Road work continues on massive overhaul of Broadway corridor in Long Beach

by    in Opinion, Streets & Urban Design
Photo by Brian Addison. Above: workers begin construction on Broadway at Falcon. Over a year after the announcement that the Broadway Corridor between Junipero and Alamitos Avenues would be receiving a massive and much-needed overhaul, work has formally begun...
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‘I Can’t Go Everywhere that I Thought I Could Go’: When Black and Brown Cyclists Need Safety from More than Traffic

by    in Streets & Urban Design, Streetsblog LA
All photos by Sahra Sulaiman/Streetsblog L.A. Above: Slimm, 25, Los Ryderz member, at Ted Watkins Park in Watts.  “I knew where I was,” muses Slimm, the 25-year-old road captain from the Los Ryderz Bike Club regarding his fateful decision to roll past 65th on Broadway...

The Highlight of the Broadway Project in Long Beach Isn’t More Parking—the Real Gem Is that We’re Getting an Entirely New Street

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Photo by Brian Addison I didn’t write about the City of Long Beach beginning on one of Long Beach’s biggest infrastructural projects—renovating and basically replacing one of Broadway’s most pedestrian-heavy stretches—because, well, I had already written about it. But...
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