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MODE: Don’t Downgrade Success!

April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019

MODE (Mobility On-Demand Every Day) is a program launched in July 2018 by the Big Blue Bus to serve the...

Our Cars Are Killing Us

April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019

Many science fiction stories involve humans battling for survival from the robots they themselves created. Unfortunately that future is already...

SMa.r.t. Column: Gridlocked Best Intentions

February 22, 2019

February 22, 2019

On any given evening (and especially weekends) pay a visit to north-bound 2nd Street between Broadway Avenue and Santa Monica...

Is Santa Monica’s Heart for Sale?

February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019

Note from SMa.r.t.: This article, in a longer form, was originally published four years ago but is still as pertinent...

The Myth of “Public” Art in Santa Monica

February 8, 2019

February 8, 2019

Over the past few years, the Stanton MacDonald Wright murals at the entrance to Santa Monica City Hall have stirred...

SMa.r.t.-Our Data, Our Privacy: PART 1

April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018

By Daniel Jansenson Park your car at Santa Monica Place. If you forget its location, you can use a “find...

SMa.r.t.-Santa Monica’s Achilles Heel

April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018

By Thane Roberts Our expansive beaches largely define Santa Monica. How might our community be impacted, both financially and otherwise,...

SMa.r.t.-Respecting History or the Wrecking Ball

March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018

Today our city is a built out metropolis with almost no vacant lots. However, if you came here 100 years...

SMa.r.t.-Have You Been Retrofit Yet?

March 26, 2018

March 26, 2018

By Daniel Jansenson- Architect, Building and Fire Life-Safety Commissioner Earthquake repairs, upgrades, and city safety: Everyone experienced it differently. For this...

SMa.r.t.-Term Limits: The Heart of Democracy

March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018

A Santa Monica City Councilmember and the leader of Santa Monica’s Transparency project are circulating a petition to put the...