Jessica Meaney

Investing in Place

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Executive Director of Investing in Place, a non-profit transportation advocacy group

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LA Metro is resuming fare collection on its buses this week, but public transit advocates say it’s financially possible to make trains and buses free for all riders.

LA Metro bus fares don’t need to resume, argue public transit advocates

LA Metro is resuming fare collection on its buses this week, but public transit advocates say it’s financially possible to make trains and buses free for all riders.

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Would you like to see better sidewalks or fixed lanes for autonomous cars?

Metro's Transit Funds

Would you like to see better sidewalks or fixed lanes for autonomous cars?

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“Nobody walks in L.A.” is a truism immortalized in song. The big reason for this, of course, is L.A’.s car culture. Another? Our city’s sidewalks are terrible.

A New Plan for Fixing LA’s Broken Sidewalks

“Nobody walks in L.A.” is a truism immortalized in song. The big reason for this, of course, is L.A’.s car culture. Another? Our city’s sidewalks are terrible.

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Diablo Canyon is supposed to start closing in a few years, but a Stanford-MIT report says keeping it open would help California transition to clean energy more cheaply and cleanly.

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After a decade of struggle, Koreatown has been united into a single district, thanks to a multigenerational, multicultural coalition that convinced the LA City Council to make the…

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LA City Council expanded restrictions on street camping this week, while advocates for the unhoused called for a pause on such bans during the Omicron surge.

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Omicron is partly driving LA’s record-breaking COVID surge. UCSF’s Dr.

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People should not deliberately try to catch Omicron and get it over with, as there’s no way to predict the severity of COVID infections, says Dr. Jose Mayorga of UC Irvine.

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Amid the winter COVID surge, Long Beach, Alhambra, and Burbank districts resumed classes on Monday, and LA public schools will restart next Tuesday.

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More than 700 people face federal charges for storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Duarte’s annual count of unhoused residents is still on, despite being delayed due to COVID, and they’re looking for Angelenos to help next month.

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SoCal water agencies are investing in cloud seeding programs to squeeze more moisture out of their winter storms. But playing rain god has risks and limitations.

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