LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA(January 21, 2014) – The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) is pleased to announce the launch of People St, a citywide program for installing plazas, parklets and bicycle corrals.These below-the-curb projects transform underused roadway to create vibrant spaces in our neighborhoods.  People St is a competitive application program that provides eligible community organizations with a process to propose project locations and the information and tools to partner with the City to complete these projects.

“People St will foster a greater sense of community making streets more active and inviting places,” said LADOT General Manager Jon Kirk Mukri.

As part of the People St partnership, community partners play a vital role in conducting outreach to build neighborhood support, raising funds for materials furnishings and maintenance, and providing project site management.

LADOT is offering the following 90 minute information sessions:January 27, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., Marvin Braude Center,6262 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys

January 30, 2014 at 6 p.m., POLA High School, 250 W 5th St, San Pedro
February 3, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., Caltrans Building, 100 South Main St., Downtown LA
February 4, 2014 at 6 p.m., LADOT District Office, 6501 Fountain Avenue, Hollywood
February 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., Mar Vista Library, 12006 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista

The first application window will be open March 3—April 30.

For applications and information, please visit




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