Saturday, November 22, 2014

Modest Proposal (But an Obvious One)

Westwood Village business and property owners are considering several proposals that they hope will improve business in the district, including dismantling multiple six-way crosswalks, adding a new crosswalk on Westwood Boulevard and revamping the Broxton Avenue parking structure. The Westwood Village Improvement Association, also known as the Business Improvement District, met Thursday to discuss recommendations from consultant Rob York. The BID hired York about four months ago because of his experience as a consultant for Santa Monica’s popular Third Street Promenade, said Megan Furey, the BID’s marketing and communications manager...

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How about if UCLA (a member of the BID) didn't divert resources to build king-sized, commercial, and untaxed enterprises on campus (free state land) - like the Grand Hotel - which divert business from Westwood?  Just a thought!

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