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Scooter Style

By Jenni Simcoe — November 10, 2010 — 13 Comments

Whether it’s to be stylish, to be green or just to get around, Downtown is undergoing a scooter revolution.


Regional Connector Update Metro

Regional Connector at Metro Board

By Eric Richardson — October 28, 2010 — 8 Comments

Metro's Board of Directors this afternoon voted to approve a fully-underground Regional Connector without a station at 5th and Flower.


Regional Connector Update Metro

Regional Connector Goes to Metro Board

By Eric Richardson — October 26, 2010 — 11 Comments

After two and a half years of public input, Metro's board will get the final say Thursday on how planning should proceed for the Regional Connector.


LA Live Way Eric Richardson

Cherry Street Out, L.A. Live Way In

By Eric Richardson — October 19, 2010 — 5 Comments

Cherry Street became a historical sidenote on Monday, as the short South Park's street's signs were changed to read "L.A. Live Way."


CicLAvia Eric Richardson

L.A.'s First CicLAvia Attracts Thousands

By Eric Richardson — October 10, 2010 — 32 Comments

A 7.5-mile ribbon of streets passing through Downtown filled with a steady stream of cyclists and those on foot on Sunday for Los Angeles' first CicLAvia.


cicLAvia

By David Markland — October 08, 2010 — 6 Comments

If you're taking part in CicLAvia Sunday, it's a good thing you won't be worries about traffic - you have a full schedule ahead of you.


Metro's Proposed Division 13 Bus Facility

By blogdowntown Staff — October 08, 2010

Metro this week was awarded $47.75 million in federal funds that it intends to use for a new bus facility across the street from Union Station.


LA Streetcar Rendering LA Streetcar Inc

Visualizing a Downtown Streetcar

By Eric Richardson — October 01, 2010 — 42 Comments

At a Thursday fundraiser, the streetcar project showed off a new video that includes renderings of what the system would look like travelling Downtown streets.


2010 Triathlon

By David Markland — September 28, 2010 — 15 Comments

Triathalon's cycling and running segments to close off Downtown streets between 7:30am and noon on Sunday.


Regional Connector Map

By Eric Richardson — September 24, 2010 — 21 Comments

The first of two public hearings for recently-released Regional Connector environmental documents will take place next Tuesday in Little Tokyo.


CicLAvia

By David Markland — September 23, 2010 — 13 Comments

An eight-mile ribbon of streets passing through Downtown will be closed to cars on October 10th and made available for pedestrians, skateboarders and cyclists.