L.A. Urban Rangers Lead Sixth Street Bridge Exploration

The Los Angeles Urban Rangers are taking the intimidation factor out of exploring the L.A. River with a free guided tour beneath the historic Sixth Street bridge and into the river itself.

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L.A. River Revitalization Cost Increase Leaves City Pondering Its Way Forward

L.A. River Revitalization Cost Increase Leaves City Pondering Its Way Forward

Initially estimated to cost at $1.03 billion, Alternative 20 will now reportedly cost a total of $1.36 billion; with the city's cost share to be at most $1.183 billion.
L.A. River a Finalist for $1M Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Project

L.A. River a Finalist for $1M Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Project

If selected, this will be the latest in a line of ambitious art projects in the city that have found inspiration in its namesake waterway.
CicLAvia in the San Fernando Valley Debuts an LA River Component

CicLAvia in the San Fernando Valley Debuts an LA River Component

"It's all about connecting face to face. Our streets are great civic gathering spaces and so is our river."
Glendale One Step Closer to a Fully Recreational Riverfront

Glendale One Step Closer to a Fully Recreational Riverfront

Glendale might soon be the first city in greater Los Angeles to dedicate all of its riverfront to recreation. On March 3rd, the Glendale City council approved plans to enhance its ...
Out of Flux: Failing Boyle Heights Amid River Revitalization

Out of Flux: Failing Boyle Heights Amid River Revitalization

The tsunami of enthusiasm for concrete removal and eco-system restoration of the Los Angeles River may be giving short shrift to some communities.
Reimagining the Arroyo Seco as an Alternative Transportation Corridor

Reimagining the Arroyo Seco as an Alternative Transportation Corridor

The bikeway in the riverbed allows cyclists to speed through one point to another -- but doesn't allow them to enjoy the amenities that are just over the chain link fences.
Remembering Alex Baum: Visionary Voice for L.A. Cycling

Remembering Alex Baum: Visionary Voice for L.A. Cycling

"He was the number one driver of bicycling in the city, even prior to when the city had staff dedicated to bicycling."
City Council Considers New Financing Tool for L.A. River Revitalization

City Council Considers New Financing Tool for L.A. River Revitalization

This could mean money for more affordable housing, cleaning up polluted industrial land along the rivers, and more park space by the waterways.
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