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Boost For Bikes: City Council Allows Car Parking To Be Swapped For Bike Spaces

Posted on 01/18/13

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Bike rack (Photo by via the LAist Featured Photos pool)

It took a long time but the Los Angeles City Council has passed an ordinance that will dramatically increase the number of parking spaces for bikes in new developments.

The Bike Parking Ordinance will allow new developments—both residential and commercial—to swap some parking spots for bikes in lieu of parking spots for cars. There are also rules standardizing bike parking space to ensure that they’re safe, secure and accessible.

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Expo Phase 2 Update

Posted on 01/13/13

Bel Air-Beverly Crest Community Council

The Exposition Construction Authority invites you to a construction and design update community meeting for Phase 2 of the Expo Line project. Stakeholders will receive information on upcoming construction activities and timelines.
 
The format will include a short presentation followed by an Open House session to facilitate dialogue and community input.

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City of Los Angeles Needs Pollworkers for the 2013 Municipal Elections

Posted on 01/08/13

Bel Air-Beverly Crest Community Council

City Clerk June Lagmay announced today that the Office of the City Clerk – Election Division is in need of approximately 3,000 additional pollworkers to staff polls for the 2013 Municipal Elections on March 5, 2013 and May 21, 2013.  The Election Division expects to place a total of 6,240 pollworkers to work these two elections and will place these pollworkers at polling locations in the jurisdiction of the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District, and/or the Los Angeles Community College District.

Pollworkers play an integral part in meeting voters’ needs by ensuring their neighbors have the opportunity to vote locally in their communities, an essential right and responsibility of American democracy.

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New California Laws Beginning in 2013

Posted on 01/02/13

Bel Air-Beverly Crest Community Council

We hope all you had a great New Years celebration with your friends and family. Please take a look at some of the new laws that took effect as of Jan 1, 2013 in our great state:
Cars and drivers Insurance: Drivers pulled over by police are permitted to show officers their proof of insurance on an electronic device, such as a smartphone.

Red-light cameras: New statewide guidelines prohibit use of the cameras primarily to raise revenue and make it easier for drivers to challenge tickets issued on evidence from the devices.

Texting: Drivers may dictate, send and listen to text-based communications as long as they use voice-command or other hands-free technology.

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