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TRANSPORTATION STUDY WHAT HAPPENED The council heard...

TRANSPORTATION STUDY

WHAT HAPPENED

The council heard a report on a transit study completed by the

Arroyo Verdugo Cities Subregion, which includes the Burbank,

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Glendale, La Canada Flintridge, Pasadena and South Pasadena areas.

WHAT IT MEANS

The study found that there is an unmet need for better connections

between the Burbank-Glendale- Pasadena Airport, area transportation

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nodes and activity centers. The study also found service deficiencies

along the Buena Vista Street, Verdugo Avenue and Kenneth Road

corridors. Among the strategies proposed to improve local conditions:

a circular bus service to supplement the Metropolitan Transportation

Authority’s regional routes.

VOTE

The council voted 5-0 to approve for discussion purposes.

IZAY PARK PROJECT

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WHAT HAPPENED

The council approved construction plans and a contractor for the

George Izay Park Walk of Fame and Courtyard project. Mariposa

Horticultural Enterprises submitted the lowest bid at $176,343.

WHAT IT MEANS

The proposed Walk of Fame will recognize and honor contributions

to city sports programs made by volunteers and employees of the Park,

Recreation and Community Services Department. Names will be engraved

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in granite along the first and third baselines of one the park’s

baseball fields.

VOTE

The council voted 5-0 in favor.


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