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Laura J. Nelson

Los Angeles
Transportation and Mobility Reporter — Los Angeles Times
Covers:  mobility, commuting, infrastructure, trains, cars, light rail, pedestrians, bikes, southern california, parking, los angeles, freeways, buses, traffic, streets, transit-oriented development

Transportation and mobility writer at the @latimes. Kansan, @cspaworkshop director, plant mom. Tips?

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I write about how people get from Point A to Point B in Los Angeles, and co-write our weekly transportation feature, California Commute.

If your pitch has a L.A. angle, I want to hear it:

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@laura_nelson — 13,373 followers, 41,825 tweets

Feb 21, 2017

@willyblackmore I mean, ever is a long time, but they'd have to do some pretty expensive fixes to meet CPUC guidelines

Feb 21, 2017

@palewire yeah those cards were cool! but an artist makes way more sense to me than a clothing line... and reselling for $1,000?!

Feb 21, 2017

@doree for real, either on my fridge or on my gym bag. or both?

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How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email (, tailored to my beat, and nothing canned. Tell me in three or four sentences why the story matters.