Once fully constructed, the Expo Light Rail Transit line will offer a crucial alternative to freeway gridlock and service an estimated 64,000 daily riders by 2030, allowing residents to travel from Santa Monica to Downtown in approximately 46 minutes. Already...continued→
Jessica Wall, NRDC alum, Santa Monica
On Sunday, April 10th, Los Angeles celebrated its second CicLAvia, transforming 7.5 miles of city streets from the East Hollywood Bike District to East L.A.’s Hollenbeck Park into an alternative transit paradise from 10am to 3pm. Photo: Damon Nagami Based...continued→
Thousands of bloggers have joined together today to celebrate Blog Action Day, an effort to unite online writers to raise awareness and instigate discussion on global water issues. In my post, I want to focus on how lack of access...continued→
May 17th marks the beginning of Bike to Work Week, when people from all over the country are encouraged to step out of their cars and onto a bike. And as Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, declared in March, we...continued→
On Wednesday, March 23rd, I had the pleasure of attending the “Water: Our Thirsty World” exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography with several of my coworkers. The event, organized in partnership with National Geographic Magazine, highlights their April issue...continued→
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