Cities and Climate Change: A Solutions Oriented Conference

This conference examines solutions to global warming. For more information email sustainablecities@college.usc.edu

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Thursday Registration Deadline For Caltrans Planning Conference In L.A.

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This Thursday is the deadline to sign up for Caltrans’ 2015 California Transportation Planning Conference: Partnering for Sustainable Transportation. The conference will take place from Wednesday through Friday December 2-4 at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Some of the #CTPC2015 conference highlights include: Presentations by Caltrans leadership including: – Malcolm Dougherty, Director of […]

Reminder: Streetcar Workshop Coming Tomorrow

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A Streetcar Breezes Through a Downtown Plaza in Portland Street Smart, The Seaside Institute’s all-day conference on streetcars, and how Los Angeles could benefit by bringing a streetcar system back to our streets, is scheduled for tomorrow. I was planning on writing a long post about the conference today, but since I wrote a small […]
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Talking Headways Podcast: The Future of Shared Mobility

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This week we’ve got a fascinating discussion from the Live.Ride.Share conference in Denver earlier this year. Hear what representatives from NRDC, Uber, Lyft, and U.S. DOT think about the future of shared-use mobility systems, carpooling services, autonomous vehicles, and their impact on cities and greenhouse gases. Speakers include: Mark Dowd, deputy assistant secretary for research and technology […]

Transportation Luminaries to Speak on Funding Crunch

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Next Thursday, the "LA County Transportation Funding Collaborative" will host It’s Time to Move LA, a conference addressing the pressing need LA County has to refuel our sagging transportation war chest. A wide range of speakers (everyone from Metro Chair Pam O’Conner to Streetsblog Favorite Donald Shoup) are scheduled to address a wide range of […]

Help Stop Further State Cuts to Transit Operations

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Caltrain parked in SF. Photo: smif/flickr Last month, Streetsblog we saw that thanks to some creative accounting, Governor Schwarzenegger had found a new and creative way to rob transit even after he effectively eliminated the transit subsidy that exists in the state budget.  Because the gas tax is producing more funds than expected, hundreds of […]