Latest News Articles from May 2014

From the US Census Bureau via Planetizen:

Biking to Work Increases 60 Percent Over Last Decade, Census Bureau Reports

“Nationwide, the number of people who traveled to work by bike increased roughly 60 percent over the last decade, from about 488,000 in 2000 to about 786,000 during the 2008-2012 period.”

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/american_community_survey_acs/cb14-86.html

From The Atlantic City Lab:

In the Pedways of Los Angeles Past, a Vision of a Pedestrian-Friendly Future

“Despite its reputation, L.A. has deep walkable roots.”

http://www.citylab.com/commute/2014/05/in-the-pedways-of-los-angeles-past-a-vision-of-a-pedestrian-friendly-future/371220/

From the San Fernando Valley Business Journal:

Westfield Village Outdoor Plans Released

“Outdoor design plans for Westfield Group’s $350 million mall expansion in Woodland Hills were unveiled on Monday, with the company adopting a style that pays homage to San Fernando Valley’s agricultural roots.”

http://www.sfvbj.com/news/2014/may/19/westfield-village-outdoor-plans-released/

From the LA Times:

Upscale open-air mall planned at Warner Center

“Construction has begun on an upscale open-air mall at Warner Center, a key step in a roughly 50-year quest to build a downtown for the sprawling San Fernando Valley.”

http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-property-report-20140529-story.html

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