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Regional Connection 2

By Eric Richardson — February 26, 2008 — 32 Comments

Of the eight "Build Alternatives" presented at tonight's public meeting on the proposed Regional Connector, five would run trains through Downtown on surface streets...


Blurred Bus

By Eric Richardson — February 26, 2008 — 9 Comments

Council today approved the recommendations of a Downtown DASH study that would reroute the DASH A, eliminate the City Hall Shuttle and use a freed up bus to create...


3rd Street Tunnel

By Eric Richardson — February 22, 2008 — 3 Comments

This weekend's tunnel closure report is brought to you by Mercedes, since that's whose commercial will be impacting your mobility.

Tomorrow the 2nd street tunnel...


By Eric Richardson — February 21, 2008 — 43 Comments

Connector routing as art: a sketch by former LADOT Assistant GM James Okazaki.

Next week Metro is holding a pair of meetings on the Regional Connector, a project...


Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

By Eric Richardson — February 14, 2008 — 30 Comments

Last night the Bringing Back Broadway Trustees held their first meeting high above Downtown in City's Hall Tom Bradley room. The group was created last month to...


Bicycle at Radio Hill

By Eric Richardson — February 12, 2008 — 1 Comment

How can the city of Los Angeles better plan for bicycles? That was the question in front of a joint council meeting today, as the city's Planning and Land Use Management...


By Eric Richardson — February 08, 2008 — 13 Comments

Yesterday the CRA Board approved a $60,000 expansion of its contract with the IBI Group, the consultants working on plans for a new streetcar in Downtown. The group...


New Racks

By Eric Richardson — February 05, 2008 — 1 Comment

The Arts District looks to get a little more bike friendly soon, with markings for bike racks showing up this week. The neighborhood is already heavily biked,...


Second Street Sidewalk

By Eric Richardson — February 03, 2008 — 2 Comments

As I started reading Christopher Hawthorne's piece on pedestrian unfriendly street changes near LAMCA, I was thinking to myself, "This is just like 2nd street....


Someone didn't get the memo...

By Eric Richardson — February 03, 2008 — 1 Comment

It was a little over a week ago that Flexcar/Zipcar announced it was pulling out of Southern California, but you wouldn't know it to see this lot on Hope street...


Second Street Activation

By Eric Richardson — February 01, 2008 — 3 Comments

Wednesday we wrote about the proposed widening on Second Street. The shot above is a rendering of a idea for activating that stretch of sidewalk, done in 2006 for...