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Move LA's mission is to build a broad constituency that will advocate for the development of a comprehensive, diverse, robust, clean and financially sound public transportation system for Los Angeles County. Move LA also champions strategies to accelerate system implementation and policies to ensure that there are prosperous and healthy neighborhoods around stations where people of all ages and incomes can live, work and thrive.


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09/04/14

The Source: Top 10 Most Popular Metro Station Bikeshare Suggestions

09/16/14

LA Metro has a list of 515 crowd-sourced recommendations on which rail stations should feature bikeshares — all in DTLA except for one at the Expo Park/USC station and another in downtown Santa Monica . . . Read more.

60% Increase in New Bike-Share Programs

09/16/14

Bike-sharing had a banner year in 2013, with a 60% increase in new programs launched worldwide. That momentum hasn’t flagged; 68 cities around the world have launched bike-share programs this year, says Russell Meddin, who manages The Bike-Sharing World Map. That’s an average of two a week, and it brings the … MORE

Taxis vs. Ridesourcing Companies: Carsharing Market Overview, Analysis and Trends

09/16/14

This UC-Berkeley study compares the roles of taxis and ridesourcing companies in urban transportation, and asks whether ride-sourcing complements or competes with public transit and the impact on VMT.

Among the findings:

Ridesourcing wait times are markedly shorter and more consistent than the wait for taxis
Ridesourcing users tend to be younger, … MORE

One-fifth of All New Housing Built in DTLA in Past 15 Years!

09/10/14

In a city of 470 square miles, DTLA is just a 5-square-mile speck, barely 1% of the land area. And yet, since 1999, approximately one-fifth of all residential construction has occurred there. And there’s lots more coming. Nearly 20,000 units have been built since the approval of the adaptive … MORE

Denny Zane Does The Math: Measure R Costs 8 Cents/Day/Person

09/07/14

Check it out:
1) The Measure R half-cent sales tax yielded $700 million for transportation last year in LA County;
2) The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation says 58% of the proceeds are paid by businesses and visitors;
3) The rest of LA County residents are paying 42% of the … MORE

Wow: Tokyo Subway Map, 2010. Guess We Are Just Getting Started. . .

08/20/14

More amazing maps and charts here:

Planning Report: LA City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell’s Affordable Housing Fixes for Los Angeles

08/19/14

Councilmember O’Farrell tells the Planning Report that he believes the high cost of housing discourages companies from doing business in Los Angeles because it makes it hard to find and keep employees. And he says that he believes that within the next year the City of LA will have … MORE

Fast Company: Your Car-Centric City is Why You’re Fat

08/19/14

So that’s why . . . A new study shows that cities with more compact neighborhoods and dense street networks with wide sidewalks and bike lanes had lower rates of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease — while newer cities with four-lane highways and fewer places to … MORE

Jarrett Walker to LA Metro: Congratulations LA Metro For Making Transfers Free

08/18/14

A shout-out from blogger/transportation expert Jarrett Walker to LA Metro for being the most recent transit agency to provide transfers for free. Charging passengers extra for the inconvenience of having to make a transfer, he says, “is insane.”

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