UCLA Luskin Free Lecture: Former Toronto Mayor David Miller

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The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Wow, big days on Wednesday and Thursday. Let’s get right to it. Monday – This afternoon James Rojas gives one of his “interactive presentations” on urban design.  The workshop will then let you put these concepts into action, giving attendees the opportunity to use their own creative interpretation of an “empire” of urban awesomeness: placing residential […]

The Luskin Center for Innovation: America’s Climate Choices

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In 2008, Congress asked the National Academy of Sciences to establish a Committee to investigate and make recommendations on the steps needed and strategies required in response to global climate change. The National Academy report, America’s Climate Choices, was submitted to Congress in May 2011. Dr. Carnesale, who chaired this Committee, will identify and discuss […]

UCLA Regents’ Lecture: Janette Sadik-Khan

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The UCLA Department of Urban Planning and The Luskin School of Public Affairs present UCLA Regents’ Lecturer Janette Sadik-Khan 5:30 PM Reception 6:30 PM Lecture California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Janette Sadik-Khan is Principal with Bloomberg Associate, and she is a Former Commissioner of New York City Department of Transportation. […]

UCLA Luskin: Complete Streets for California

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Registration for Complete Streets for California is now open. This conference will take place Friday, March 2, 2012 at the Kyoto Hotel, in downtown Los Angeles. Confirmed speakers include:     Tilly Chang, Deputy Director for Planning, SFCTA Reid Ewing, National Center for Smart Growth, University of Maryland Andrew Oelz, Akin Gump, LLP Tom Sanchez, Virginia Tech/Brookings Institute Valerie Watson, Downtown LA Neighborhood Council […]

Jarrett Walker on Human Transit

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Come hear Jarrett Walker discuss his new book “Human Transit: How clear Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich our Communities and Our Lives.” Presented in collaboration with the Sustainable Resource Center at UCLA. Free and Open to the Public; Light refreshments will be served. Room 2343, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs More information at […]

Streetsblog Wedding Announcement: Juan and Sirinya Matute

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(When Sirinya first approached me about doing her and Juan’s wedding announcement on Streetsblog, I thought it a little odd at first, but is there anywhere else that would be more appropriate a place for this transit super-couple to announce their nuptials to the world?  I know I speak for all our contributors, Board Members and readers […]