West Hollywood City Councilmember John D’Amico will host a community forum on Sept. 14 to discuss pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle safety on Fountain Avenue on the city’s Eastside.
The Thursday forum is an apparent response to community reaction to the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a car on Sept. 1 while crossing Fountain near Formosa on his way to work. Enrique Lopez was hit while on his way to work from his apartment on Formosa, which he shared with his wife and two sons.
The forum will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Plummer Park’s Fiesta Hall, located at 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
Those attending will include representatives from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station, staff members from the city’s Public Safety Department and Long Range and Mobility Planning Division and members of the City’s Public Safety Commission and Transportation Commission.
The forum’s mission is to engage community members in a discussion about recent accidents on Fountain Avenue and about ongoing efforts to study and implement bicycle and pedestrian safety improvements. There will be opportunities for community input regarding short- and long-term solutions for safety improvements on Fountain Avenue.
The community forum is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required. Limited parking is available in the lot at the north end of Plummer Park on Fountain Avenue.
For more information, contact D’Amico’s office at (323) 848-6460.