Rail lines may provide an alternative to driving, but to really improve traffic, “the unfortunate truth is that you have to toll the 405,” he says.
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With award from the Russell Sage Foundation, in partnership with the Gates Foundation, he will study spatial and economic mobility of the black community.
Streetsblog USA podcast highlights transportation research conducted by the School’s faculty and students.
The city considers levying a tax on homes that stand empty. But L.A. consistently ranks among the places with the lowest vacancy rates.
On-the-ground organizing and face-to-face contact, not just big media buys, are key to a candidate’s success, she says.
An affiliation with Trump may lead to electoral success in some parts of the country but not in California, he says.
Sean Rameswaram, a UCLA alumnus and host of Today, Explained, leads a discussion about the power of media to effect social change.
“There are very few stories of people getting off the CalGang database,” she says. “All of this creates a stew of distrust.”
A proposed algorithm to preserve confidentiality could produce wildly inaccurate numbers for rural areas and minority populations.
He cautions that a longer-term solution will soon be needed to improve road conditions in California.