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LA Streetcar Rendering

By Eric Richardson — February 25, 2011 — 1 Comment

City Council today approved $1 million for the L.A. Streetcar, money that will go toward preliminary engineering and environmental documents.


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Metro Purchasing Union Station for $75 Million

By Eric Richardson — February 24, 2011 — 1 Comment

Metro will purchase Los Angeles' historic 1939 Union Station for $75 million in a deal that was approved by the agency's board earlier today.


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$1 Million for Streetcar Up for Friday Vote

By Eric Richardson — February 23, 2011 — 3 Comments

The L.A. Streetcar could take a small step forward on Friday as the City Council votes on $1 million in funding that would go to preliminary engineering.


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Union Station Purchase Back on Metro Agenda

By Eric Richardson — February 22, 2011 — 1 Comment

Metro's board of directors will again discuss a possible purchase of Los Angeles' historic Union Station on Thursday, but only in closed session.


New Credit Card Meter on 9th

By Eric Richardson — February 15, 2011 — 2 Comments

Bids to implement the city's ambitious ExpressPark parking management pilot for Downtown came in high, so LADOT is having to rework some of the numbers.


Filming Closure at 4th and Main Eric Richardson

Grammys, Filming Bring Sunday Closures

By Eric Richardson — February 11, 2011 — 8 Comments

Live Downtown and have somewhere to be on Sunday? Plan your route carefully, as the Grammy Awards and filming will have a number of streets shut down.


Paris Bicycle Infrastructure

By Eric Richardson — February 10, 2011 — 11 Comments

The city is getting set to spend $500k to study where "integrated mobility hubs" might combine car sharing, bike sharing and bike parking in Downtown and Hollywood.


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Streetcar Backers Tout Economic Impact

By Eric Richardson — February 08, 2011 — 9 Comments

Streetcar backers hope that the jobs and development shown by an economic study released Tuesday will help convince the private sector to fund the project.


LA Streetcar Rendering

By Eric Richardson — February 07, 2011 — 5 Comments

Construction of the proposed L.A. Streetcar will generate 9,300 new jobs and $1.1 billion in new development according to study to be released Tuesday morning.


CicLAvia

By Lauren Mattia — February 02, 2011 — 2 Comments

After over 60,000 bike, skate, and other wheeled contraption enthusiasts enjoyed CicLAvia, dates have officially been announced for April, July, and October with expanded routes.


Ironheade

By Eric Richardson — February 02, 2011 — 2 Comments

Redbull's Soapbox Race is coming back to Downtown L.A., promising to again bring big crowds and big wipeouts to the course around 5th and Grand.



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