On February 7, two "parklets," or micro urban parks,
were officially opened in downtown Los Angeles in a morning ribbon-cutting
ceremony on Spring Street; the Lewis Center's Complete
Streets Initiative played a central role in creating these new
Program Manager of the UCLA Lewis Center and Luskin Center for
Innovation's joint Climate Change Initiative is working with UCLA
Environmental Science undergraduate seniors to evaluate options for
carbon neutrality in the City of Hermosa Beach. The project, the first
of its kind in California, will evaluate the steps needed to reduce or
offset the city's gr
Manager of the Lewis Center Spatial Analytics Program, is part of an
interdisciplinary research team led by the UCLA School of Dentistry to
provide expert consultation to the tribal consortium that constitutes
the governing body of the Riverside-San Bernardino Counties Indian
Each year, the Lewis Center supports graduate student research on a wide array of topics relating to community and economic development, the environment, housing, and transportation in California. Our Graduate Research Grant program enables students - individually or in small teams - to conduct fieldwork, obtain data, and produce quality reports that would otherwise not be possible without financial support.
The UCLA Complete Streets
Initiative, led by the Lewis Center with support from the Luskin Center,
recently hosted its annual Complete Streets Conference. Janette Sadik-Khan,
Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, gave a keynote
lecture that culminated the day with inspiring stories from NYC. This
year's conference focused on Pathways to Implementation, in
response to the growing number of cities that are beginning to implement
Complete Streets projects and move toward institutionalization.
The California Transportation Foundation released its annual awards on Wednesday, naming ACCESS Magazine, housed inside the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, as its Organization of the Year.
The magazine reports on research funded by the University of California Transportation Center.
Lewis Center and Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) students took
part in the ninth annual UCLA
Luskin Day at Los Angeles City Hall on Friday, February 8
to meet with and interview a panel of experts (including Lewis Center Advisory
Board Members L.A. Deputy Mayor Borja Leon and Santa Monica Mayor Pam O’Connor)
on the topic of Full Speed Ahead: Creative Solutions to L.A.’s Transportation Needs.