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.

 

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
Timeline Photos

Older Dude on the Purple Line

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July 10, 2017, 6:18 am
Timeline Photos

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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July 3, 2017, 6:07 pm
Stop Deaths on 6th Street

When the team at LADOT first showed me the early iteration of this map, it gave me the creeps, it still gives me the creeps. It's an epidemic, like the measles or chicken pox or the plague. I wonder ... See more

This map tool from Vision Zero Los Angeles reveals the tragic loss of life on 6th Street.

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June 29, 2017, 9:21 pm
Timeline Photos

Wow, it's already been a month. We're changing the Street Perfume this morning at the bus stop at Centinela and Venice from "Into Town" to "Community Development". @lagreatstreets @ladotofficial ... See more

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June 26, 2017, 8:23 pm
Meeting - Temple St Safety Improvements

Since 2009, five people were killed and 28 people were severely injured traveling on Temple Street between Beverly Blvd and Beaudry Ave. Come learn about and provide feedback on planned traffic ... See more

Since 2009, five people were killed and 28 people were severely injured traveling on Temple Street between Beverly Blvd and Beaudry Ave. Come learn about and provide feedback on planned traffic ... See more

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June 26, 2017, 5:51 pm
Meeting - Pico Blvd Safety Improvements

Since 2009, five people were killed and 36 people were severely injured traveling on Pico Blvd. between Western Ave and Union Ave. Come learn about and provide feedback on planned traffic safety ... See more

Since 2009, five people were killed and 36 people were severely injured traveling on Pico Blvd. between Western Ave and Union Ave. Come learn about and provide feedback on planned traffic safety ... See more

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June 22, 2017, 5:35 pm
Multicultural Communities for Mobility

#SankofaOnTheShaw took off Saturday at the Juneteenth Festival. Have thoughts and ideas on how to make the 'Shaw a safer place, come and share them this weekend with us. #VisionZeroLA

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June 21, 2017, 10:37 pm
Photos from Vision Zero Los Angeles's post

It's going to be a busy weekend for Vision Zero! On Saturday, come find us in Highland Park and Historic Filipinotown, celebrating street safety with with LANI and Los Angeles Walks. On Sunday ... See more

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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