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Metro Delays Decision on Wilshire Closures for Cut-and-Cover Work

Metro Delays Decision on Wilshire Closures for Cut-and-Cover Work Councilmember Ryu Backs Community Groups Demanding Traffic and Noise Studies Metro has agreed to do a full study on the traffic impact of their recent proposal to accelerate the completion of the cut-and-cover … Continue reading

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Subway Construction Update ~ August 2015

  Click on image to enlarge. Subway Construction Update ~ August 2015: •Metro proposes converting Cloverdale and Ridgeley to one-way streets north of Wilshire to create additional on-street parking •MMRA protests Metro buses using 8th Street At the Purple Line … Continue reading

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Q & A: An interview with Mindy Lake and Michael Cortez, members of Metro’s Construction Relations Team

Q & A: On the Front Lines of Subway Construction in the Miracle Mile An interview with Mindy Lake and Michael Cortez, members of Metro’s Construction Relations Team After almost two years of advanced utility relocation (and a couple more to … Continue reading

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Subway Construction Update: Violent Robbery Complicates Effort to Keep Bank of America Parking Lot Open

  Northwest corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. [Google Maps]  Subway Construction Update: Violent Robbery Complicates Effort to Keep Bank of America Parking Lot Open Work is underway at the northwest corner of Wilshire and La Brea to prepare a … Continue reading

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Preliminary Results of Miracle Mile Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan

Preliminary Results of Miracle Mile Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan In October 2014 the Miracle Mile Residential Association [MMRA] commissioned a “Neighborhood Traffic Mitigation Plan” of the Miracle Mile. The MMRA selected Gibson Transportation Consulting, Inc. to prepare a comprehensive study … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile Spotlight: Milk Jar Cookies

From the MMRA Newsletter, March 15, 2015: Miracle Mile Spotlight: Milk Jar Cookies It’s not just the assortment of delicious cookies and the playful rustic touches of the décor that make you feel like you’re back home again in Indiana when you … Continue reading

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MMRA Meets with Metro • Seeks to Shift Nighttime Utility Relocations to Daytime Hours

  MMRA Meets with Metro Seeks to Shift Nighttime Utility Relocations to Daytime Hours Miracle Mile Residential Association President James O’Sullivan and Vice President Ken Hixon met with representatives of Metro and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation [LADOT] on … Continue reading

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Subway Construction Update: A United Front

Subway Construction Update: Beverly Wilshire and La Brea/Hancock Homeowners Associations Endorse MMRA Position on Nighttime, Sunday, and Holiday Subway Construction Beverly Wilshire Homes Association and the La Brea/Hancock Homeowners Association have both approved motions endorsing the policy of the Miracle … Continue reading

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Angry Residents Confront Metro Officials at Noise Meeting

Subway Construction Update Angry Residents Confront Metro Officials at Noise Mitigation Meeting On May 27, Metro held a meeting of the Purple Line Extension advisory group at the Petersen Museum. On the agenda was Metro’s mitigation plan for construction noise … Continue reading

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Petition Drive to Stop Nighttime Subway Construction Going Strong

Hundreds of Miracle Mile Residents Join the Fight to Stop Nighttime Subway Construction Last month the Miracle Mile Residential Association [MMRA] launched a petition drive to stop nighttime, Sunday and holiday construction for the Purple Line Subway Extension – which … Continue reading

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