The Lewis Center works to identify and support research needed to strengthen local governments’ capacity to adapt to climate change and to translate that research into a form useful to those leading and working within local governments.

Climate Change Initiative Director Juan Matute Interviewed By UCLA Today

By |2018-07-20T13:57:55+00:00October 10th, 2013|Environment, Transportation|

Juan Matute, Director of the UCLA Climate Change Initiative was recently interviewed by UCLA Today. Click here to read more about climate change, transportation, and what we can do about it.Juan Matute is the director of the UCLA Local Climate Change Initiative at the Luskin School of Public Affairs. He studies how to transform notoriously car-dependent cities like

Study: Downtown L.A. Parklets Improve Community, Quality of Life

By |2018-07-20T13:59:16+00:00August 26th, 2013|Environment, Transportation, Complete Streets|

Study: Downtown L.A. Parklets Improve Community, Quality of Life In February 2013, City of Los Angeles unveiled its first pair of parklets. Six months forward, UCLA Luskin and affiliated researchers have found the parklets bring an improved quality of life to residents and visitors along the Spring Street corridor. In an evaluation (PDF) completed as a