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April 17, 2017

‘EcoDistricts’ Process Promotes Urban Regeneration & Holistic Neighborhood Planning

EcoDistricts' Eric Corey Freed explains the group's innovative process for helping neighborhoods develop holistic community plans through a new certification process.

April 17, 2017

'Connected Cities' is USGBC’s Upcoming LA Municipal Green Building Conference’s Theme 

TPR spoke with USGBC-LA Executive Director Dominique Hargreaves and Director of the LA Resilience Initiative Heather Joy Rosenberg in advance of the 16th Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo.

April 17, 2017

Coastal Commission’s New ED on the Challenges of Sea-Level Rise, Coastal Drilling, & Banning Ranch Development

TPR sat down with the Jack Ainsworth, who has provided the California Coastal Commission with a veteran presence.

April 2, 2017

Skid Row Neighborhood Council's April 6 Election & The Value of Community Plans

Ahead of the vote on whether to create a neighborhood council for the Skid Row area, civic leader Yuval Bar-Zemer of the neighboring Arts District provides insights.

April 2, 2017

Miguel Santana: A Respected Public Servant Moves Forward

An exit interview with Miguel Santana, former Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Los Angeles, about the fiscal health of the region and his new position as president and CEO at Fairplex.

March 30, 2017

Transportation Champion Rep. Earl Blumenauer On California's Proposed Infrastructure Investment Package

Rep. Blumenauer offers exclusive comments on California's landmark road and transportation funding package.

March 28, 2017

How Will The Real Estate Market, Demographics, & Affordable Housing Demands Reshape Planning?

Urban Land Institute-Los Angeles Executive Director Gail Goldberg explained past efforts to address LA's housing affordability crisis. Plus: the demographic changes reshaping the multifamily housing sector.

March 28, 2017

Ballot Box Planning in California: Results From Developers & Municipalities Turning To Citizen Initiatives

At the USC Real Estate Forum, Amy Forbes, Beverly Grossman Palmer, and Steve Sugerman provided insight on how cities, developers, and the courts have handled ballot-box land-use initiatives.

March 23, 2017

De-Risking Cities: Connectivity and Cybersecurity

TPR presents an excerpt of a VX2017 panel on how agencies and cybersecurity leaders are staying ahead of the curve of the new, advanced technology taking over our cities.

March 23, 2017

LA’s Updated Plans Require Integration, Consistency, Consensus

After the defeat of Measure S and Mayor Eric Garcetti's subsequent Executive Directive 19, LA City Planning Director Vince Bertoni joins TPR and discusses the new planning framework coming to City Hall.

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