Los Angeles
Department of Transportation
Creative Catalyst Artist in Residence

When you add the art process, the center shifts 

LA DOT POD

A series of podcasts highlighting interviews with LADOT staff, past, present and future.

 

 


In this episode of LA Dot POD, LADOT Assistant General Manager Dan Mitchell speaks about his background, concerns and observations about public transportation in Los Angeles.


Continuing with the LA DOT POD series, this podcast focuses on the career of Michelle Mowery’s amazing legacy that helped bring bicycle culture to Los Angeles.


Continuing with the LA DOT POD series, this podcast focuses about transportation in Los Angeles and the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation culture with LADOT engineer Brian Gallagher.

Continuing with the LA DOT POD series, this podcast focuses on retired LADOT engineer Martha Stephenson whose history is really the history of the City agency. Alan Nakagawa had the opportunity to sit down with her in her amazing garden to talk about her history and the history of LADOT.

Scott Schultz has dedicated his time, storytelling talents, stand up experience, news media pedigree and Los Angeles residency to the unique and colorful stories of LA’s bus riding culture. BUSted is a webcast about bus riding culture in Los Angeles. Facebook | YouTube

 


Another episode of LA DOT POD with long time LADOT veteran, John Fisher. John is partly a historian and has contributed a large amount of history on the LADOT website: ladot.lacity.org/what-we-do/about-us/history

In this edition of LA DOT POD, we have excerpts from an oral history session with Seleta Reynolds, the General Manager of LADOT.

LA DOT POD presents an intimate discussion about Los Angeles with former LADOT GM, Frankee Banerjee.

LA DOT POD is proud to present an edited version of an oral history session with Aram Sahakian, who was on staff for LADOT over two and a half decades.

A bit of a podcast take over LADOT POD joins with Biketalk/ KPFK FM. Alan Nakagawa talks about his education into the world of ghost bikes and the fifth year anniversary of the death of bicyclist Alan Deanne.


Alan Nakagawa, Creative Catalyst Artist in Residence, Los Angeles Department of Transportation interviews Nat Gale, head of Vision Zero, LADOT.

 


LA DOT POD is a series of podcasts about the LA Department of Transportation produced by the LADOT Creative Catalyst Artist in Residence, Alan Nakagawa

 

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Bringing the arts into LADOT, the Creative Catalyst Artist in Residence uploading observations about the City, transportation and the pedestrian experience.

 

September 29, 2017, 4:28 pm
B² Enterprises

Proud to announce Los Angeles Rams Record-Setting, Pro Bowl punter, Johnny Hekker, as LADOT Official's first Vision Zero Los Angeles Hero ... See more

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September 28, 2017, 5:05 pm
Home - Vision Zero Los Angeles

LA Rams punter Johnny Hekker has been named a Vision Zero Hero in Los Angeles. Hekker stars with Mayor Garcetti in a new PSA that reminds Angelenos to drive safe and take the Vision Zero pledge. ... See more

Vision Zero Los Angeles is a citywide initiative that makes safety the highest priority of our streets.

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September 15, 2017, 5:00 am
Timeline Photos

New ped crosswalk was installed on 42nd and Avalon! Engineers call these Rapid Flashing Beacons. We call them effective. #pedsafetymonth

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August 23, 2017, 10:25 pm
This Is the Audacious Plan to Eliminate Traffic-Related Deaths in L.A.

The newest issue of Los Angeles Magazine has a profile of Vision Zero. Read on to learn about the unique challenges of street design in LA — and what our team is doing to make the city safer for ... See more

Road diets, ramped-up policing, crosswalks, and more changes are coming

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August 11, 2017, 6:19 pm
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346 lives lost in Los Angeles since 2016.
Each one has a story.
Each one was loved.
#VisionZeroLA #VisionZeroNYC #BeTheChange
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAnSw3nzj0U

“Drive Like Your Family Lives Here” tells the stories of five families who have been devastated by traffic tragedy. This Vision Zero-inspired film, presented...

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August 9, 2017, 7:30 pm
Timeline Photos

Another sneak preview of our #visionzero public service announcement. Lights! Camera! Football!

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August 9, 2017, 5:30 pm
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Meet the new Active Transpo Team at LADOT, where 10 of us just joined the team. So we're gearing up to get to work on #VisionZeroLA

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July 14, 2017, 12:20 am
Timeline Photos

Dude with a Backpack on the Purple Line

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July 14, 2017, 12:19 am
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Older Dude on the Purple Line

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July 10, 2017, 6:18 am
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Ghost bike LA tonight in Garden Grove. http://bikinginla.com/2017/07/05/71-year-old-garden-grove-bike-rider-killed-crash/

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Coming Soon! An online image library of traffic memorials and ghost bikes; bringing awareness of traffic fatalities and campaigning for safer streets

Upcoming Project:
Street Haikus

For any inquires about the Creative Catalyst Artist-in-Residence Program, email ladot.artist@lacity.org