Join us for a discussion about successful public space strategies to support local businesses including the Long Beach Open Streets Initiative and Glendale Al Fresco Program! We will be talking about:
After attending this panel, participants will be able to:
Describe the benefits of parklets, sidewalk dining and other open streets initiatives and their relevance to retail resilience and vibrant streets.
Discuss the key factors and challenges in getting parklets and sidewalk dining projects designed and implemented, and the changes brought about by COVID.
Apply the learnings to partner with other stakeholders to conceptualize and permit parklet and sidewalk dining projects.
Explore opportunities and from the City of Long Beach and the City of Glendale’s process, advocate for such projects in other cities in LA County.