"For all his talk of supporting green development and 'elegant density,' the mayor has often pandered to some very outdated and automobile-centric notions about growth and mobility in this city."
Hawthorne's three item to-do list for L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa:
1. Show real leadership on mass transit.
2. Expand the powers of the Urban Design Studio.
3. Produce a plan for dealing with abandoned and vacant property.