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Money Talks: Bike Lanes Are Good for the Economy

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Installing bike lanes on Westwood Boulevard is the green thing to do. We’re not just talking about reducing carbon emissions in the environment and trying to put a lid on climate change. Bike lanes bring in money. They’re good for the city, they’re good for businesses, and they’re good for taxpayers. Here’s why: Protected bike […]

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Rideshare Thursdays

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We’re wrapping up #RideshareThursday for the summer and kicking off August with Mandy, who is living proof that you don’t need a car to get around LA. And now, if you’re tired of driving in traffic and being stressed out by your commute, you can Try Transit with a free BruinGO! Flash Pass, good for any […]

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Mobility Plan Approved, But It’s Not Over Yet

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Stakeholders across the board got fired up during yesterday’s Mobility Plan 2035 meeting at City Hall between the Transportation Committee and the Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee. We heard from homeowners, city officials and various members of the UCLA community. Grad student Daniella Ward handed over a giant stack of postcards from fellow […]

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Motorists Want Bike Lanes on Westwood Too

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Contrary to public perception, placing bike lanes on Westwood Boulevard is not about bikes versus cars, cyclists versus drivers, the minority in favor versus the majority against. The case of bike lanes on Westwood Boulevard is about safety. Plain and simple. That’s why both bicyclists and motorists support Mobility Plan 2035. It’s the minority who […]

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Students: Bike Lanes on Westwood Will Keep Us Safe

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Amid the Westwood bike lane tug-of-war, we’ve heard arguments from both sides all circling around the issue of safety. A handful of anachronistic curmudgeons and an LA City Councilmember pitted against transportation experts, UCLA and many Westwood businesses. But what about our students? College life often results in cash-strapped students. They can’t afford cars, and in […]

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