UCLA Luskin Free Lecture: Former Toronto Mayor David Miller

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The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Wow, big days on Wednesday and Thursday. Let’s get right to it. Monday – This afternoon James Rojas gives one of his “interactive presentations” on urban design.  The workshop will then let you put these concepts into action, giving attendees the opportunity to use their own creative interpretation of an “empire” of urban awesomeness: placing residential […]

UCLA Regents’ Lecture: Janette Sadik-Khan

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The UCLA Department of Urban Planning and The Luskin School of Public Affairs present UCLA Regents’ Lecturer Janette Sadik-Khan 5:30 PM Reception 6:30 PM Lecture California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Janette Sadik-Khan is Principal with Bloomberg Associate, and she is a Former Commissioner of New York City Department of Transportation. […]

LOWV/Santa Monica Next Candidate’s Forum.

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MEET THE MODERATORS FOR OUR UPCOMING SANTA MONICA CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM We are excited for our upcoming City Council Candidate Forum with the League of Women Voters of Santa Monica Education Fund! We are so excited, in fact, that we couldn’t wait to introduce you to the two people who will be moderating the forum. […]

APA LA: Planning for the Sharing Economy

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Technology is fundamentally changing the way we live, work, and use space. Cities have always facilitated the sharing of space, infrastructure, and culture, but our newfound connectivity is elevating the “sharing economy” to a level with impacts for land use and transportation planning, economic and community development, and sustainability. As these new models challenge current […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Not just Damien is back, but so is “The Week in Livable Streets Events”! Huzzah! This week features a handful of big lectures and events at UCLA and some spooky bike rides. Boo! Monday – Bonhams Los Angeles holds its inaugural Urban Art auction. This auction, the first of its type to be held in America, features […]

The Luskin Center for Innovation: America’s Climate Choices

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In 2008, Congress asked the National Academy of Sciences to establish a Committee to investigate and make recommendations on the steps needed and strategies required in response to global climate change. The National Academy report, America’s Climate Choices, was submitted to Congress in May 2011. Dr. Carnesale, who chaired this Committee, will identify and discuss […]