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Moving Los Angeles

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Changes in the way we think about mobility is continuing to happen in Los Angeles because the old models of moving people around the region are severely limited and are not doing the trick for a growing number of us.

Cars Don't Shop

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.27.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In a lively conversation, the two transportation leaders spent the night riffing on how the streets and public spaces revolution happened in New York and elsewhere and what might be in store for Los Angeles on Reynolds' watch.

Not Your Parents' LADOT

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

While I wish WUF events were held at more transit-friendly locations west of the 405, attendees are always assured a great presentation on a timely topic. Today's event with LADOT's General Manager Seleta Reynolds was no exception.

Are Bicycles Part of the Third Way in Los Angeles?

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.22.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In presenting programs like Shifting Gears: Bicycle Mobility on the Westside, WUF serves an important purpose bringing together business people and government and non-profit leaders with the ability to advance forward looking land-use and planning agendas in a town not always known for being visionary.

Lessons From Brooklyn for the LADOT

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Joel Epstein

New York under Bloomberg and his DOT is remaking itself into a city known for its parks, open space and complete streets philosophy that recognizes the role the roads play for drivers, buses, pedestrians and bikers.

VIDEO: Uniformed LA Officers Appear In A Porn Film

Posted 06.30.2011 | Los Angeles

A pair of Los Angeles traffic officers are in hot water after appearing in a pornographic film. NBC4 LA reports that the video shows uniformed, on...

VIDEO: Uniformed LA Officers Appear In A Porn Film

2011-03-27-Screenshot20110327at9.11.56AM.jpeg | KTLA News | Posted 06.30.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A city councilman has expressed public outrage over allegations that two traffic officers shot a porn film while on duty. Cou...

Showing Some Love for Local Government

Laura Sturza | Posted 05.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Laura Sturza

I'm grateful to local editors and journalists who do a stellar job of busting local government's bad guys. But what about including the occasional piece on some of the city's bureaucratic heroes?

Exposing Wasteful Spending at City Hall

Wendy Greuel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wendy Greuel

My latest audit came from a tip about possible waste in an LA Department of Transportation contract with the corporation that leases the vehicle locator systems used in parking enforcement vehicles.