News Articles from October 27 – November 4

From The Los Angeles Times:

L.A.’s tech scene gets first Google-like luxury bus

“…in a new coming-of-age sign for the Los Angeles-area technology industry, YP, formerly branded as Yellow Pages, has been shuttling about 25 workers each day from their homes on the west side of the county to the company’s office in Glendale.”

http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-yp-ridepal-20141021-story.html

From The California Economic Summit:

If you build it, they will stay: Solving millennials’ housing puzzle

“In 2014, in markets like San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles, millennials are spending up to 50 percent of their income on rent. They are more often facing decisions their parents never had to make, between the job in a city with a grueling commute and stuffy living quarters or moving somewhere else.”

http://www.caeconomy.org/reporting/entry/if-you-build-it-they-will-stay-housing-for-millennials

From The Los Angeles Daily News:

Business should get on board with Metrolink: Editorial

“Couldn’t the Southern California private sector also partner with Metro in order to create better rapid transit alternatives for us?”

http://www.dailynews.com/opinion/20141027/business-should-get-on-board-with-metrolink-editorial

From The Source:

New study ranks L.A. metro area 3rd in U.S. in connecting people to jobs via transit

“Earlier this month, the University of Minnesota released a study that found that the Los Angeles metro area ranks third behind New York and San Francisco when it comes to the number of jobs reachable by transit within an hour’s time.”

http://thesource.metro.net/2014/10/27/new-ranks-l-a-metro-area-3rd-in-u-s-in-connecting-people-to-jobs-via-transit/

From The Los Angeles Daily News:

Latest Election results – Nov. 4, 2014 – Statewide and Local

Election results from the November 4th ballot.

http://www.dailynews.com/election_results

From The Los Angeles Daily News:

For good or bad, grey water systems becoming more popular due to drought

“In Southern California, gardens are going grey. Grey water systems that take spent water from showers, bathroom faucets and washers and use it to quench the landscape are seen by some as the next step in sustainable gardening across bone-dry Southern California.”

http://www.dailynews.com/lifestyle/20141030/for-good-or-bad-grey-water-systems-becoming-more-popular-due-to-drought

From Streetsblog LA:

Ten Reasons L.A.’s Mobility Plan Needs to End Road Widening

“I urge the Planning Commission to reject the Mobility Plan unless it explicitly ends road widening.”

http://la.streetsblog.org/2014/11/19/ten-reasons-l-a-s-mobility-plan-needs-to-end-road-widening/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+streetsblogla+%28Streetsblog+LA%29

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