April 2007

April 23, 2007

Western Riverside COG Funds Construction of Local Roads Through Transportation Mitigation Fee

Western Riverside County hits on a fruitful way to marry transportation to land use, according to WRCOG's Rick Bishop.

April 23, 2007

New California Network Campaigns to Promote Fiscal Responsibility Throughout California

Fred Silva contends that California is not facing an immediate fiscal crisis, but trends in Sacramento do not bode well.

April 23, 2007

OCTA ‘Also' Advocates for Collaborative Regional Goods Movement Agenda

Orange County joins the regional effort to improve the flow of goods and mitigate the environmental impacts of L.A.'s biggest industry.

April 23, 2007

Ailing & Fragile, Bay-Delta Infrastructure Looms Large as Californians Debate State Water Policy

Two dams and the near-mythical Peripheral Canal ease on to the stage as the Bay-Delta suffers, according to Tom Graff.

April 23, 2007

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa's Ambitious Green City Agenda Is Sprouting

Deputy Mayor Nancy Sutley outlines the city of Los Angeles' efforts to green its local environment and combat global climate change.

April 23, 2007

L.A. Harbor Commissioner Freeman Presides Over Efforts to ‘Clean the Place Up'

Veteran public administrator and longtime environmentalist S. David Freeman leads the charge to clean, and grow, the Port of L.A.

April 19, 2007

LAUSD Superintendent Brewer Oversees $19 Billion Facilities Program That's Reshaping Neighborhoods

LAUSD Superintendent David Brewer discusses the district's massive school building program and the challeges of joint use.

April 19, 2007

Urban Land Institute Uses L.A.'s First Street as Laboratory for Planning and Urban Design

Los Angeles provides the setting for the next generation of planners in the Urban Land Institute's Gerald Hines competition.

April 19, 2007

Brookings' Metropolitan Policy Program Outlines Prospects for American Cities in the 21st Century

Director of Brookings' Metropolitan Policy Project Bruce Katz evaluates the state of American cities and the policies needed for them to realize their potential.

April 19, 2007

City Planning Department's Urban Design Studio Is All About Making L.A. More Liveable

The city of Los Angeles gets serious about streets and public spaces with the establishment of the Urban Design Studio, headed by Emily Gabel Luddy.



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