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Sue: ‘I Am Loving My Commute’ With Earn-A-Bike

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Sue Barnes I started working as director of the UCLA Emeriti/Retirees Relations Center on April 18, 2016, after working for nearly 22 years at UC Davis. Coming from an extremely bicycle-friendly small town where I was an avid bike commuter, I was a bit apprehensive about the prospect of bicycling in Los Angeles so I […]

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Our New BruinBikeSmart Program Launches Oct. 10!

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UCLA Transportation and the UCLA Police Department (UCPD) have partnered together to launch BruinBikeSmart, the first program of its kind in Los Angeles County. Similar to traffic school, BruinBikeSmart allows cyclists who received a moving violation citation issued by a UCPD Officer to have their citation dismissed by completing an online bike safety course and […]

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Southern California Leads the Nation in Air Pollution Deaths

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For Southern California natives, air pollution has been an issue we face every day. Unfortunately, a recent study paints a picture of just how bad the smog really is. Researchers have found that more than a thousand people are actually dying each year as a result of Southern California’s infamously bad air quality. Pollution levels constantly exceed what’s considered […]

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Metro Unveils Brand New Website

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Metro rolled out its new-and-improved website yesterday, equipped with a completely redesigned trip planner. And they’re letting the public test the beta version before launching the official site in January. From now through the end of the year, you can preview beta.metro.net and try their trip planner, which has been re-engineered to include multi-modal options and up-to-date service alerts. That […]

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Best Places in the US for Green Living

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The idea of a sustainable city—one where both the city and its residents do their part in maintaining a green environment—may seem like a pipe dream, but there are cities right here in the U.S. that are making that dream a reality. When examining cities in the nation based on transportation, waste management, quality of the […]

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