Jessica Meaney

Investing in Place

Guest

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

Jessica Meaney on KCRW

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.

from Greater LA

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?

from Design and Architecture

“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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Lookout Santa Cruz has earned the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting. The winning coverage was about the flooding and mudslides along the Central Coast last January.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The California coast spans 840 miles and boasts diverse flora and fauna. Pat Krug’s new book explains why these creatures live where they do, and gives tips on how to spot them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A potential strike over the UC administration's response to pro-Palestinian protests echoes campus movements of the past.

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Great white sharks call Southern California shores their home. Carlos Gauna, a photographer and drone pilot, documents the hot spots and shares safety tips.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Are Trump’s campaign promises a cause for concern? KCRW also discusses activism in journalism and the role of school vouchers in closing achievement gaps.

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Last year’s Hollywood strikes did not result in more reality TV production, as expected. Rather, the green lit unscripted shows are shifting to franchises and sports.

from KCRW Features

In “Help Wanted,” part-time employees of a big-box retail store in New York are barely making a living. Author Adelle Waldman’s own job experiences inspired the novel.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Billions in the UC system’s portfolio are tied to holdings targeted by pro-Palestinian protests. Plus, did CHP officers break California law during its UCLA encampment sweep?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Are threats to a free press signs of bigger issues in Israel? Did Kristi Noem risk a shot at becoming VP to troll the left? Plus, we discuss bias in political satire.

from Left, Right & Center