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Headlines

On the Usefulness of the Hyperloop
The New Yorker features a column by Jon Christensen, adjunct assistant professor of history and a member of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, about the proposed "hyperloop," a high-speed system that would allow passengers to travel between Los Angeles and San Francisco in capsule a shooting down a low-pressure tube.

Public Health and the Built Environment
Urban Land included coverage of a presentation in Washington, D.C., by Dr. Richard Jackson, professor and chair of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, to a group of experts on land use, urban design, and community development.

Urban Agriculture in L.A.
KCRW-89.9 FM reported on a new study by students at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, who charted and mapped 1,200-plus urban farms throughout Los Angeles County in an effort to provide information for policymakers, growers and entrepreneurs.

Urban Agriculture in L.A.
The Los Angeles Times reported on a new study by students at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, who charted and mapped 1,200-plus urban farms throughout Los Angeles County in an effort to provide information for policymakers, growers and entrepreneurs.

UCLA takes comprehensive look at urban gardening in LA
An 89.3 KPCC story highlighted a student research group's new map of farms, nurseries, and gardens in the city.

UCLA Researchers Release First Comprehensive Report on Urban Agriculture in Los Angeles County
An LA Weekly blog included coverage of the new report "Cultivate L.A.: An Assessment of Urban Agriculture in L.A. County," which aims to help city planners learn to take into account the broad array of such increasingly popular land uses.

EVSE interoperability in California
Rajit Gadh participated in a California Energy Commission Staff Workshop on the State’s Role in Supporting Interoperability of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment on August 15.