The LA River is the single geographic feature that connects all of Los Angeles — from the San Fernando Valley to the Harbor. We’re proud to announce yet another milestone in our city’s efforts to reclaim the river with the opening of the west San Fernando Valley River Bikeway.
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Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima -
"We haven’t been able to capture what would make people want to walk along [Van Nuys]," [Councilman Fuentes] said. "That’s what would start making it really appealing to folks who bring in the capital."
Great LA Times write up on the momentum building in Pacoima along the Van Nuys Great Street segment.
IN THE WORKS: Mayor Garcetti being briefed by Los Angeles World Airports’ Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsey on new investments and plans to augment the range of services made available to travelers to LAX as we build a world-class airport worthy of a world-class city.
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“Garcetti gave Clinton credit for inspiring Los Angeles, under former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, to convert 144,000 street lamps to LED bulbs, reducing energy costs and cutting carbon emissions. The city now plans to install solar panels and Wi-Fi hot spots on the street lamps, Garcetti said.”
Los Angeles Times, April 3, 2014
“As mayor and the city’s CEO, I want to make sure that we hold every city department head accountable and measure their performance to save taxpayer dollars and deliver better services. I want Los Angeles to be the best run city in America.” - Mayor Eric Garcetti
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"These are places that people collectively want to bring back or, for the first time, kind of bring up."
-Mayor Eric Garcetti
Read the LA Times article “Mayor sets out to transform LA streets through “urban acupuncture”
#LAGreatStreets Council District 15: Gaffey St -
Gaffey St is the entrance to San Pedro and is its main artery, passing neighborhood restaurants and businesses as it makes its way through San Pedro to the southern tip of Los Angeles. Great Streets seeks to take advantage of existing improvements and planned investment to transform Gaffey…
Cesar Chavez Avenue in Boyle Heights is one of Los Angeles’ most active commercial corridors. Originally served by the Red Car system, Cesar Chavez has early 1900s tree-lined blocks of neighborhood-oriented shops, restaurants, and services. Great Streets seeks to strengthen the linkages between Cesar Chavez and the nearby Gold Line while improving the pedestrian and bicycle facilities in the area, proving residents better options for getting to and from the corridor.
#LAGreatStreets Council District 13: Hollywood Blvd -
Hollywood Blvd is a national destination and locus of activity for Angelenos and tourists alike, who come from far and wide for the Walk of Fame, the Chinese Theater, the Pantages Theater, and the Dolby Theater. Great Streets seeks to take advantage of this activity, building linkages with…