Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Car Dependence

Some Perspective On How Angelenos Are Driving Less

Last week, Los Angeles City Deputy Mayor, and soon-to-be Santa Monica City Manager, Rick Cole tweeted out a graph showing that Angelenos are driving less than we used to. In 2002, the average city resident drove 11.9 miles each day. By 2013, that daily Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) has declined to about 10.8 miles each day. I […]

Vallianatos: Policy Shifts Towards Walkable Communities Anathema to “Buy Here Pay Here”

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(This is part two of our series on reader’s response to last week’s series on Buy Here Pay Here used car dealerships.  Yesterday we summarized the statements of Joe Linton, Roadblick, Adrian Martinez, Damien Goodmon and Allison Mannos.  Today we bring a more detailed response from Occidental College Professor Mark Vallianatos.  Tomorrow, we’ll have a […]