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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California has the highest gas prices in the nation, and a $0.03 per gallon tax increase will kick in this July. Lawmakers keep debating whether to suspend the gas tax or give rebates.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than 66,000 people are unhoused in LA County. UCLA researchers are trying to predict who is most likely to become homeless, so officials can intervene before it happens.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The author of “Because Our Fathers Lied” lays bare agonizing truths about America his father helped to shape.

from Scheer Intelligence

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding the first in a series of what's expected to be 6 public hearings.

Record inflation means the prices Angelenos pay for locally-made food are headed in one direction — up. Businesses that serve the budget-conscious really notice.

from Greater LA

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding the first in a series of what's expected to be 6 public hearings.

In the 1980s, the Great Salt Lake spanned more than 3,000 square miles. Now it sits at less than 1,000 square miles. Its soil contains toxic chemicals, including arsenic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Cal Fire’s workforce endures PTSD, suicidal ideation, and endless work rotations. CalMatters has chronicled the agency’s mental health crisis.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rufus Wainwright will play at The Ford Theatre in LA on June 14 to perform songs from his new album: “Rufus Does Judy at Capitol Records.”

from Greater LA