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Bonin Seeking Increase in Developers’ Parking Fees in Venice...

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin has put forth a motion addressing the parking squeeze in Venice. Bonin in his November 12 motion asked for an increase in the “in-lieu fees” that developers have the option to pay instead of meeting parking requirements for real estate projects. The in-lieu fees were set in the Venice Coastal Zone Specific Plan development guidelines in 1999 at $18,000 per parking space and have not increased over the past 15 years as the area has experienced a real estate boom. “We need to get real about providing meaningful parking solutions in Venice so residents, customers, and tourists are able to park near their homes, businesses, and the boardwalk,” Bonin said Tuesday in...

posted on: Nov 18, 2014 | author: venicedispatch

Traffic Accident Venice and Oakwood

Five car pile – up on eastbound Venice Boulevard at Oakwood Avenue. Related posts: Oakwood Rec Center Teen Club Holds Gift Wrapping Fundraiser on Saturday 7th Annual Venice Picnic and Barbecue on Saturday at Oakwood...

posted on: Mar 10, 2014 | author: venicedispatch

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Venice by Hit-and-Run Driver...

A pedestrian was struck and killed early Friday morning in Venice by a hit-and-run driver, authorities said. An unidentified male was hit about midnight while crossing at the intersection of Venice and Lincoln boulevards, said Sgt. Ed Sun of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Division. A dark vehicle that struck the man fled westbound on Venice Boulevard and made a right turn at Marian Place, police said. A clerk at Day & Night Liquor on the southwest corner of the intersection said he heard a loud “boom” from behind the counter when the man was struck and customers rushed outside toward the intersection. The victim’s body remained covered with a white sheet about 3 a.m. near the...

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Venice by Hit-and-Run Driver
posted on: Sep 20, 2013 | author: venicedispatch

Four Bike Corrals Coming to Two Popular Venice Streets...

By Paul Chavez, Venice Dispatch Four on-the-street bike corrals that will convert automobile parking spaces into multi-bicycle parking hubs should be installed on two popular Venice streets by mid-year, a city official said Wednesday. The city plans to install a 3 1/2-foot-tall public bicycle corral in a 34-foot long public right-of-way space at 1201 Abbot Kinney Blvd., in front of  The Otheroom bar, that can hold up to 18 bicycles. The bike corral would replace current curb-side vehicular parking and a “Two Hour Parking” sign will be replaced by a “Bicycle Parking” sign. Another bike corral that can hold up to 12 bikes is planned for the 24-foot passenger loading zone at 1427 Abbot Kinney Blvd., in front...

Four Bike Corrals Coming to Two Popular Venice Streets
posted on: Jan 9, 2013 | author: venicedispatch