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Infrastructure & Policy Updates for 8/26/21



August 26, 2021



INFRASTRUCTURE & POLICY UPDATES



Central LA (Includes East, Northeast, South Central, Mid-City)


NORTHEAST LA:

City of L.A. studies transportation improvements on Huntington Drive. You can help shape the future of Huntington Drive! First community meeting is happening Tuesday, August 31 from 6pm-7:30pm. Take the survey & learn more by clicking on the button below. Survey deadline is September 19th.


WEST ADAMS:

Bike lanes & pedestrian safety infrastructure coming to Adams Boulevard





San Gabriel Valley (Includes Pasadena, SouthPas, Pomona)


AZUSA TO POMONA:

Foothill Gold Line extension is over 1/3 complete





South Bay Cities (Includes Carson, Long Beach, Wilmington)


LONG BEACH- BELMONT SHORE:

Belmont Shore residential area among other Long Beach streets that could see speed reductions


LONG BEACH

Number of bikeshare hubs in Long Beach to double, thanks to LA Metro donation


WILLOWBROOK

Joe Linton reports: Metro’s Rosa Parks/Willowbrook Revamp Didn’t Quite Make Station Ped- and Bike-Friendly





Westside Cities (Includes WeHo, Culver City, Santa Monica, UCLA)


CULVER CITY:

Bike Culver City reports -

On Monday, 23 August, the Culver City Council voted 3-2 (Fisch, McMorrin, Lee) to direct staff to prepare plans to open the Jackson Ave gate to the Ballona Creek path. Staff will return in late September with more detailed plans. We are optimistic that the gate will be opened within a few months. Importantly, the council's motion insisted that the gate be opened 24/7. This will be the first at-grade opening in Culver City; all others involve hills. Bike Culver City, along with many allies, has fought for this change for years and years, and we are delighted with this outcome. Word on the street is that L.A. Councilmember Mike Bonin has agreed to open another Ballona Creek gate within his district if Culver City opens the Jackson Ave gate. We urge the public to remind him of this pledge!


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