Michael/FlickrBy Stan Paul
Innovative and sustainable use of water and energy in Los
Angeles is at the heart of UCLA’s Sustainable LA Grand Challenge, and three UCLA
Luskin School of Public Affairs researchers are at the forefront of this campuswide
By Breanna RamosThe UCLA Luskin School of Public
Affairs will open the application period for the Food Studies Graduate Certificate
Program starting Feb. 1. The program is open to all UCLA graduate students and
selected applicants will begin taking classes in Fall 2016.
By Adeney ZoKelcie Ralph UP Ph.D ‘15 was selected as the UCCONNECT
Outstanding Student of the Year, an award which will grant her a $1,000
honorarium and cover her cost of attendance for the 2016 95th Annual
Transportation Research Board Meeting.
By George FoulshamYou’ve lived in your community for about 20 years. You care
about what’s going on in your neighborhood, and you’ve noticed it’s changing —
but you’re not sure why. More importantly, you’d like to have a voice in the
process of change, but you need more facts to participate with an informed
Or, you’re a city planner who is contemplating adding a new
neighborhood, or an in-fill commercial development. You have many factors to
– Innovative transportation services such as car sharing, bike sharing, and
transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft are changing
mobility for millions of people, yet regulation of these services often varies
greatly across geographic areas and industry segments. Policymakers and
regulators should formulate consistent policies that encourage competition among
new and traditional transportation services — such as taxis and limousines — in
order to improve mobility, safety, and sustainability, says a new
UCLA Urban Planning scholar,
committed teacher and mentor, and community activist dedicated to social
justice passes away following distinguished career.
The UCLA Urban Planning Department mourns the loss of Professor
Emerita of Urban Planning Jacqueline “Jackie” Leavitt who passed away November 27 at
her home in Los Angeles. She was 76.