Deborah Murphy

Los Angeles Walks

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Founder of Los Angeles Walks and chair of the City of Los Angeles' Pedestrian Advisory Committee; urban designer with Deborah Murphy Urban Design + Planning, consultant at Melendrez Design Partners, professor at the University of Southern California and urban design consultant to the City of West Hollywood

Deborah Murphy on KCRW

“ Road diets ” is the term for removing car traffic lanes in favor of bike lanes, parking, or larger sidewalks. The city transformed two lanes on  Vista Del Mar  earlier this year.

Do ‘road diets’ boost safety for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers?

“ Road diets ” is the term for removing car traffic lanes in favor of bike lanes, parking, or larger sidewalks. The city transformed two lanes on Vista Del Mar earlier this year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Forget about speed, power, gas mileage and green technology. This year's  Los Angeles Auto Show  is about connecting the car to the Cloud.

Will Your Car Become Just Another Mobile Device?

Forget about speed, power, gas mileage and green technology. This year's Los Angeles Auto Show is about connecting the car to the Cloud.

from Which Way, L.A.?

To call somebody "pedestrian" is condescending, but walking is the means of locomotion that human beings were designed for.

Can LA Be Turned into a City of Walkers?

To call somebody "pedestrian" is condescending, but walking is the means of locomotion that human beings were designed for.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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