After Car Culture: Designing the New LA

Will high-speed rail change life in LA? How is design influencing transportation development on the West Coast?

Join Van Alen Institute at the Caltrans Headquarters in downtown Los Angeles  for a presentation of winning entries from the Life at the Speed of Rail competition and a conversation about the role of design in California’s high-speed rail future.

In addition to winning entries, the event will feature a panel discussion among project advisers and guests:

THOM MAYNE, Morphosis

CHrIsTOpHEr HAwTHOrNE, LA Times

MICHAEl lEjEuNE, lA Metro

DANA CuFF, uClA citylAB

jOHN rAHAIM, san Francisco planning

AlIssA wAlKEr, GOOD Magazine

ANDrEw COlOpY & DIANA lIND, Van Alen Fellow

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