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Alumni Avenue Traffic Calming

Alumni Avenue is a fairly pleasant street to cycle on due to low traffic volumes, this is perhaps why the street is a designated bike route. However, this doesn’t mean the street couldn’t be made better for cycling or benefit … Continue reading

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Learning from Hermosa Avenue

David and Helen Gustavson are the powerhouses behind Wiota Circle, that little jewelbox of color and texture off the 134 on ramp. Helen chose the plantings. David masterminded the erecting of the Eagle Rock replica monument. This was a labor … Continue reading

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Some Simple Facts

In California, every traffic collision is entered into theĀ  Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System, and that data is made available online. These documents compile SWITRS data for Colorado Boulevard in Los Angeles, between Eagledale and Avenue 64. This three-mile stretch … Continue reading

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Can Colorado Boulevard become Civilized?

An earlier post, Colorado Boulevard as a Green Street, showed two different versions of Colorado Boulevard in Northeast Los Angeles. Plans and sections by SALT Landscape Architects contrasted the existing condition on Colorado Boulevard, where three lanes are devoted to … Continue reading

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What exactly might a bumpout look like….?

Just for fun, we asked Andy Wilcox to illustrate what Colorado Boulevard might look like, without a third lane for traffic. These quick illustrations show a section of Colorado just West of Renaissance Arts Academy. A third

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Re-imagining Colorado Boulevard

What if the citizens of Eagle Rock really took over the streets? What if we really painted the town? I have been thinking about a comment Joan MacNeil made on this forum a while ago. She suggested having the bike … Continue reading

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