‘I Can’t Go Everywhere that I Thought I Could Go’: When Black and Brown Cyclists Need Safety from More than Traffic

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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...

Long Beach Needs This: LA’s Proposed Street Sweeping App Prevents You From Getting a Ticket

by    in Out & About, Streets & Urban Design
This is part of our ongoing Long Beach Needs This series that seeks to address two things: Long Beach’s infamous “Manhattanitis,” where our people tend to stick to all-things-Long-Beach while rarely stepping outside and two, highlights great accomplishments, spaces, restaurants, and ideas...

Long Beach Rents Continue to Rise, Now Averaging Same Cost as Los Angeles for First Time Ever

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Uh-oh. Again. In the most recent data released through Apartment List’s annual report this month, Long Beach’s rent continued to rise—though not quite at the same level as last year. 2016 saw an exorbitant 10.8% increase in rents year-over-year,...
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