Transit in Transition

This year, the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Symposium will explore public transit’s pre-pandemic ridership strains, temporarily fortified finances, and possibilities for recovery.

The Symposium will be presented weekly on Thursday afternoons from September 30th to October 28th and in person at UCLA on Friday, November 5th, 2021.

We will highlight the work from the UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies Public Transit Initiative.  Presentations drawing from the University of California Institute of Transportation Studies Public Transit and Shared Mobility Recovery program will showcase opportunities to define and achieve success for public transportation as society recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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About the Symposium

Since 1991, the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Symposium has tackled the connections between transportation, land use, and the environment.  Arrowhead’s diverse and influential group of policymakers, private sector stakeholders, public sector analysts, consultants, advocates, and researchers dive into these pressing policy issues every day. Here we’ve collected some of their insights from the Symposium, as well as information on their ongoing work and updates on upcoming events. Learn more about the symposium’s history.

Video: Insights from Selected 2018 Arrowhead Speakers

The UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies, which presents this UCLA Arrowhead Virtual Series, acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

Furthermore, we recognize that the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center sits on the territory and ancestral land of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (Yuhaaviatam).