Los Feliz Neighborhood Council

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Transportation & Mobility Committee — April 2017

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  1. Call to Order. Roll Call.
  2. Committee Chair’s Comments.
  3. Pubic Comments on Non-Agenda Items.
  4. Discussion and Possible Action On:
    1. Street Safety on Commonwealth South of Avocado and North of Price Street.
    2. Street Safety on Hoover between Sunset Dr. and Fountain Ave.
    3. Street Safety at the intersection of Franklin Blvd. and Western Ave.
    4. Beachwood Canyon Being Closed to Visitors.
    5. Outreach/Education Surrounding the New Observatory DASH.
    6. LAMP (New LAX Transportation Plan) LAX_LAMP_Map_FINAL.pdf
    7. Request to LADOT for updates on Los Feliz Projects/Studies/Requests.
  5. Updates/Discussion/Possible Action on Previous Committee Actions
    1. Sunset Dr. at Vista Intersection Pilot Plaza.
    2. Speeding Enforcement.
    3. Greek Theatre Traffic & Parking.
    4. King Middle School Safety.
    5. Vision Zero Action Plan
  6. Approval Previous Meeting’s Minutes.
  7. Adjourn

7 Days a Week DASH Service to the Observatory and Paid Parking

Starting Tuesday, March 21st, the Griffith Observatory DASH bus will be operating 7 days a week, while paid parking is being implemented at the Observatory.

The DASH bus service will go from the Vermont/Sunset Metro Station all the way up to the Observatory, going mostly along Hillhurst Ave. before heading West along Los Feliz Blvd. and then going into the park along Vermont Ave.

The fare is 50 cents (35 cents with a TAP card), running every 20 minutes Monday through Friday from noon to 10 p.m. and on weekends from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Parking closest to the Griffith Observatory will now be $4/hr, with the revenue going directly to continual traffic improvements at Griffith Park as part of the Griffith Park Transportation Plan, such as the expanded DASH service.

The Griffith Park Transportation Plan was vetted by park leadership with residents and other stakeholders for the past few years, including at several meetings hosted by the Los Feliz Neighborhood Council and the Los Feliz Improvement Association, among others.

No word yet on when the proposed DASH Los Feliz and DASH Hollywood routes will go into effect or what the final routes will be.

Environmental Affairs Committee Meeting — February 2017

  1. CALL TO ORDER. ROLL CALL. (1 minute)
  2. Approve last month’s minutes (1 minute)
  3. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items (5 minutes)
  4. Presentation/Discussion: Gerry Hans – founder, Friends of Griffith Park. He will speak on the issue of the use of rodenticide in residential and city property. (20 minutes)
  5. Presentation/Discussion/Possible Action: Nello DiGiandomenico – LFNC District D representative and chair of the Cultural Affairs committee. He will discuss the Seattle City Council’s move to divest from Wells Fargo due to DAPL financing and whether Los Angeles City Council should do the same, starting with a letter of support from the Environmental Committee. (15 minutes)
  6. Presentation/Discussion/Possible Action: Matthew Luery – LFNC chair of the Public Works committee. He will fill us in on his committee’s free tree planting project and we will decide if we would like to collaborate on it. (15 minutes)
  7. Recap of LFNC meeting specifically the status of our three agenda items: letter of support for Food and Water Watch, letter of support with suggestions for the GP Southern Railroad turf reduction project, and the $1000 outreach money for the children’s bike skills workshop. (5 minutes)
  8. Discussion/Possible Action – Vote on type of item to offer as a giveaway at the bike skills workshop. If you are suggesting an item, please have a (ballpark) price quote from a vendor (preferably local to cut down on shipping costs and to promote Los Angeles area businesses) since we will be voting on the amount to spend as well. We will also be considering if the item should be bike skills workshop specific or “evergreen” in case we have leftover items. (30 minutes)
  9. MOTION: Adjourn