ADVISORY RE: LADOT OFF-STREET PARKING LOTS 

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More than a decade ago, leaders in the City of Los Angeles enacted a new policy allowing some city-owned properties to be used for free by the film industry. This includes some municipal buildings (i.e., City Hall) and city managed off-street parking lots.  Today, Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) manages over a hundred and fifteen off-street parking lots that are located everywhere from far north in … Read More

Main Forward Construction to Close Streets in DTLA

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FilmLA has received notice that construction associated with the Main Forward Project, an extension of the Main and Spring Forward Project, is scheduled to begin in the Downtown Los Angeles area in late October 2019.  Main Forward construction will take place on weekends and is expected to complete in early November. During construction, filming and related activities will be prohibited … Read More

Special Coordination for DTLA Construction of the Main & Spring Forward Project

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The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) in partnership with Councilmember Jose Huizar’s ‘DTLA Forward Initiative’ will begin the implementation of the Complete Streets project in Downtown L.A. where construction will take place along Spring Street from 1st to 8th Streets. The construction will improve intersections and crossings for pedestrians, upgrade existing bicycle lanes, reduce bus-bicycle conflict by relocating bicycle … Read More

Pedaling Good Will – Industry and Bike Advocates Working Together

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Recently, Los Angeles City Hall devised a plan to create a network of safe bicycle lanes throughout the city. Last autumn, using federal funding, the City created a new bike lane downtown on Spring Street. The federally-supported lane was painted a government-mandated shade of iridescent green in order to distinguish the lane from those used by cars. The filming community, … Read More