Investing in Place

Our mission is to align policies and public dollars to support transportation investments that strengthen communities.


4 Submitted Ideas

  • CONNECT ·2021 Grants Challenge

    What did $4.3 billion in public works and transportation dollars buy the City of Los Angeles? No one really knows.

    Many officials point to a lack of funding to explain the disparate and dilapidated state of the City’s streets, sidewalks, crosswalks, street lighting, bus shelters, and public transit options. But we are not sure that’s the answer. Since 2014, over $4.3 billion have gone to transportation and public works projects in the City of Los Angeles alone. Where is our current funding going, and how is that funding being prioritized?

  • CONNECT ·2019 Grants Challenge
    🎉 Finalist

    Better Buses for LA

    Our pop up bus lane project will empower Angelenos fed-up with traffic to change LA’s on-street reality and untangle buses from cars. This project team will leverage the trust the project team has built with elected officials and community members to launch a bus service for all that inexpensively removes people stuck in traffic.

  • CONNECT ·2018 Grants Challenge

    More than Minivans: the Female Future of Transportation

    Our activation will combine new data and new voices from women to influence policy and investments for a transportation system that serves and strengthens our entire region.

  • CONNECT ·2016 Grants Challenge

    You Can’t Get Ahead If You Can’t Get Around: Stories & Research on #HowWeRoll

    Access to greater opportunity depends on how you get there. Our team will document and amplify stories of how people get around — and leverage the stories to improve our transportation options.