafting a permanent recipe for the L.A. Al Fresco program. But before we raise our glasses to this al fresco affair, how do we gauge the true success of the outdoor dining program?Throughout 2023: Eight CicLAvia Events. The schedule hasn't been announced, but Southern California's popular open streets festival will take place eight times in 2023. In the years prior to the pandemic, there were 4-5 events annually; in 2022, there were four. YOU made our last CicLAvia Sunday in 2022 truly memorable!Here at Ask, we’ve made extensive guides for visiting Paris, Rome, Athens and even watching the Northern Lights. International trips will always be challenging to plan, so there’s ...Jan 3, 2024 · 2023 may be over, but here's a look back at some pending issues that Streetsblog L.A. hoped might be finished by now. Downtown Metro Station Bike/Walk Connections Metro, with sign-off from the L.A. City Transportation Department (LADOT), shortchanged riders walking and biking to newly opened downtown L.A. Metro Regional Connector stations . The first Super Bowl, now known as Super Bowl I, was played on January 15, 1967 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The game was played between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Gre...The project includes the city's first extended stretch of concrete curb-protected bike lanes and protected intersections. The 7th Street bikeway is open between Spring and San Pedro Streets. 7th Street in downtown Los Angeles. Curb work construction appears pretty much done from San Pedro Street to Spring Street (with landscaping still to follow).Monday’s Headlines. 9:57 AM PST on March 4, 2024. Screengrab from Nick Andert’s LAX explainer video. By Joe Linton. LAist Publishes Hidden Report Showing Homelessness Sweeps Ineffective. Council President Krekorian Doth Protest ( LAist) LAT Opinion: L.A. Now Paying Price For Tough On Crime Era.Jan 9, 2024 · Tuesday’s Headlines. 8:53 AM PST on January 9, 2024. 2023 was the hottest year on record. By Joe Linton. Metro Budget Austerity Doom Messaging: Agency Facing Fiscal Not-Quite-Cliff ( Daily News) Pasadena Recruiting New Transportation Dept Head ( Pasadena Now, SGV Tribune) Santa Monica Adding More Four-Way Stops For Safety ( SM Next) Many of you have seen the tweet. On May 27, the city of Santa Monica tweeted a video of a machine smoothly and quickly laying down the concrete barrier for a protected bike lane. Just about everyone who saw it, from Councilmember Jesse Zwick to activists in New York and Australia, had the same verdict, […]"Watch out, Amsterdam," proclaimed Santa Monica Mayor Gleam Davis. "We are going to be the bike capital of the world." The bold statement reflected the city's accomplishments and aspirations as leaders gathered to celebrate the recently completed curb-protected bike lanes on 17th Street, which feature Southern California's first …Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog. Newly revealed documents show that L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo is responsible for removing approved bike lanes from the city's $50 million widening of the North Spring Street Bridge. The lanes were due to open in 2018, then in 2021, but now appear to be indefinitely delayed …Dec 19, 2019 · 5:23 PM PST on December 19, 2019. Protected bike lane on Figueroa Street in downtown L.A. – all photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A. excepts as noted otherwise. By Joe Linton. This article supported by Los Angeles Bicycle Attorney as part of a general sponsorship package. The GoPass program was already approved through this June, and will now extend through the end of June 2024. Metro, in a press statement, noted that the GoPass pilot program improves equity, increases transit ridership, positively impacts public health, and benefits the environment with reduced greenhouse gas emissions and improved air …The city of Los Angeles Transportation Department (LADOT), working with City Councilmembers Hugo Soto-Martinez and Nithya Raman, is planning two miles of protected bike lanes along Hollywood Boulevard. The improvements would serve transit-rich and relatively population-dense portions of the neighborhoods of Hollywood, East …Nov 16, 2023 · Streetsblog checked with few of the "munis" that serve downtown Los Angeles: Foothill Transit, Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, and LADOT Transit. These agencies all run buses on the freeways, all are monitoring the situation closely, and all report essentially unchanged operations. In an effort to show how transportation, open space, planning and other issues impact the health and character of a community, Streetsblog and The California Endowment teamed to bring Streetsblog’s coverage to a hyper-local level in Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles. Sahra Sulaiman is the Communities Editor for Streetsblog …The city of Los Angeles used a slightly different methodology in its 2021 Community GHG Emissions Inventory report. Using 2018 data, that report found that on-road transportation accounted for 18 percent of overall L.A. emissions.3:08 PM PST on March 4, 2024. L.A. County I VOTED sticker. By Joe Linton. Tomorrow is Election Day. Voters in L.A. County head to the polls to select councilmembers, state legislative offices, and much more. With presidential primaries pretty much decided, and no high profile governor or L.A. City mayor election, …Nov 27, 2023 · Monday’s Headlines. 