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News for Your Neighborhood: Infrastructure & Policy Updates

1/27/22




General LA


Save with Metro





While fares have resumed for buses, Metro has ways to save! This piece from LAist shares how you may qualify for special programs created for subsidizing public transit costs. Read about it below.




LA River Restoration



The project aims to restore 11 miles of the river, from Griffith Park to downtown Los Angeles, including the creation and re-establishment of fresh water marsh habitat to support wildlife, according to the city's Bureau of Engineering. Read the ways the city plans to spend the $28 million in funding below.








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



Alameda Street esplanade



Last year, Metro broke ground on the nearly $30-million Eastside Access Improvement Project, which among other streetscape improvements surrounding 1st/Central Station, will add a tree-lined esplanade for pedestrians and cyclists along Alameda Street. Later this year, a similar range of improvements are slated to begin construction on the segment of Alameda Street which flanks the main entrance to Union Station. Take a look at the renderings of updates to come.






San Gabriel Valley (Pasadena, SouthPas, Pomona)


Pasadena parking garage transforms into condos



The project, which is being built by Octane Development, is transforming a concrete parking structure at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Cordova Street into 48 residential units. That total includes 16 townhouse-style dwellings seated above the garage and 32 homes built along the perimeter of the now five-story building.








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