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Measuring what Matters: Response to Metro's Proposed Performance Metrics

Metro’s update to its Long Range Transportation Plan and concurrent consideration of a new ballot measure presents an opportunity to articulate a community-focused vision for mobility in Los Angeles County. 1,089 more words

Transportation Finance

City of Los Angeles: Sign on to our comment letter and fund sidewalks as part of the transportation network

The City of Los Angeles is considering a policy to address the improvement needs extending over 11,000 miles of sidewalks and paths of travel on Monday November 16th. 784 more words

Transportation Finance

A Primary Distinction in the Secondary Suites Debate

By Jeff Doherty

Excerpt from Curb 6.1. “Homelessness: Social Equity in the City”

When he was running for the Mayor’s office during Calgary’s 2010 municipal election, Naheed Nenshi was unequivocal about his position on secondary suites.  365 more words

White Ribbon Day

One of the issues I brought up at the recent Candidates Forum was my concerns over the escalation of Domestic Violence in Australia.  It is reported that a third of Australian women (over age of 15) have experienced domestic violence and half a million women in Australia have reported domestic and sexual violence in the last 12 months. 90 more words

Fremantle Council

Analyzing Metro's draft framework for potential 2016 Sales Tax Proposal

During October’s committee meetings at Metro the draft potential ballot measure framework was presented to policy makers. As we reviewed it and listened to staff presentations we found it came up short on articulating a vision of what would a user focused measure could be. 324 more words

Transportation Finance

Using data to align transportation funding with social equity and public health goals: Best Practice - City of Los Angeles Safe Routes to School

As Los Angeles County considers a fourth transportation sales with potential to generate tens of billions of new transportation dollars, we look to best practices to guide the framework and metrics used to prioritize investments.  310 more words

Transportation Finance

Green Washing

I’ve just done a load of laundry and about to hang it out on an unseasonal hot day when I turned to my computer to write about green washing. 135 more words

Education For Sustainable Development