UCLA Lewis Center Lecture: Promoting Cycling and Walking for Sustainable Cities

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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 […]

Reminder: I’ll Be Interviewing Juan Matute Live at 3 at Socal StreetsTube About “Ride Share” and Southern California

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Just a reminder, at 3:00 today I’ll be interviewing Juan Matute, UCLA Lewis Center Associate Director about the role that the city plays regulating Transportation Network Companies and how these companies help or hurt mobility overall. The first question will be, why don’t you just call companies such as Uber and Lyft ride share like […]

CicLAvia: When it’s OK to Play in the Street

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Yesterday, over a hundred thousand Los Angeles residents turned out for the second-ever cicLAvia.  Envisioned as a way to get busy Angelenos out of their cars and into the streets together, cicLAvia opens up a 7.5 mile route along our city streets, allowing cyclists, skaters, and pedestrians to enjoy a car-free LA. Ciclovías originated in […]

This Week In Livable Streets

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Tonight, LACBC lets you ask an officer all about walking and bicycling laws. Lots more going on this week: South L.A. community planning, Metro committees, Cal Poly Pomona’s alternate transportation conference, bike-share, shared mobility and more. Monday 11/14 – NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED BECAUSE THE LAPD OFFICERS WERE REASSIGNED FOR THE EVENING. Tonight, the L.A. […]

Separate but Eco: Livable Communities for Whom?

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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 […]