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Santa Monica to Offer Its Own E-Bike Rebates

Beginning spring 2024, the city will offer a limited number of vouchers up to $2,000 to Income-qualified residents for e-bikes and accessories.

September 15, 2023

SGV Connect 116: Strategic Parking Plan and Safe Parking in Pasadena

This week's focus is parking in Pasadena - including interviews on safe parking for folks residing in cars, and Pasadena's proposed citywide parking plan - featuring parking expert Don Shoup

August 30, 2023

SGV Connect 115: Connie Tamkin and the SGV Community Land Trust

This podcast covers a lot of information about various land trust models and their place in advocating for and providing housing options in a supply-restricted market, so it's a great primer for someone not well-versed in this issue!

July 26, 2023

Another Big Night for Streetsblog LA at the LA Press Club Awards

For the sixth time in nine years, and the third year in a row, the Los Angeles Press Club named Streetsblog Los Angeles as the “Best Blog” at their annual awards banquet.

June 26, 2023

SGV Connect 113 : Regional Connector Opens and Track Construction Finishes on the Gold Line

On Saturday, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority will host a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the light rail track system for the 9.1-mile, four-station Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Glendora to Pomona.

June 23, 2023

Santa Monica’s Ocean Ave Protected Bikeway Installation Captures the World’s Attention

On May 27, the city of Santa Monica tweeted a video of a machine smoothly and quickly laying down the concrete barrier for a protected bike lane.

June 15, 2023

SaMo Councilmember Brock Yanks Motion Calling for More Info/Options on 17th Street Bike/Ped Project

Before the meeting, Council inboxes were flooded by emails generated by dueling action alerts.

June 14, 2023

SaMo Councilmembers Ask for Report on Bike/Ped Project…Before Construction Is Completed

Santa Monica City Councilmembers Phil Brock and Oscar de la Torre are asking city staff to report “regarding bicycle and pedestrian improvements installed on 17th Street from Pico to Wilshire.”

June 13, 2023