This week's guest is Dr. Lisa Schweitzer of USC's Sol Price School of Public Policy. In the first of a two-part series, Dr. Schweitzer talks about how her students respond to urban planning classes, what a recent controversy in a Los Angeles City Council election reveals about bike advocacy, and autonomous vehicles and land use policy.
Recently, the city has been busy testing out a number of low-cost fixes aimed at enhancing pedestrian safety along some of Los Angeles' high-injury corridors as part of the push to implement Vision Zero.
The Source Previews Today’s Metro Board Meeting Carnage: Cyclist Killed In Winnetka Hit-and-Run Crime (KTLA5, LAT) …Crash May Have Been Intentional Or Drunk Driver (CBS) Governor Brown Tours Polluted Southeast L.A. County Neighborhoods (LAT) OCTA Board Approves Streetcar Federal Funding Agreement (Register) GAO Won’t Study High Cost Of Building U.S. Transit (Vox – note: mentions L.A. […]
The Trump administration's fiscal year 2018 budget, released yesterday, includes severe cuts to federal transit funding. Next stop: Congress, which will consider the president's proposal before it passes a budget over the summer.
Facing pressure from elected officials, an appeals court, and the public to issue a long-delayed decision on Maryland's Purple Line light rail, a federal judge has determined -- five months after he was given the additional analysis that he requested -- that the project needs even more environmental studies.