January 19, 2018

We were disappointed this week when, at the first Senate Transportation and Housing Committee hearing of the year, SB 760 - the Complete Streets for Active Living (Wiener) bill - was stripped of its most transformative components.


December 13, 2017

In early November,The Los Angeles Vision Zero Alliance submitted a coalition led letter to Chair Mike Bonin and members of the transportation committee on supporting their request for additional data for the Vision Zero Plan.

December 12, 2017

Check out this awesome video released by the Anaheim Police Department with tips on how pedestrians can stay safe this holiday season

October 5, 2017

We are tracking progress on several pieces of state legislation:

Regional news, Safe Routes to School
July 27, 2017

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is beginning to gather information needed for the development of the 2020 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS).  The RTP/SCS is a long-term planning framework to coordinate regional transportation, climate, and land use issues. Advocates from non-governmental organizations such as the National Partnership play a role in providing input on specific issue areas that will help our region achieve better outcomes.

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July 27, 2017

As part of its Vision Zero effort, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has proposed a mile-long road diet on Venice Boulevard to calm traffic and improve safety for bicyclists.  A number of residents have organized a campaign to defeat the project due to concerns over loss of parking and increased traffic–including circulating a petition that got more than 2,000 signatures.

June 29, 2017

On June 21, staff from the National Partnership attended a meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Active Transportation Program to discuss the upcoming Cycle 4 grant process for the Active Transportation Program (ATP). We were encouraged to learn that the California Transportation Commission (CTC) and CalTrans are seriously considering a recommendation that we and o