Thanks For a Great Reception for LADOT GM Seleta Reynolds Last Night!

Happy Birthday Seleta Reynolds (left)! Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.
Candles on Big Man Bakes cupcakes to wish a warm happy birthday to Seleta Reynolds (right.) Photo by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Last night’s capacity crowd reception honored the city of Los Angeles Transportation Department’s new General Manager Seleta Reynolds. Not only is Reynolds a champion for safety and for great places, but she even committed to scheduling this reception though it coincided with her birthday.

A big thanks to all the folks responsible for making last night’s reception a big success:

  • Fakey McFakename

    Can we have a report on what was actually said?

  • AcrossLA

    There should also be congratulations to the man who hosted the Q & A!

  • Joe Linton

    Well… Damien secured the grant. He was out of town, so I just got to waltz in and ask questions… and, thankfully, Deborah kept me from asking a somewhat foolish question that I had drafted! I feel guilty authoring thank-yous because I did so little for the event.

  • Joe Linton

    Ms. Reynolds remarks were brief and excellent, I was asking the questions and not taking notes. The most important advice I remember is that she suggested (paraphrasing here – she said it way better) that livability advocates should talk about people – as opposed to pedestrians, drivers, bicyclists. Our identities are not fixed but fluid – people riding transit get off and walk, people on bikes drive too, etc.

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