Juan Matute

Deputy Director, UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies

Juan Matute on KCRW

The Los Angeles City Council could vote this Wednesday on an initiative that’d make streets safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers.

Healthy Streets LA: Can city be friendlier to public transit riders, pedestrians?

The Los Angeles City Council could vote this Wednesday on an initiative that’d make streets safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers.

from Greater LA

We look at how our transportation system functions -- what works, what doesn’t, and what could improve it. One big issue that plagues public transit is travel time.

Can mass transit be as appealing as cars?

We look at how our transportation system functions -- what works, what doesn’t, and what could improve it. One big issue that plagues public transit is travel time.

from Greater LA

L.A.’s carpool lanes don’t move fast enough. Federal regulators want them to move at 45 MPH or more. But L.A.’s lanes only go that fast about 30 percent of the time.

HOV lanes and LA traffic

L.A.’s carpool lanes don’t move fast enough. Federal regulators want them to move at 45 MPH or more. But L.A.’s lanes only go that fast about 30 percent of the time.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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As a heat wave continues in California, policies about air conditioning access are distorted, says a USC professor. And 20% of LA households don’t have AC.

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A major water utility in Southern California has asked 4 million of its customers to stop watering their yards for two weeks while the company repairs a pipe.

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The results of LA’s annual homeless count show a 4.1% increase in the number of people living on the streets and in shelters countywide since 2020, and a 1.7% increase in the City of…

from Greater LA

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