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The site offers residents and municipal employees alike information on when road projects are happening, Governing reports. 

February 19, 2016

The link would shorten what is currently more than a four hour drive into an 80-minute trip, the Los Angeles Times reports. 

September 28, 2015

Some residents worry about a traffic nightmare as Mayor Eric Garcetti pushes car alternatives, the New York Times reports. 

September 10, 2015

The small plastic balls float on the surface, protecting water quality and preventing evaporation, the New York Times reports. 

August 14, 2015

The first-of-its-kind initiative would introduce fleets of shared electric vehicles into disadvantaged neighborhoods, the Shared-Use Mobility Center says.

August 4, 2015

Los Angeles will increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 in an effort to lift 600,000 out of poverty, the Los Angeles Times reports. 

June 29, 2015

Los Angeles lacks the vast network of shelters available elsewhere, forcing the homeless to live on sidewalks or in cars or tents, the New York Times reports. 

June 19, 2015

There was no love for bottled water on the city’s inaugural Tap Water Day, Gizmodo reports. 

May 20, 2015

Electric and fuel-cell vehicles could account for 20 percent of the U. S. bus market by 2030, National Geographic reports.

March 17, 2015

Rather than allow rainwater to drain out of Los Angeles, some urban planners want the city to collect it for reuse by homes, businesses and agriculture, NPR reports. 

January 28, 2015

A desire to diversify outside home markets has sparked a flood of real estate investment in U. S. cities, the Wall Street Journal says. 

January 23, 2015

The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust works with low-income communities to transform underused parcels into community gardens and recreation zones, according to Seedstock.

January 16, 2015

The new fund will support creative ideas developed by city workers and departments that could save money or make it more efficient, Government Technology reports. 

November 7, 2014

Eric Garcetti’s #Droughthack campaign aims to share ideas for saving water during a record drought.  

October 31, 2014

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is spearheading voluntary and mandatory water restrictions in response to a record drought, Reuters reports. 

October 21, 2014

An electrified highway to be tested in Los Angeles could serve as a blueprint for cleaner transport in other cities, CityLab reports. 

October 3, 2014

The air in Los Angeles is less polluted than the 74 major Chinese cities monitored by authorities, the Los Angeles Times reports. 

September 17, 2014

To promote a data-driven culture of innovation, Los Angeles has appointed Abhi Nemani as chief data officer, the Office of L. A. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced.

September 8, 2014

Critics question whether Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has the vision to tackle the sprawling city’s thorniest challenges, Governing reports.

August 28, 2014

Writing in Streetsblog LA, a Los Angeles-based transit consultant recommends the city not just expand its rail network.

July 10, 2014
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