Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Transportation Policy

Lessons From UCLA’s TransportationCamp

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What do you get when dozens of transportation professionals, technologists, and others interested in improving urban transportation networks all in one room at UCLA on a Saturday morning? The answer is Los Angeles’ very first TransportationCamp. While there were no bonfires or arts and crafts, Saturday’s event was different than your usual gathering of transportation […]

Technologists and Transportation Professionals Meet at TransportationCamp Los Angeles

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2015 is an exciting time for transportation innovation in Los Angeles.  We have a rapidly-expanding frequent transit and bicycle network.  Technological innovation has already brought us reliable point-to-point mobility for passengers, real-time transit arrival and traffic incident information, and even “feeding the meter” from a phone. We see more promise on the horizon as local […]

Metro Takes Another Step Forward in Effort to Build and Preserve Affordable Housing at Transit Hubs

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In case you haven’t heard, we’re in a bit of an affordable housing crunch. According to the L.A. Times, “the city recently estimated that 82,000 additional affordable units will be needed by 2021.” Non-profit developers have been aware of this problem for some time. Approximately 8000 families applied for the 184 units of affordable housing […]