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Glassell Park's Decade-Long Effort at Building a Bus Shelter

No less than seven bus lines pass through the unusual piece of land that sits at the junction of three major roads in Glassell Park. This transit-rich island has been devoid of shade or seating for almost a decade.

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Taylor Yard Pedestrian Bridge: A 22 Year Old Project Gets Moving

Taylor Yard Pedestrian Bridge: A 22 Year Old Project Gets Moving

The proposed bikeway and pedestrian bridge would connect the neighborhoods of Cypress Park and Elysian Valley over the Los Angeles River.
25 Miles Yet to Be Developed Along L.A. River

25 Miles Yet to Be Developed Along L.A. River

With the new year comes renewed vigor as Omar Brownson, Executive Director of the Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation (LARRC), delivers a report on what to expect next fro ...
Great Blue Heron Rescued from the L.A. River

Great Blue Heron Rescued from the L.A. River

Unfortunately, fishing-line related injuries is a very common occurrence among birds.
Mixed Community Response to Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project

Mixed Community Response to Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project

Small business owners were concerned about quality of life issues and the buildings that will be demolished to make way for new construction.
Climate Change is Happening: Will L.A. Have Enough Water?

Climate Change is Happening: Will L.A. Have Enough Water?

More than just disappearing polar ice caps, climate change has far-reaching consequences, such as increased rates of allergies, diseases, and even death.
Garcetti's L.A. River Tour Goes On, Despite Rained-Out Kayak Plans

Garcetti's L.A. River Tour Goes On, Despite Rained-Out Kayak Plans

Mayor Eric Garcetti met with chief of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to discuss river restoration and revitalization efforts.
Ped-Friendly, River-Inclusive Warner Center Plan Approved by City Council

Ped-Friendly, River-Inclusive Warner Center Plan Approved by City Council

The Warner Center 2035 Plan is looking to make the Woodland Hills area more walkable and pedestrian friendly.
Weighing In on L.A. River ARBOR Study [Final Installment]; Last Week for Public Comment

Weighing In on L.A. River ARBOR Study [Final Installment]; Last Week for Public Comment

The public comment period for the study closes next Monday, November 18. As we ponder what else our ecosystem in Los Angeles needs, we asked a few people to help close our series.
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