City of Long Beach Recognized by Planning Association for Work Creating “More Livable Communities”

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The City of Long Beach will be recognized by the American Planning Association next month for four planning projects and initiatives “demonstrating outstanding planning work that serves to create more livable, vibrant and inclusive communities,” city officials announced recently.
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Long Beach Transit Receives State Funding for More Zero-Emission Battery Electric Buses, Expanded Service

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Long Beach Transit was among 28 recipients of $2.6 billion in state grants meant to expand transit and rail projects working to become faster, frequent, and more reliable.
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Long Beach Office of Sustainability Partners with Nonprofit to Host Smart Homebuyer Workshops

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The Long Beach Office of Sustainability and nonprofit Green Education Inc. are partnering up to host two “Smart Homebuyer Workshops” this month to support homeowners and new homebuyers in making their homes healthy, comfortable and environmentally friendly.
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Long Beach Launches Free Shuttle Service That Uses Gas-Free Electric Vehicles

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The City of Long Beach has launched a new downtown shuttle service that offers free rides in partnership with The Free Ride app using gas free electric vehicles.
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Long Beach Transit Receives $1.2 Million Grant to Buy Battery-Electric Buses

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Long Beach Transit (LBT) was one of 12 transit agencies statewide to receive a combined millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation to modernize and improve bus infrastructure throughout the country.
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We Are the Next’s Talk the Block to Feature Bixby Knolls’ Changing Culture

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Centered around the changing faces of the area, a Q&A with the owners of Lola’s Mexican Cuisine, Rasselbock Kitchen & Beer Garden, among others, and a scavenger hunt of the neighborhood will tell the story of the evolving corridor.
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Long Beach Transit Seeks to Improve Student Ridership

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Aiming to improve student ridership, Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced last Wednesday a partnership with students in Poly High School’s business program, Pacific Rim Academy.
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4th Street Corridor Alterations On the Way to Improve Pedestrian Safety, Beautify the Area

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A much needed crosswalk will be added to 4th Street’s Retro Row corridor thanks to a public-private partnership between the owners of The Social List and Lola’s Mexican Cuisine and the City of Long Beach.
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Broadway Corridor Project to Bring New Improvements in Long Beach

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Second Street in Alamitos Beach. File photo. More parking spaces and pedestrian- and bike-friendly roads will be coming to parts of Long Beach soon as city officials announced Friday that the Broadway Corridor Revitalization project is underway. The corridor...
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Metro to Consider Distributing Pre-Loaded TAP Cards to the Homeless, Domestic Violence Victims

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is looking at providing pre-loaded TAP cards to individuals experiencing homelessness or domestic violence victims throughout the county.

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