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

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