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July 13, 2015

State Water Resources Board Wisely Navigates Challenges of Drought

Felicia Marcus updates readers on water rights, Governor Brown’s priorities around the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta tunnels, new groundwater rules, and allocation of Proposition 1 funds.

July 13, 2015

Hudson’s Kramer Builds Game-Changing NYC Cornell Tech Highrise

David Kramer speaks about his Passive House project on Roosevelt Island and other Hudson Companies endeavors.

July 13, 2015

Edmonton, Canada’s City Manager Prioritizes Building a City Rather Than Just Projects

Simon Farbrother enlightens TPR about the strategies guiding his city’s growth and development: creating an “innovation ecosystem,” focusing on infill development, and enhancing light-rail connectivity.

July 13, 2015

Svonkin: LACCD $6-Billion Building Program Now Focuses on District’s 'Needs' Instead of 'Wants'

Scott Svonkin provides a status report on LACCD build-out and renovations, which were thrown into question due to accusations of fraud before he joined the board.

July 13, 2015

New LA Metro CEO Washington Favors Public/Private Partnerships

Phillip Washington explains five mega-trends in transportation, then articulates his goals for Metro in the context of these national shifts.

July 13, 2015

Gov. Brown: California Drought Only Foretaste of Climate Change Impacts

Austin Beutner and Governor Jerry Brown engage in a dialogue about the challenges of water governance in California, linking the current stresses on the system to future conditions that are expected to be far more severe.

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