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Los Angeles Mayor Gets Serious About Public Transit

April 29th, 2015 | by Susanna Schick

Last week, Move LA invited Mayor Eric Garcetti and many other esteemed guests to discuss the potential for Measure R2, the next step in funding (fixing) Los Angeles’ transportation woes. Measure R is a half percent sales tax approved in 2008, slated to bring in as much as $40 billion over 30 years. Since 2008, it has helped rapidly increase LA’s metro system

The Rockstars of Urban Planning On Walking In LA

March 31st, 2015 | by Susanna Schick

The Hammer Museum at UCLA hosts weekly talks on hot topics. Being a huge fan of turning Los Angeles into a car-free city, I was eager to hear Seleta Reynolds, our new General Manager at the Department of Transportation. Mayor Garcetti stole her from San Francisco after she helped turn that city into a cyclists' paradise while also shortening car commute times

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