March 2019

March 31, 2019

After Citizen Jane, LA Conservancy's Women Leaders Recount Decades Protecting Neighborhoods

A panel hosted by the LA Conservancy discussed the role women have played in protecting America’s historic neighborhoods and Los Angeles's most iconic buildings.

March 31, 2019

CalEPA Secretary Blumenfeld on Governor Newsom's Water & Climate Priorities

New CalEPA Secretary Jared Blumenfeld joins TPR for an exclusive interview on defending California's climate policies against the Trump administration, funding safe and affordable drinking water, and addressing our addiction to plastic.

March 31, 2019

U.S. Green Building Council-LA Leadership: Ben Stapleton and Sara Neff

The US Green Building Council's LA leaders—incoming executive director Ben Stapleton and outgoing chair Sara Neff—highlight the role of green building standards in an ever-changing policy landscape.

March 27, 2019

Martha Davis: Using Sustainable Landscapes To Address Climate Change & Drought

Davis provides an overview of the recent Sustainable Landscapes on Commercial and Industrial Properties in the Santa Ana River Watershed report, which has lessons learned for the implementation of LA County's Measure W.

March 27, 2019

Flashback: 1996 TPR Coverage of LA’s "Centers Concept"

For historical context of the 50-year anniversary of the Centers Concept, TPR presents both 1996 and 1974 coverage on this integral vision to Los Angeles's current landscape.

March 27, 2019

The Los Angeles Centers Concept After 50: Then, Now & Beyond

A colloquium hosted by the Los Angeles Region Planning History Group revisited the Centers Concept, the 50 year-old visionary blueprint that shaped the region's growth.

March 18, 2019

City Bus Shelters, Public Toilets & Kiosks: JCDecaux’s Francois Nion Opines

As the public realm is redefined by dockless scooters and rideshare dropoff spaces, Francois Nion highlights the importance of low-tech infrastructure to improve the quality of life for millions of Angelenos.

March 15, 2019

VX2019: Public Transit's Adaptation to IoT, the Shared Economy, & Ubiquitous Information

LA World Airports CEO Deborah Flint highlights the unmanned mobility options being piloted at LAX; LA Metro CEO Phil Washington shares how public transit agencies are exploring new on-demand models; and Steve Westly outlines how autonomous transport will impact congestion.

March 15, 2019

VX2019: LA Mayor Garcetti, DiCaprio CEO Tamminen & SMMC ED Edmiston On "Rebuilding Right"

At VX2019, regional leaders on climate change, environmental protection, and sustainable development convened for a special plenary session to discuss how communities can rebuild after disasters.

March 15, 2019

Blanket Upzoning—A Blunt Instrument—Won't Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis

Michael Storper rejoins TPR to discuss his latest research paper, which serves as a critique of the “housing as opportunity” view and its emerging policy discourse.

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