Metro and Project for Public Spaces Present an Urban Design Workshop

As part of
Metro’s 2009 Call for Project, we will be hosting a Transportation
Enhancements Activity workshop on Transportation and Urban Design
Workshop, to help applicants develop innovative projects for Los
Angeles County. Project for Public Spaces is a non-profit organization
that has a long history helping communities towards transformation –by
redeveloping the built environment.  They will be sharing
their projects, ideas, and approaches for planning and designing
transportation facilities – arterial roads, streets, bus stops, rail
stations – to support community economic development goals, ensure
social equity, promote mental and physical health, and to ease
congestion while strengthening residential neighborhoods. See more at

Please RSVP to James Rojas at or call 213 922-2451.


Separate but Eco: Livable Communities for Whom?

Note: The authors are active advocates in the urban sustainability movement, focusing on non-motorized transportation in low-income urban areas. As mixed race women of color, we believe that we are in a unique position to bridge the advocacy communities trying to better conditions for the urban poor and for the environment. In this series, we […]