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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.

February 25, 2019

Jack Baylis: A How to Guide for Capturing LA’s Wet Weather in a Changing Climate

In the midst of very wet winter, veteran water maven Jack Baylis explores how Los Angeles could adapt to our changing climate.

February 25, 2019

Los Angeles CAO on City Budget Transparency & Asset Management

Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Rich Llewellyn shares the challenges of managing the city's significant assets and investments to combat homelessness.

February 21, 2019

California Rep. Mike Levin on the Green New Deal & Congressional Climate Action

California Rep. Mike Levin discusses the policies that will ground the Green New Deal and his plans for bold and aggressive climate action.

February 19, 2019

Decarbonizing the Built Environment: California's Relentless Push Toward Electrification

Buildings are said to be the No. 1 source of climate pollution in the world, but California lacks a clear path forward to address building decarbonization. Real estate, infrastructure, and energy experts discussed the issue at VX2019.

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