City Planning’s David Somers filled us in a couple of weeks ago on the release of the draft EIR for the First Year Bicycle Lanes project. While AB 2245 exempt bicycle lanes from CEQA, it still requires a public hearing process and traffic/safety assessments in order to file the exemption.
Those hearings will be occurring as follows:
February 13, 2013, 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Los Angeles River Center & Gardens
570 West Avenue 26
Los Angeles, CA 90065
February 14, 2013, 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Caltrans District 7 Building, Room 01.040 A, B and C
100 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
February 19, 2013, 6 pm to 8:30 pm
LADOT Western Parking Enforcement Office,
11214 W. Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
February 21, 2013, 6 pm to 8:30 pm
North Hollywood Regional Library
5211 Tujunga Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
As a refresher, the First Year Bicycle Lanes project includes the city’s first protected bicycle lanes as part of the MyFig streetscape project, a continuous bikeway from Hollywood through Silver Lake and Echo Park to Downtown, and strategic gap closures in the existing bicycle lane network. Somers also discusses the approval process going forward in another blog post.
Make sure to attend the meetings and have your voice heard on this exciting process.