Michael Rosen is a first-year MURP student at UCLA and an associate editor at Transfers Magazine. He previously worked as a journalist, serving as an editor at Apple News and as the commuting editor at SFGate. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

“Idaho stop” bill returns to California Legislature — will it pass this time?

By Michael Rosen | May 24, 2023

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.

Transfers Magazine wins APA award

By Michael Rosen | September 29, 2021

At a virtual ceremony Sept. 15, the California chapter of the American Planning Association validated this work by presenting Transfers with the Communications Initiative Award of Merit.