The (Classist, Racist) History of Jaywalking—And Why Policing It Should Stop

by    in Opinion
Love history? Click here for our full archives on the matter. **** Editor’s note: this article was updated on March 11, 2018, to reflect the case  Johnnie Jermaine Rush. There’s more to the word and law behind “jaywalking” than meets...
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Draft Plans Revealed for Revialization of Long Beach Stretch of LA River (Bridge Parks and Floating Boardwalks Included)

by    in Parks & Public Real Estate, Streets & Urban Design
Renderings courtesy of Tetra Tech and Perkins+Will. The revitalization of the Los Angeles River is moving forward as, following its creation by State Assemblymember Anthony Rendon nearly two years ago, the Lower LA River Working Group has compiled a draft...
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$11.1M Pedestrian Bridge in DTLB Continues to Take Shape Under Construction

by    in Parks & Public Real Estate, Streets & Urban Design
Photo by Brian Addison. Renderings courtesy of the City of Long Beach.  The construction of a $11.1M, 605-foot long pedestrian bridge along Seaside Way in DTLB officially started construction and will connect the Long Beach Convention’s west-facing walkway and...
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DTLB Adds Bar & Zip Code Crosswalk to Long Beach’s Collection of Creative Crossings

by    in Streets & Urban Design
Photo by Daniel Brezenoff. There’s been rainbows and piano keys and even tessellation artwork used to designate crosswalks throughout Long Beach. Well, the peeps over at Studio One Eleven have eschewed all of the above, opting for a cleaner, if...
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Long Beach Needs This: Oakland’s Pedestrian Safety Czar

by    in Longbeachize
Long Beach Needs This is a series that addresses 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 fostered by our worldly...