Alissa Walker

urbanism editor, Curbed LA

Guest

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

Alissa Walker on KCRW

LA Metro has released a 169-page report titled "   Understanding How Women Travel   ."

Women feel less safe on public transit in LA, says new report

LA Metro has released a 169-page report titled " Understanding How Women Travel ."

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There are incentives and rebates for people to buy an electric vehicle, but Los Angeles doesn't currently have the infrastructure to make charging easy and accessible for everyone.

Is owning an electric car worth the money?

There are incentives and rebates for people to buy an electric vehicle, but Los Angeles doesn't currently have the infrastructure to make charging easy and accessible for everyone.

from Greater LA

Last summer, LA had 87 consecutive days bad air. It was the first time in decades. This week, we tied that record.

LA pushes for cleaner cars, so why is the air still so bad?

Last summer, LA had 87 consecutive days bad air. It was the first time in decades. This week, we tied that record.

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