‘Slow Streets’ Program Options Discussed

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Stocker Street west of Pacific Avenue was selected as a Slow Street last year by the city, where there was a sign placed reminding motorists that the residential neighborhood was often used by pedestrians and cyclists. The city is considering whether — and how — to make the program permanent.

The City Council plans to continue looking at options to potentially make permanent the Slow Streets program that it piloted last year at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
The council had considered a number of options at its meeting Tuesday and ultimately sought more research on an additional batch of options that were brainstormed at the meeting. There was not a vote on Tuesday, but there likely will be eventually.
“People are, at this point, vested in the program,” Councilwoman Paula Devine said. “I’m for creating a permanent program.”

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LCF City Council Broaches Historic Preservation Discussion

Although it was only a study session, members of the City Council seemed to agree on the need and direction for establishing a more concrete historic preservation procedure in town.
“We should make efforts to identify and preserve our historic resources,” Mayor Michael Davitt said. “I think that’s a smart thing to do.” Continue reading “LCF City Council Broaches Historic Preservation Discussion”

Right Turn Could Speed Things Up

City officials hope a new right-turn pocket will at least slightly ease congestion at La Cañada Flintridge’s busiest intersection of Angeles Crest Highway and Foothill Boulevard.
On Tuesday night, after the update was discussed at the City Council meeting, crews finished painting the new lane, which will allow vehicles headed eastbound to turn directly onto the 210 Freeway without having to queue up behind cars lined up to drive straight on ACH.

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