Monthly Archives: March 2013
On July 1st, 2005 Antonio R. Villaraigosa was sworn into office as Mayor of the City of Los Angeles with a rallying cry for all Angelenos: “Dream with me.” He challenged citizens to think big about how Los Angeles can become a world leader by changing the way we envision the future of our City.
A centerpiece of the Mayor’s vision has been re-imagining transportation, mobility, and livability throughout Los Angeles. As an Urban Planner, former New Yorker, and car-free Angeleno, I am proud to play a part in this transformation.
Upon enrolling at the Price school in fall 2009, I knew that Los Angeles was a city with massive potential, and a city on the move.
There are lots of things an MPL student can do to make the most of their degree – get a valuable internship, attend free public lectures, work with professors, etc. But one of the most valuable and, I think, most under-appreciated things a student can do is to take classes from a broad range of topics within planning. Continue reading