#LAGetsThere: A Regional Storytelling project about mobility in Los Angeles County

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This fall, LA2050 will award $1M– ten proposals will win $100k in grant funds–and we are excited to have an idea from the Los Angeles County Active Transportation Collaborative as one of them — “A Regional Storytelling project about mobility in Los Angeles County.”  See our full proposal here.We are grateful to all our partners both new and old that joined us at HubLA earlier this summer to scope this idea.

Especially:

From our transportation policy work, we have consistently found that perspectives of trips to school, healthcare, community destinations and other every day travel are undervalued, leading to skewed investment priorities that give local mobility solutions like walking and biking short shrift.

By elevating the voices of people moving around their communities, we aim to tell a different mobility narrative in Los Angeles County. One that better represents our diverse transportation needs, with particular focus on walking, biking and transit. People already live the multimodal future policy makers talk about, but their stories aren’t getting told, and the investments that could make their lives better aren’t being made as a result.

See our full proposal and keep a eye out for in September for calls to vote in support of this idea. And if successful in getting awarded, we hope you’ll join our work group meetings to help develop and implement this idea.

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