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Parking Meter Eric Richardson

Downtown Parking Meter Rates Set to Double

By Eric Richardson — July 14, 2008 — 32 Comments

A parking meter ordinance change set for Tuesday's City Council agenda will raise meter rates across the city, with rates Downtown doubling. Parking meters in the...


curb Ed Fuentes

Short Term Parking Pays Off in the Arts District

By Ed Fuentes — July 10, 2008 — 3 Comments

Along Traction Ave near 3rd St, where gourmet sausage restaurant Wurstküche’s take-out café is to open in mid-August, the curb has been designated a 15 minute parking...


The Moderator Ed Fuentes

Broadway Project Announces Charrette, New Director

By Ed Fuentes — July 06, 2008 — 4 Comments

Last week, Councilman José Huizar led a panel discussion on "Bringing Back Broadway" that served as primer, but made a clear connection with the role the return...


Dodger Parking Lots

By Eric Richardson — June 25, 2008 — 13 Comments

At the City Council's Transportation committee today, a representative from the Dodgers was clear on the organizations view that public transportation to the stadium...


Dodger Parking Lots Eric Richardson

City Proposes to Pick Up the Tab for Dodger Transit

By Eric Richardson — June 22, 2008 — 14 Comments

The Times today includes a story saying that the city and the Dodgers have reached an agreement for providing transit into Dodger Stadium for the remainder of the...


3rd Street Tunnel

By Eric Richardson — June 18, 2008

On June 18th, 1968, the 3rd street tunnel reopened to traffic after a nine month closure in which the tunnel was extended 118 feet. The work was part of $22.8 million...


Bicycle Rack Install

By Eric Richardson — June 16, 2008 — 4 Comments

A pair of new bike racks showed up on Spring street today, in front of 626 Gallery. They were placed in orange markings that had been put down way back in September...


Jim Graebner

By Eric Richardson — June 13, 2008 — 3 Comments

Last month, hundreds of people interested in the idea of a Downtown streetcar gathered at the Orpheum Theatre for the Los Angeles Streetcar Workshop.

Those who...


the jig

By Ed Fuentes — June 13, 2008 — 2 Comments

One of the last city intersections be signalized for pedestrians and traffic is now home to a new pocket park. It's located across from the California Endowment...


Another Sidewalk Closure Eric Richardson

Blocked Sidewalk Next to Ralphs Shows Little Concern for Pedestrians

By Eric Richardson — June 11, 2008 — 15 Comments

A stretch of sidewalk next to Downtown's new Ralphs is closed due to construction, leaving pedestrians inconvenienced and creating an unsafe situation as walkers...


Downtown Filming

By Eric Richardson — June 10, 2008 — 29 Comments

The Historic Core gets a major television shoot this week, as the CBS show "Criminal Minds" moves into town for a location stay spanning Wednesday through Friday...