Westside Urban Forum: Addressing the Big Issues

Los Angeles faces many critical issues that transcend city boundaries.
Yet it can be a challenge to act regionally when politics is acted out
on a local or sub-regional stage. We have recently witnessed this drama
in efforts to bring a transportation sales tax to the voters in
November. Find out from some of those most closely involved how this
drama played out and what we can learn as we work to address
transportation, air quality, water, growth and our many other regional

Hon. Mike Feuer, California State Assembly, 42nd District
Hon. Bonnie Lowenthal, Long Beach City Council & former member of Metro Board of Directors
Denny Zane, Executive Director of Move LA & former Mayor, City of Santa Monica

Professor Genevieve Giuliano, USC & Director METRANS Transportation Center


“The Architecture of Transportation” Design Symposium

“The Architecture of Transportation” A design symposium to promote a healthier built environment PRESENTED BY PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF Friday, June 24, 2011 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM provides 6.0 AIA HSW & SD learning units Please CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. “The Architecture of Transportation” design symposium PRESENTED BY PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF will serve as a forum to […]

Changing Lanes: Bold Ideas to Solve L.A.’s Traffic Problems

Traffic congestion vexes every major city on the planet, though few would dispute that Los Angeles is the congestion capital of the developed world. Why is it such a difficult problem to address? Myths about the causes of traffic congestion contribute to the problem, but more importantly, bold ideas to reduce tie-ups are held up […]

Friday Job Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers. We’re giving employers free listings, normally a $50 value, through the end of the summer. Looking for a job? Here are this week’s listings: […]

UCLA Speakers Series: Transportation, Land Use and the Environment

The UCLA Program on Local Government Climate Action Policies and Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies proudly present the fall speaker series: Perspectives on Local Climate Planning. In this series leading academics, policymakers, and practitioners discuss how cities, counties, and regions can meet the challenges of mitigating and adapting to climate change.While much attention is […]