9:47 AM PST on November 27, 2023. Caltrans Super 605 project map – via fact sheet. By Joe Linton. Long Beach Is Getting Speed Cameras ( LB Post) How To Make Your City More Walkable and Bikeable ( LAist) Schneider Editorial: Not Signs and Crossing Guards, L.A. Needs Safer Streets ( LAT) Covering Los Angeles's livable streets movement. Pasadena e-bike incentives, Culver City Ballona Creek path, Metro ESFV rail construction, Beverly Hills Metro subway stations, Beverly Hills shuttle, and more Tuesday’s Headlines. 9:11 AM PST on January 30, 2024. Metro LAX Connector under construction. It’s not clear how an LAX people mover delay could impact Metro’s project. Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog. By Joe Linton. Metro Touts Transit Equity Day ( The Source) for Metro advancing equity, agency touts …May 28, 2014 · Photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog LA Under Metro's plan, CicLAvia open streets festivals will take place all over Los Angeles County. photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog LA It is not fully approved or completely finalized, but a document has circulated that shows Metro's staff recommendations for open streets events for FY2015-16. In 1990 the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission (a predecessor of Metro) bought the recently disused railroad right of way, but “fierce resistance from some Cheviot Hills homeowners who feared the trains would bring noise and crime stalled” the passenger rail project that ultimately became the E Line.Many of you have seen the tweet. On May 27, the city of Santa Monica tweeted a video of a machine smoothly and quickly laying down the concrete barrier for a protected bike lane. Just about everyone who saw it, from Councilmember Jesse Zwick to activists in New York and Australia, had the same verdict, […]There’s a reason that “Open Streets” events, planned and programmed road closures that range from smallish block parties to miles of car-free avenues through the heart of the city, are uncommon in San Diego, the Bay Area, and other diverse population centers: outside of Los Angeles County, there is little to no public financial support for …Deadline Today for Input on Montebello Bicycle Master Plan. The public has until 3 p.m. today - March 5 - to submit written comments via email, or give input in-person at a meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. 11:09 AM PST on March 5, 2024. A photo from the Montebello Bike Draft Plan taken at the second community workshop.But if the 710 Freeway "gap" project, which Streetsblog readers voted to dub the "Big Dig" over a decade ago may finally be dead enough that it can't rise and terrorize residents of Los Angeles, Pasadena and South Pasadena.Feb 15, 2024 · At a press conference yesterday morning, next to Skid Row's busy Fire Station 9, firefighter union leaders announced their opposition to L.A. City Measure HLA, the Healthy Streets L.A. initiative. According to the L.A. Times, United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112 (UFLAC) leaders say they plan to spend at least $100,000 against ... Monday’s Headlines. Metro & Caltrans: Hold my gas cap, we're gonna spend $10B widening the 605 - and that's not all, with 91, 405, 71, 57/60 and other expansions underway and planned. Also OCTA widening the 5, 22, 55, 57, 91, and 605. Get National Headlines At Streetsblog USA, State Headlines At Streetsblog CA.Streetsblog Los Angeles' team are finalists for six. @LAPressClub. awards for our work in 2021, including. @JoeLinton. , @sahrasulaiman. , @DamienTypes. and. …Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. ... County of Los Angeles (Partial): …Last Thursday, the 124-unit mixed-use development (with 14 affordable units at the Very Low Income level) planned to replace the car wash and auto body at 4218-4248 S. Crenshaw Boulevard was approved by the city planning commission (CPC). The transit-oriented project, notable for supplying parking for …Dec 28, 2023 · Streetsblog Predictions for 2024. Predictions: Metro transit ridership will grow, Metro will complete freeway and rail projects, new bus shelters in L.A., and groundbreaking for high-speed rail. 2:06 PM PST on December 28, 2023. Metro will complete its Airport Connector project in 2024. Metro construction photo from September 2023. By Joe Linton. Monday’s Headlines. 8:15 AM PST on January 22, 2024. Die-in for Vision Zero 2023. Photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog. By Joe Linton. New West Santa Ana Branch Line Name Announcement Today ( Los Cerritos News) Video Of Police Violently Detaining Rider On Santa Monica E Line Platform ( Annenberg) Die-In City Hall Protest Next …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. Joe Linton. February 17, 2024. Today's Headlines.There is a new article making the rounds that sheds light on the true cost of providing parking in Los Angeles. The article is "If you’re renting a US city apartment without a car, 16% of your rent pays for parking you don’t need" by Michael J. Coren.Most Streetsblog readers may be aware that one-size-fits-all … Streetsblog LA covers news and issues related to transportation, urban planning, and public health in Los Angeles. Read the latest posts on Measure HLA, Metro projects, firefighters' opposition, and more. Construction is now underway for another SGV Greenway project along the Big Dalton Wash in the unincorporated community of Vincent. Vincent is one of the “Covina Islands,” located between Covina and Irwindale. Greenway path completion is anticipated for Spring 2024. The zigzagging 3 mile Vincent …In calendar year 2023, 336 people were killed in traffic collisions in the city of Los Angeles. This represents a 20-year high, with 2021, 2022, and 2023 all breaking records. Graph via SAFE 2024 report Traffic Violence in Los AngelesNot every stadium hosting a National Football League team is made the same. Some are brand-spankin’-new, while others (Oakland!) are practically falling apart. The Los Angeles Memo...Thursday’s Headlines. 