LADOT resident rockstar @SeletaJewel + @JSadikKhan talked walking in LA at @hammer_museum:
These rockstars of urban planning spoke openly and with great passion and humor about how to change the way a city gets around. This is crucial to Los Angeles, as weather refugees continue to pour into the Golden State, flooding our streets with cars. As more people choose to live in cities, primarily for their walkability and short commutes, more people are choosing to go car-free. Downtown Los Angeles has had an astounding turnaround in the past decade, going from a terrifying slum people couldn’t leave fast enough to an exciting and vibrant city core most of us can’t afford to live in. A huge draw for people is the ability to walk or bike to work, dinner, errands, etc.