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L.A.'s Strategy for 'Safe, Mobile, and Sustainable' Streets

Streets LA General Manager Adel Hagekhalil lays out his priorities and plans for transforming Los Angeles into a system of world-class streets.
October 1, 2019, 8am PDT | Clare Letmon
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From street sweeping and pothole filling to urban forestry and heat islands, the Bureau of Street Services (Streets LA), is the city agency charged with tackling the diverse challenges of maintaining the City of LA’s streets, curbs, and sidewalks. Almost one year into his appointment as general manager and director of Streets LA, Adel Hagekhalil discusses the Bureau’s recently released five-year Strategic Plan.

With an emphasis on sustainably providing Angelenos with safer streets, access, and mobility, Hagekhalil lays out his priorities and plans for transforming L.A. into a system of world-class streets, commenting:

"We [StreetsLA] see ourselves as an agency that will make the life of Angelenos better by transforming our streets to world class, reducing risk and liability to make streets safe, and creating a climate-resilient street network with more trees and shade."

Read the full interview at The Planning Report.

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Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in The Planning Report
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