I’ve written two pieces for lastreetsblog about Metro & Caltrans’ public outreach around possible extension of the 710 freeway. I think that the so-called ‘gap’ is really an opportunity to invest in transit and better streets for pedestrians & cyclists…
I attended a public meeting on the future of transportation in the so-called ’710 gap’ area. Most attendees want better transit and greener, living streets, not a freeway extension/ tunnel. I wrote about the meeting for Streetsblog LA.
The Hollywoood farmers markets, one of the social and food hearts of the City of Los Angeles is under threat. An adjacent property owner is objecting to the market’s use of its long-time location on Ivar street. Negotiations are underway…
Robert Gottlieb will be a guest tonight on Warren Olney’s “Which Way, L.A.” show on KCRW speaking about low income farmers markets and the current issues surrounding the Hollywood Farmer’s market. The show will premier at 7:00 pm PST, and…
Opinion piece on the possibility of improving the streets of Eagle Rock. Basically, treat them like valuable public space and as places people want to be near, rather than as sewers to rush cars along.
We want you & your best ideas for planning & making Los Angeles a better place. Join UEPI at Occidental College on December 1 for a Q&A session with recently-appointed L.A. City Planning Director Michael LoGrande and L.A. Times architecture…
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I wrote a piece for Patch Eagle Rock about the food environment in the neighborhood.
I wrote an opinion piece on the proposed high speed rail line that will come through Los Angeles for the Eagle Rock Patch website . I’m for high speed rail as a general point, but hope the line is oriented…
CicLAvia turns LA streets into safe, fun places for walking, bicycling, jogging, and enjoying exciting outdoor activities. By making some roadways temporarily car-free, CicLAvia opens the streets to the public from 10am to 3pm on October 10, 2010. For more…
As they spread from the East Side to neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles – and increasingly across the country – food trucks have emerged as the latest example of the new forms of food access, a key food justice issue. Giulia…