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Issue 10 | January 2023

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Sexual harassment in transit environments
Editor's Note

As I write this editor’s note, rain is lashing the windows of my apartment — an unusual event for Los Angeles. Over the last two weeks our normally sunny city, like most of the rest of California, has …

Parking signs banning parking overnight for oversized vehicles.
When housing precarity meets parking policy
Airliner on tarmac
One simple trick to lower our carbon footprint
Hint: there may be better tools

The Circulator

Selected articles from our blog

Two years ago, California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have decriminalized the so-called “Idaho stop,” which is defined as the act of a cyclist treating a stop sign as a yield sign. Newsom cited safety concerns for the veto, saying that the bill would decrease cyclist safety rather than increase it, as many advocates believe.

By 05/24/23

Qinhua Jiang, a Ph.D. student at UCLA, has been named the 2022 doctoral student of the year by the Pacific Southwest Region University Transportation Center.

By 04/19/23

Story highlights: USC’s METRANS Transportation Consortium has been awarded a grant from the USDOT to lead the US Region 9 research, education and technology transfer program. METRANS, a partnership be …

By 03/07/23