Entries by LADOT Intern

Winnetka Ave. Street Improvements Workshop Summary

Thanks to everyone who attended our public workshop on the Winnetka Ave. street improvements! We appreciate all the constructive feedback and important local knowledge you shared with us. If you couldn’t make it, you can view the presentation boards here. The Winnetka Ave. street improvements project aims to increase safety, connectivity, and mobility options by […]

L.A. River Bike Path Repairs Beginning Soon

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation will be initiating repairs to the L.A. River Bike Path between Fletcher Dr. and Barclay St. (2.4 miles). LADOT expects work to begin in late September and continue for approximately one month, during which at least one side of the bike path will remain open for use. Repairs and […]

Getting ready to bike on the new Los Angeles Street

We have great news for everyone who cycles in Downtown Los Angeles– the construction of a protected bike lane on Los Angeles Street (from 1st Street to Alameda Street) has been completed. Woo-hoo! On June 16, a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Los Angeles Street Improvement Project was hosted by CD 14 Councilmember Jose Huizar, […]

Starting in Summer 2016: MyFigueroa Construction

The complete streets movement continues to gain momentum around the world and here at home in Los Angeles. Alongside People St, Great Streets Initiative, and Vision Zero, the Figueroa Corridor Streetscape Project, aka MyFigueroa, aims to create vibrant, safe streets across our city. After 6 years of careful planning and overcoming obstacles, MyFigueroa will transform the car-centric Figueroa Corridor into a complete street that […]

Biking-spiration from the Netherlands

Last month, City Hall was visited by a team of 10 business students from Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands. Hosted by Mayor Garcetti’s Great Streets Initiative, avid bicycle rider and Economics Professor Louis Uljee and his students discussed their latest research on biking in Los Angeles. The class spent their spring semester studying current transportation culture in Los Angeles and […]

My Commute: Palms to USC and DTLA

  When I moved from Deep Springs, California to LA for graduate school, friends and family shared concerns that without a car, my commute would be terrible. Well, I am happy to report that I have proved them all wrong! Yes, walking, biking, and taking public transit has its challenges, but so does driving (traffic […]