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October 19, 2022

‘A Silent Killer’: Bloomberg's City Lab on Cities v Heat, Unpacks Extreme Heat Effects & Solutions

TPR excerpts from Bloomberg’s CityLab 2022 Summit this panel titled Cities v. Heat moderated by Feargus O’Sullivan, Eleni Myrivili and Marta Segura, Chief Heat Officers of Athens, Greece, and Los Angeles discuss what benefits their unique roles bring to their respective municipalities.

October 19, 2022

Climate Resolve’s Jonathan Parfrey Assesses State Action on Extreme Heat

TPR checked in with Climate Resolve’s Jonathan Parfrey for an assessment of the state’s response and readiness for future extreme heat events.

October 12, 2022

Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson on Housing & Homelessness Priorities

Ahead of the LA City Council’s vote to end the city’s pandemic eviction protections, TPR sat down with District 8 Councilmember, Marqueece Harris-Dawson, for his views on housing and homelessness as the city’s top priorities ahead of the mayoral election.

October 12, 2022

Between A Rock And A Hard Place: Developing Affordable Housing, Sustainably—VX 2022 Panel Excerpt

In this VerdeXchange conference panel recorded this past June, regional housing leaders opine on the challenges of building high-quality, affordable housing, quickly, sustainably, and at a certain price point.

October 4, 2022

U20 Mayor’s Summit: Garcetti and Other Global Local Leaders Share Innovative Sustainability Policies Post Covid

At the end of August, Jakarta hosted the 2022 Urban 20 (U20) Mayor’s Summit, an event bringing together city leaders from around the world to create recommendations for global leaders for the upcoming G20 Summit in November. In this excerpt from the opening ceremonies, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was joined on stage by the UCLG’s Secretary General Emilia Saiz; Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike; Mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb; and Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan.

September 13, 2022

Los Angeles’ Chief Tourism Officer Doane Liu on City’s New Tourism Master Plan

TPR caught up with the City’s Chief Tourism Officer and Executive Director of the City Tourism Department, Doane Liu, for his assessment on LA’s recovery as a travel and tourism destination. Liu updates readers on the city’s first-ever Tourism Master Plan, which aims to assess LA’s tourism assets and coordinate department efforts around tourism infrastructure.

September 13, 2022

Mary Nichols Opines On California’s Newly Adopted Energy & Climate Legislation

In this exclusive TPR interview, former California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols assesses California's most recent climate legislation and reflects on the impacts of California’s cap-and-trade program and the extraordinary significance of the Inflation Reduction Act for moving private capital off the sidelines in the global fight against climate change.

September 13, 2022

Cleaning Up Goods Movement Amidst Unprecedented Reconfiguration Of The Supply Chain—The Ports/710 Corridor: VX 2022 Panel

TPR shares this panel excerpt from VX2022 moderated by S&C Electric’s Jim Kelly, in which Port of Long Beach Executive Director, Mario Cordero, Port of LA’s David Libatique, CARB boardmember, Hector De La Torre, and Toyota Motor North America R&D’s Tak Yokoo, assess the challenges and opportunities for scaling zero-emissions technologies and improving air quality at the San Pedro Bay Ports.

August 16, 2022

TPR Exit Interview with Greg Spotts—StreetsLA’s CSO & Executive Officer

TPR is pleased to present this exit interview with Greg Spotts as he leaves StreetsLA in September to become the new Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation.

August 16, 2022

Move LA’s new Executive Director Eli Lipmen on Prop 30’s Promise

TPR interviewed Move LA’s new executive director, Eli Lipmen, to elaborate on Prop 30 would leverage anticipated federal infrastructure investments and EV tax incentives included in the Inflation Reduction Act to accelerate and scale deployment of zero-emissions transportation throughout California.

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