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Traffic and Safety Evaluation along Rowena Corridor

In January, 2017 my office entered into an agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates to conduct a thorough evaluation of traffic and safety conditions along the Rowena corridor and in adjacent communities, and start developing potential improvements to alleviate cut-though traffic to make sure we're keeping our neighborhoods safe for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists alike

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STATEMENT: Party House Ordinance Passes Public Safety Committee

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the Public Safety Committee passed an ordinance allowing for greater enforcement of so-called “Party Houses,” an issue that Councilmember David Ryu has championed over the past year. In November of 2016, City Council unanimously approved Councilmember Ryu’s motion instructing the City Attorney, in coordination with LAPD, to draft an ordinance regulating “Party Houses.” The ordinance now heads to the Planning and Land Use Management Committee, or PLUM, for a vote before heading to the City Council floor. Today, Councilmember Ryu released the following statement:

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PRESS RELEASE: Ryu Motion on Concrete Streets Passes Public Works Committee

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, the City Council Committee on Public Works and Gang Reduction voted to approve a motion introduced by Councilmember David Ryu which instructs the City Administrative Officer, the Chief Legislative Analyst, the Bureau of Engineering, the Bureau of Street Services and Contract Administration to conduct a cost comparison analysis of concrete street projects, including a cost benefit of using city crews versus outside contractors, and comparing the cost, longevity and customer satisfaction of concrete versus asphalt streets. The motion also instructs the City to address its backlog of “D” and “F” rated streets. It now moves to City Council for a full vote. Councilmember Ryu released the following statement:

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STATEMENT: Geffen gives LACMA $150 Million

Los Angeles, CA -- Yesterday, David Geffen gave a $150 million gift to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to support their campaign to expand, upgrade and unify the museum’s 20-acre campus. This gift brings the museum closer to executing its expansion plans.

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PRESS RELEASE: Ryu Introduces Motions on Dockless Bike-Sharing Pilot and Peer-to-Peer Car-Share Permitting System

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, Councilmember David Ryu introduced two motions in City Council to begin dockless bike-sharing and peer-to-peer car-sharing programs in the City of Los Angeles. Councilmember Ryu made the following statement:

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PRESS RELEASE: Ryu Introduces Dual Motions to Regulate Tour Buses

Los Angeles -- Today, Councilmember Ryu introduced two motions to bring new regulation to tour bus operators in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB25 (Nazarian), which allows municipalities in California new authority to require the use of headphones on open-air tour buses and limit the streets they can operate on. Councilmember Ryu’s motions aim to achieve both. Today, he released this statement:

 

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STATEMENT: Ryu Praises New Statewide Tour Bus Law

Los Angeles, CA -- Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 25 into law, which allows municipalities in California to pass new restrictions on tour bus operators, including requiring the use of headsets and limiting which streets tour buses can operate on. Today, Councilmember Ryu released the following statement:

 

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Press Release: Ryu Releases Discretionary Spending Data Online

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, Councilmember David Ryu released ‘CD4 Checkbook’ - a data analysis of discretionary spending by his office, available at davidryu.lacity.org. Councilmember Ryu is the first amongst City Hall officials to make discretionary spending public. Councilmember Ryu issued the following statement:

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Press Release: Ryu Pushes for Passage of Party House Regulations

Los Angeles, CA - Today, Councilmember Ryu called upon the Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee and Public Safety Committee to pass a Party House Ordinance that would curb unruly parties and allow for increased enforcement.

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Press Release: Ryu on DACA

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a six-month “wind down” of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program.

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