Various electric scooters sit on the curb on campus. A recent UCLA study found that injury rates for e-scooter trips may be similar to that of motorcycle trips, leading some students and experts to call for more vigilant helmet-wearing and regulations. (Daily Bruin file photo)
A recent UCLA study found that the injury rate for electric scooters in West Los Angeles was similar to that of motorcycles.
According to the study, published April 6, there has been little research regarding e-scooter injuries despite an increase in e-scooter usage.
The Los Angeles Metro launched Metro Micro, a zoned ride-hailing service for short trips, in the Westwood area Sunday.
Similar to other ride-hailing services like Uber, Metro Micro provides an on-demand ride through the Metro Micro app, online or by phone within 15 minutes, according to LA Metro.
About 20 students and Westwood community members gathered Sunday for an urban hike through Westwood Village and UCLA.
Scott Epstein’s campaign for Los Angeles City Council District 5 organized the urban hike and featured students and community leaders discussing topics such as homelessness and transportation.
This post was updated Oct. 11 at 3:33 p.m.
Additional traffic restrictions may be in place around Wilshire Boulevard in October because of ongoing construction for the Los Angeles Metro.
BruinBus, the campus bus service, returned Sept. 20, including the U1 Weyburn route that had been temporarily suspended, according to UCLA Transportation.
UCLA Transportation runs five regular routes on the BruinBus network, which is complimentary for UCLA students, staff, faculty and visitors.
This post was updated Sept. 30 at 10:40 a.m.
Lanes and sidewalk access around Wilshire Boulevard may be restricted until Oct. 30 as construction for the Los Angeles Metro continues.
Multiple lanes of streets around Wilshire Boulevard may be closed until Sept. 20 because of construction for the Los Angeles Metro.
The LA Metro is currently working on two transit projects aiming to connect the Westside with downtown LA and the San Fernando Valley, including at least two new stations in Westwood.
For fourth-year psychobiology student Kriseira Lamas, her commute to UCLA on LA Metro’s transportation lacks guaranteed safety.
Her experience is not uncommon; many UCLA commuter students face crimes ranging from inappropriate groping to assaults while commuting to and from campus via public transportation.
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