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Los Angeles
Transportation Reporter — LA Times
As seen in:  LA Times
Covers:  Trains, Transit-Oriented Development, Cars, Congestion, Light Rail, Pedestrians, Bikes, Southern California, Bicycle Culture, Parking, Los Angeles, Multi-Modal Transportation, Highways, Buses, Traffic, Streetcars, Roads, Transportation, Commuting
Doesn't Cover: Business, Movies, Entertainment, Port Of Los Angeles, Airports, Metrolink, Technology

Transportation reporter at the Los Angeles Times

Laura J. Nelson's Biography

I write about transportation issues, including light-rail, buses, parking, commuting and the bike/ped community, and cover LA's county and city transportation agencies.

I've previously covered national news, business-tech and local politics. I grew up in suburban Kansas City and studied French and journalism at USC.

If your pitch has a Los Angeles angle, I want to hear it: laura.nelson@latimes.com.

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How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email (laura.nelson@latimes.com), tailored to my beat, and nothing canned. Tell me in three or four sentences why the story matters.
Sep 30, 2014

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Sep 29, 2014

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