This week in livable streets – Streetsblog Los Angeles

T Committee, LA City TDM Hearingand more:

  • Varies LA County Public Health’s 2pm COVID-19 Briefings are one or two days a week. Check out the County Channel, Channel 94 on most cable systems, or through the County of Los Angeles Facebook page, where broadcast briefings are archived.
  • Tuesday 8/2 – The LA City Council Transportation Committee meets at 3 p.m. Details on the meeting agenda.
  • Tuesday 8/2 – The City of LA is holding a virtual open house and public hearing to draft the proposed update to the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program. According to the Department of City Planning, the proposed update to the TDM program aims to reduce the need for car journeys by increasing transportation options and accessibility throughout the city, providing environmental and public health benefits. In addition, new development projects of more than a certain size are needed to implement strategies such as supporting transportation, telecommuting, walking, car-sharing and other sustainable travel options that reduce car journeys. The virtual meeting will take place from 4 p.m. See DCP meeting announcement for access information and links to proposed regulation.
  • Continue next week Thursday 8/11 Metro will host two more meetings (one in person, one virtual) on the planned nine-mile Eastside L Line light rail extension from East LA to Whittier. On July 1, Metro released the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIR) for a 60-day review and comment period, after which the Metro Board will finalize plans for the project — selecting a “locally preferred alternative.” For information about projects and meetings, see Metro’s The Source. The upcoming hearings are as follows:
    Thursday 8/11 from 6-8 pm virtual meeting
    Wednesday 8/17 from 6-8pm at Whittier Community Center (Gymnasium) at 7630 Washington Avenue in Whittier
  • continuousJoin the Eastside Riders Bike Club at Ted Watkins Park in Watts for physical education for the whole family. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm See Facebook post for more details. Screenshot 2022-07-18 at 3.01.01 o'clock

Did we miss something? Is there anything we should list on future calendars? Email joe [at] streetblog.org

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