Martin Wachs

RAND Corporation / University of California

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Martin Wachs is Adjunct Principal Researcher at the RAND Corporation. He is also a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering and of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley where he directed the Institute of Transportation Studies and the University of California Transportation Center. He spent 25 years at UCLA, 11 years of which he was the Chair of the Department of Urban Planning.

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Measure M puts LA at the forefront of public transit funding

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