9:36 AM PST on December 21, 2023. Metro ridership graph – via Metro press release. By Joe Linton. Metro Transit Ridership Increased Monthly For All Of 2023 ( Pasadena Now) Metro Going Fareless For Holidays ( KTLA) Caltrans's $17B Highway Project Wish List ( NRDC)Jan 10, 2024 · Wednesday’s Headlines. 8:53 AM PST on January 10, 2024. Metro Bike Share. Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog. By Joe Linton. Metro Scales Back Union Station Run-Through Tracks ( @numble Twitter) Metro Plans To Have Lyft Run Metro Bike Share ( @numble Twitter) Housing Advocates Sue L.A. For Stalling Affordable Housing Near Single-Family ( LAist ... Nov 30, 2023 · This morning, the Metro board approved $207 million for two more freeway expansion projects in southeast L.A. County. The approvals include $174 million to add one lane to the 91 Freeway in North Long Beach [staff report], and $33 million to add one lane to the South Street 605 Freeway off-ramp in Cerritos [staff report], which sets up adding a lane to the mainstem of the 605. May 28, 2014 · Photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog LA Under Metro's plan, CicLAvia open streets festivals will take place all over Los Angeles County. photo: Joe Linton/Streetsblog LA It is not fully approved or completely finalized, but a document has circulated that shows Metro's staff recommendations for open streets events for FY2015-16. Lately, with ridership recovering, Metro is having trouble providing enough bus service.Riders report overcrowded buses, late buses, bus no-shows, untrustworthy schedules, and other issues. Metro is scrambling, but the agency is experiencing a bus operator shortage that has made providing currently …Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident …More On Bass Bus Shelters Announcement ()Metro Previews Tomorrow's Full Board Meeting ()Board Set To Vote On $207M For Freeway Expansion Projects; Supervisor Mitchell Pursues Funding For Costly C Line Extension Alternative (Daily Breeze)Santa Monica Installs Stop Sign At Deadly Intersection (SM Next, …Measure HLA, the Healthy Streets L.A. initiative, was passing by a commanding lead from the very first vote totals, so local media - including your favorite website, Streetsblog L.A. - declared victory on Wednesday, even though in theory it appeared slenderly mathematically possible that its lead could maybe erode. That lead …They believed a nearly 10-mile-long "green ribbon" could be transformative in such an intensely park-poor section of South Central and Southeast Los Angeles. The full Rail-to-River project will run approximately 10 miles across South and Southeast L.A. Segment A, currently under construction, runs along the Slauson corridor before …Mar 5, 2024 · Streetsblog Los Angeles Highway Expansion. Calif. Claims Adding Miles of New Lanes to a Freeway Is… Not Expanding the Freeway. Metro claims "no [710 Freeway ... By Joe Linton. Southern California's premier walk advocacy nonprofit Los Angeles Walks has a new Executive Director: Alexandra Ramirez. She started with the …Tuesday’s Headlines. L.A. County Supervisor Holly Mitchell on bike at yesterday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog. Brightline West L.A.-Vegas High-Speed Rail Expected To Hire 11,000 Workers ( ABC7) Get National Headlines At Streetsblog USA, State Headlines At Streetsblog CA.Thursday’s Headlines. 9:36 AM PST on December 21, 2023. Metro ridership graph – via Metro press release. By Joe Linton. Metro Transit Ridership Increased Monthly For All Of 2023 ( Pasadena Now) Metro Going Fareless For Holidays ( KTLA) Caltrans's $17B Highway Project Wish List ( NRDC)8 hours ago · By Joe Linton. Southern California's premier walk advocacy nonprofit Los Angeles Walks has a new Executive Director: Alexandra Ramirez. She started with the organization earlier this month. Readers who purchase a ticket ( act fast) can meet Ramirez at this Saturday's L.A. Walks Sidewalk Soirée event. Celebrate 25 years of pedestrian advocacy ... . Monday’s Headlines. 9:57 AM PST on March 4, 2024. Screengrab froJan 3, 2024 · 2023 may be over, but here's a look back 3:08 PM PST on March 4, 2024. L.A. County I VOTED sticker. By Joe Linton. Tomorrow is Election Day. Voters in L.A. County head to the polls to select councilmembers, state legislative offices, and much more. With presidential primaries pretty much decided, and no high profile governor or L.A. City mayor election, …Feb 15, 2024 · At a press conference yesterday morning, next to Skid Row's busy Fire Station 9, firefighter union leaders announced their opposition to L.A. City Measure HLA, the Healthy Streets L.A. initiative. According to the L.A. Times, United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112 (UFLAC) leaders say they plan to spend at least $100,000 against ... Monday’s Headlines. 10:01 AM PDT on March 11, 2024. L.A. LAPD LAPD Sergeant Fired at Jermaine Petit from Inside Patrol Vehicle, Sparking Contagious Fire from Officer Who Knew Petit Was Unarmed. Despite having been advised by his partner officer that 39-year-old Jermaine Petit was not carrying a gun, officer Daryl Glover Jr. raised his arms and fired at least one shot at Petit's back anyways. 2023 L.A. City Traffic Deaths [330] Surpassed Murders [32...

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