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A Los Angeles Plan to Reshape the Streetscape Sets Off Fears of Gridlock

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lschweitLisa Schweitzer, Associate Professor and Bedrosian Center faculty affiliate, spoke with The New York Times about the new Los Angeles’s new transportation plan: Mobility Plan 2035. Some of the initial reactions have been that increasing balance for all modes of transportation will create more gridlock. Schweitzer said, ““Even if more people don’t commute by bike or on a bus, if it reduces pedestrian and bike fatalities, I’d call it a win.” She added the important fact that “[t]he unstated secret of most bike or alternative commuting plans is that it has to get more expensive to use the car.”

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