Carter Rubin Recent Posts Why Does California Keep Building Freeways in a Climate Crisis? By Carter Rubin | Mar 9, 2022 | No Comments A new report from the California Strategic Growth Council calls for the urgent need to shift the state’s transportation funding priorities away from highways and towards sustainable mobility. STREETSBLOG LA More Drivers, Fewer Parkers: Parking in Downtown Santa Monica is More Abundant Than Ever — Let’s Reclaim Our Streets By Carter Rubin and Dustin Herrmann | Nov 5, 2019 | No Comments Santa Monica has 700 extra parking, as in available parking spaces no longer needed. The cost is the opportunity cost of squandering such a valuable resource. STREETSBLOG LA Metro’s $400 Million Roads Plan Is an Act of Climate Change Denial By Carter Rubin | Dec 3, 2018 | No Comments It’s time for Metro to pump the brakes on its misguided, climate-harming road plan for the 710 N. Corridor cities.