First published in the Sept. 18 print issue of the Burbank Leader.
As the woman walked down the street where her 19-year-old daughter had died, people watched.
She was accompanied on Tuesday by roughly 60 other demonstrators: family members, friends and sympathetic Burbank residents who knew or had heard of the three people killed last month in a car crash on Glenoaks Boulevard and Andover Drive. Speeding on Glenoaks — on which the procession marched before turning to city hall — has long been an issue the local community has experienced for years, some said, and something needed to be done to prevent further deaths. Continue reading “Anti-Speeding Advocates Call for Safety Measures”
Burbank police arrested a 19-year-old Burbank resident this week after he was charged with three counts of murder for allegedly driving a vehicle the department said caused a crash that killed three people.
As the city continues to improve alternative transportation methods in West Glendale, other large-scale projects are getting underway.
Glendale aims to collect public input on a pair of proposed protected bike lanes that would be installed along Glenoaks Boulevard, along with connecting paths on Western and Grandview avenues. Ideally, the city would like to complete the Glenoaks modification in conjunction with a dedicated bus rapid transit lane along the boulevard.
At present, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to use the Glenoaks lanes abutting the center grass median as a dedicated BRT route that will ultimately bridge a North Hollywood-Pasadena City College route.