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Record Number of Traffic Deaths in 2016

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More people are dying on California roads—and across the country. Both California and the U.S. saw a hike in traffic fatalities last year, reaching their highest level in nearly a decade. In the state, roughly 3,680 people died in traffic collisions, a 13% increase from the previous year. Nationally, that number hit an estimated 40,000, […]

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UCLA Transportation Awarded Energy Champions

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Sunday night’s basketball game against Long Beach State at Pauley Pavilion was dedicated to UCLA Transportation and its efforts in promoting sustainable transportation. Along with a Bruin victory, Energy Upgrade California—a state initiative aimed at saving energy and conserving natural resources—presented Renee Fortier, executive director of UCLA Event & Transportation; Penny Menton, director of communications, […]

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10 Places to Go With Metro From UCLA

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Los Angeles is known as one of the most car-centric cities in the nation. We’re here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re new to LA or just looking for a way to get out of mind-numbing traffic, there are ways to get around town without your car. Here’s how to navigate […]

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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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America’s Most Transit-Friendly Cities

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Los Angeles is an amazing city, famous for its near perfect weather, outdoor activities and its close proximity to famed beaches. In fact, Los Angeles might be considered America’s most perfect city if it weren’t for its notorious traffic. But is the traffic really that bad? Not so, says a recent Trulia article, Driving vs. […]

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