Women and Transit in Los Angeles: Claiming a Safer Multi-Modal Community

Does riding the bus at night make you nervous?

Have you witnessed an uncomfortable situation on transit and didn’t know what to do?

Join us for a panel and interactive discussion about the reality and perceptions of women’s safety on public transportation in Los Angeles.

The event will include a panel discussion featuring researchers, Activists, and policy makers to explore the intersection of women’s safety and empowerment, urban planning, and transportation.

Bring your experiences, perspectives, and ideas to collaboratively find solutions on how to address these issues.

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Urban Land Institute – TOD Summit 2010

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