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20 is Plenty: UCLA Changing Campus Speed Limit

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20 is Plenty. That’s UCLA Transportation’s new campaign to promote a campuswide speed limit change. Effective September 26, 2017, UCLA is lowering its roadway speed limit from 25 mph to 20 mph. The goal is to make the campus even safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. Plus, lowering the speed limit encourages more people to use […]

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How Your Commute Can Make You Happier

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Commuting to work can be traffic-laden, tedious and dreadful. But it turns out there’s a way to lighten the load, and it starts with picking the right transportation mode. According to a paper published last month in the journal Sustainability, the way we commute can affect our sense of happiness and well-being. In particular, sustainable commutes […]

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What Do We Do At UCLA Transportation? [VIDEO]

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People often think all we do is provide parking on campus, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Sure, parking is part of it. Most of it, however, is getting you access to campus. That’s what we’re all about: being green, sustainable and safe. To highlight some of our goals, accomplishments and best practices, we’ve made this […]

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Walkability Of Neighborhoods Are A Health Risk

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According to a new study by UCLA public health experts, the physical environment of your neighborhood can affect your health. “If it’s not easy to walk to places, you’re surrounded by unhealthy food choices, and you spend hours each day driving to and from your job; that’s a powerful determinant of your health.” said Dr. […]

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Why Walking is Better Than Running

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The I Heart Walking celebration is officially underway! Have you registered to walk with fellow Bruins yet? Along with the many awesome prizes you could win, you’d reap other benefits too. If you want to live a healthier lifestyle but hate running, we have good news. Running and walking are inevitably two of the most […]

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