The Design Advocate is an outreach tool to keep the 3200+ architect & design members of AIA Los Angeles updated about pending matters at City Hall, which may impact the built environment & their profession.
Take a look at this fascinating infographic from College@Home that describes the impact our commutes have on our mental and physical health:
As you can see, transportation and land use are inextricably linked to public health. With the new Mobility Plan, the City aims to improve the user experience for all road users, including active transportation users like pedestrians and bicyclists. Take a look at the Commuter Innovations that Angelenos have identified on our online Town Hall. As illustrated by the funnel metaphor above and the GOOD Attacks! infographic, all traffic in L.A. could move up to 15% faster if just 3% of L.A. drivers switched to public transit or biked.