Alissa Walker

urbanism editor, Curbed LA

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Urbanism Editor at Curbed; former Urbanism Editor for Gizmodo; design writer for publications like Fast Company, Dwell, Wired, Details, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Times; co-founder of design east of La Brea, an organization that produces design events in Los Angeles; design journalist for DnA: Design and Architecture

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The LA Department of Transportation (LADOT) has ordered a fleet of 155 new electric buses. It’s the largest single order of them ever made in the nation.

Will electric buses increase LA’s public transit ridership?

The LA Department of Transportation (LADOT) has ordered a fleet of 155 new electric buses. It’s the largest single order of them ever made in the nation.

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This week, Mayor Eric Garcetti    unveiled his latest effort    to fight climate change. The plan doubles down on LA’s Green New Deal, which he launched in 2019.

Mayor Garcetti’s climate change plan focuses on transit

This week, Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his latest effort to fight climate change. The plan doubles down on LA’s Green New Deal, which he launched in 2019.

from Greater LA

At least 240 people died last year in car collisions in the city of LA. More than 60% of them were pedestrians or cyclists. That’s the same number as the year before.

Why LA is struggling to cut traffic deaths

At least 240 people died last year in car collisions in the city of LA. More than 60% of them were pedestrians or cyclists. That’s the same number as the year before.

from Greater LA

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