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

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), is considering letting single drivers use the carpool lane on the 405 freeway -- for a per-mile toll.

Toll lanes possibly coming to 405 freeway

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), is considering letting single drivers use the carpool lane on the 405 freeway -- for a per-mile toll.

from Greater LA

Wednesday is Corita Day in Los Angeles. The city named the day after a Catholic nun from the order of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Sister Corita was also an artist.

LA names a special day after nun and artist Corita Kent

Wednesday is Corita Day in Los Angeles. The city named the day after a Catholic nun from the order of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Sister Corita was also an artist.

from Greater LA

There’s a new system called LAX-IT. If you fly into LAX and you want a taxi, Lyft or Uber, you must now walk or take a shuttle bus to a parking and pickup area next to the airport.

LAX is paving more space, but travelers are unhappy

There’s a new system called LAX-IT. If you fly into LAX and you want a taxi, Lyft or Uber, you must now walk or take a shuttle bus to a parking and pickup area next to the airport.

from Greater LA

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Los Angeles’ oldest children’s theater recently moved from downtown to Highland Park.

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In November 2018, the Woolsey Fire burned a huge area from Thousand Oaks to Malibu. Mai Lindquist lost her home in the fire. She had been living there for decades.

from Greater LA

Some people left the ashes behind. Others are trying to rebuild.

from KCRW Features

The Getty Fire has burned more than 650 acres, and is only 5% contained as of this morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been two years since the Thomas Fire erupted in Ventura County.

from KCRW Features

There have been widespread evacuations on the westside of LA due to a brush fire that broke out near the Getty Center.

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The Human Rights Campaign found that a city’s size did not guarantee equity for their queer community.

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Today’s show is all about public transit: trains and buses, and how they affect everyday Angelenos, even if you never ride them.

from Greater LA

Fire season now lasts all year long in Southern California, and residents of Topanga Canyon have set an example for how to get ready. Volunteers are on the alert to help their neighbors, save their homes and protect their animals, or to evacuate.

from To the Point