This week's guest is Dr. Lisa Schweitzer of USC's Sol Price School of Public Policy. In the first of a two-part series, Dr. Schweitzer talks about how her students respond to urban planning classes, what a recent controversy in a Los Angeles City Council election reveals about bike advocacy, and autonomous vehicles and land use policy.
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It was a long wait, but neighbors and tourists alike finally get to enjoy one of San Francisco’s most iconic spots, Alamo Square Park. “Thank you for your patience,” said Phil Ginsburg, SF Rec & Park General Manager, during an opening ceremony this morning. “Neither Herculean, drought-busting rains or even the Bay to Breakers run […]
Uber is rolling out a new feature that will encourage people who use its shared-ride service in New York to walk to the nearest intersection, instead of getting picked up at their door. The company hopes that by avoiding looping through congested Manhattan to pick up and drop off multiple people, it will make trips faster and easier -- but Uber is trying to solve a problem that buses solved generations ago.
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