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July 19, 2017

Garcetti & Schwarzenegger Reframe The Climate Conversation

After President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger discuss climate action at the subnational level of government.

July 18, 2017

Tom Safran on Why Affordable Housing is Difficult to Build in SoCal

The veteran developer and chair of Thomas Safran & Associates sits down to talk about how he has worked to build consensus over his housing developments.

July 18, 2017

Integrated Solutions for L.A.’s Urban Water Future

At the recent Asia Society Imagine 2060: Delivering Tomorrow's City Together event, Andy Lipkis (TreePeople) and Mark Gold discuss the management of water and green infrastructure for the Southern California region.

July 18, 2017

Los Angeles All But Certain to Play Host to Upcoming Summer Olympics: Diving into LA 2024’s Successful Bid

TPR presents an excerpt of the IOC Evaluation Committee’s Report on the Los Angeles bid to host the XXXII Olympiad.

June 28, 2017

Modernizing LAX & Planning Los Angeles

Sean Burton, president of the Board of Airport Commissioners and CEO of CityView, explains the complete transformation slated for LAX.

June 28, 2017

Seattle's Management of an Integrated, Equitable Budget & Planning Process Has a Leader

Samuel Assefa, head of Seattle’s Office of Planning & Community Development, shares what he's learned from other cities—and what other cities can learn from Seattle—on producing affordable housing, accommodating growth, and revitalizion for the next generation.

June 28, 2017

Jordan Downs Groundbreaking Engenders Promise for Watts

Watts' long-neglected public housing complex Jordan Downs has finally begun a massive renovation. Mayor Garcetti, Councilmember Joe Buscaino, and Housing Authority Director Doug Guthrie spoke at the groundbreaking June 5.

June 26, 2017

Culver City Hosts Mobility Visioning Process Involving Stakeholders, Architects & Planners

As Culver City seeks to increase density along the public transportation corridors, Councilmember Thomas Small and Craig Nelson of Steer Davies Gleave share their outlook on the current public process.

June 26, 2017

Randall Lewis Opines on Barriers to Increased Housing Production

TPR sat down with Randall Lewis of the Lewis Group of Companies to address Southern California’s challenges to building an adequate supply of housing. Lewis shares where he sees opportunities for potential breakthroughs on housing production.

June 26, 2017

New Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway Trail a Model for Community-Led Revitalization

TPR coverage of the grand opening of the Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway Trail in Studio City, which utilized a public-private partnership to restore natural habitat along a section of the river.

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