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

L.A. Big 5K & Sketchers L.A. Marathon, March 18 & 19: Street/Lane Closures in Affected Areas

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The 2017 Sketchers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2017, with the L.A. 5K held the day before on Saturday, March 18, 2017.  The Marathon will begin at Dodger Stadium and follow a route that crosses into Downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, Westwood, Brentwood and Santa Monica. A complete list of … Read More

L.A. Big 5K and Skechers L.A. Marathon to be Held February 13 & 14, 2016: City to Restrict Filming Street/Lane Closures in Affected Areas

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The 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, February 14, 2016, with the L.A. 5K held the day before on Saturday, February 13, 2016. This is approximately one month earlier than similar past events. The Marathon will begin at Dodger Stadium and follow a route that crosses into Downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Hollywood, West … 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

Parking to the People: Reducing Filming’s Impact

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As anyone who’s ever worked in entertainment knows, filming on-location brings with it a special set of challenges.  One of those challenges is how to mitigate production’s impact on neighborhoods, which is something we at FilmL.A. make an everyday priority.   Our staff members are available 24/7 to respond to filming-related concerns, and we categorize all incoming calls, emails and … Read More