Los Angeles was a city built on good transit bones, but somewhere along the way went off the rails with cars and suburbanization. Ray Delahanty looks at the good bones that still remain of the bygone streetcar era and shows how these areas supported by new rail transit are recreating and expanding walkable communities.
Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.