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SGV Connect 91 – Damien and Kris, One Last TimeBy Damien Newton and Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
SBLA SGV reporter Kris Fortin is moving on to a full-time position with Santa Ana Active Streets
Five-Mile 626 Golden Streets Returns May 1 to South Pasadena, Alhambra, San GabrielBy Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
After a two and a half year stoppage of all open street events in the San Gabriel Valley, 626 Golden Streets is set to return May 1.
SGV Connect 90 – Changes to Garvey Ave in Monterey ParkBy Damien Newton and Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
Jennifer Tang and Edwin Sun give an update on the project and discuss some of the challenges advocating for a better project on Garvey Avenue in Monterey Park.
Draft Pasadena Pedestrian Plan Public Feedback Period EndsBy Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
The 'Pasadena Walks!' plan identifies 10 high priority corridors, multiple high priority crossings and multiple secondary corridors
Pasadena Makes Progress on Getting Local Control Over State Route 710 StubBy Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
From 1965-1974, when the state started buying up land through eminent domain for and pushing out residents, more than 4,000 residents were displaced and and more than 1,500 homes were destroyed.
SGV Connect 88 – Looking Forward and Backwards with the Streetsblog EditorsBy Damien Newton, Kristopher Fortin, Joe Linton and Melanie Curry | | No Comments
Melanie Curry and Joe Linton offer their insights on the big stories that shaped Streetsblog coverage in 2021 and predictions for 2022
Six SGV Projects Awarded $20 million in State Parks Grants, to Bring New and Expanded Parks to the AreaBy Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
Alhambra, Baldwin Park, Covina and unincorporated West Puente Valley will receive money to create new parks, or expand/renovate currently existing ones
Seven-City East SGV Project Recommended for $15 million for Bike/Ped, Bus, and First-Last Mile Measure M FundingBy Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
The East San Gabriel Valley Sustainable Multimodal Improvement Project would span Azusa, Claremont, Covina, Glendora, La Verne, Pomona, San Dimas
SGV Connect 87 : A New Cartography of Greater El MonteBy Kristopher Fortin and Damien Newton | | No Comments
Kris interviews Romeo Guzman with the South El Monte Art Posse
L.A. County Supervisors Approve $144 Million for Water Projects; $23 Million to Go to SGVBy Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
SGV multi-benefit water projects: Merced Ave. Greenway in South El Monte, Rio Hondo Restoration in Arcadia/Monrovia, Fairplex in Pomona, Finkbiner Park in Glendora, and Zamora Park in El Monte
SGV Connect 84 – El Monte Mutual Aid and Pop Up Lanes in AlhambraBy Damien Newton and Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
Welcome back to the SGV Connect podcast, this week Damien talks with Active SGV about a pop-up bike lane in Alhambra, but first Kris checks in with some of the leaders of a mutual aid organization in El Monte.
Caltrans SGV District Collecting Public Comments for Active Transportation PlanBy Kristopher Fortin | | No Comments
Caltrans is seeking public input in developing its local Active Transportation Plans. The L.A.-Ventura plan will identify locations for bicycle and pedestrian improvements on, across, or parallel to the state highway system.