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June 20, 2019

Lack of Adequate Community Planning—Not NIMBYs—Drives Opposition to New Development

TPR revisits a timely 2017 conversation between Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Christopher Hawthorne on growth, density, and infrastructure.

June 20, 2019

‘Baking In’ Equity at Metro: USC’s Manuel Pastor & Vanessa Carter

Professor Manuel Pastor and analyst Vanessa Carter of USC's Program for Environmental and Regional Equity discuss how to ensure that equity is baked into—not sprinkled onto—LA's public transit system.

June 17, 2019

Ford City of Tomorrow Symposium: The Crowded Curb

As part of TPR’s ongoing coverage on the reimagination of streets and curbsides, we present the following conversation on from the Ford City of Tomorrow Symposium on the crowded curb and how we share space in the age of on-demand everythin

June 17, 2019

Minneapolis’s Residential Upzoning Risks Unintended Consequences: Alissa Luepke Pier

Minneapolis City Planning Commissioner Alissa Luepke-Pier shares the potential unintended consequences of the city's "bold" move to eliminate single-family zoning.

June 17, 2019

Wiener's SB 592: A WIMBY 'Snake in the Grass'

Hydee Feldstein reveals the sweeping impacts of Senator Scott Wiener's SB 592, another attempt to wrest planning and zoning control from cities.

June 13, 2019

MWD Achieves Consensus on Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

Metropolitan Water District General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger provides an update on the pressing water supply issues affecting Southern California.

June 13, 2019

CPUC's Transition to a Resilience Agency: Commissioner Cliff Rechtschaffen

Commissioner Cliff Rechtschaffen details how the California Public Utilities Commission is moving to play an active role in climate adaptation, resilience, and public safety.

June 13, 2019

Monique King-Viehland on LA County's New Development Authority

Monique King Viehland shares the role of the recently created Los Angeles County Development Authority in addressing affordable housing and homelessness.

June 10, 2019

Santa Monica Leadership is Focused and Aligned on Homelessness: Alisa Orduña

Santa Monica's senior advisor on homelessness Alisa Orduña shares how the city has made progress on housing the homeless, even as other parts of the region see spikes in people losing their homes.

June 10, 2019

Charlie Hales, Former Mayor of Portland, on Cities' Role in Managing Urban Mobility

Former Portland Mayor Charlie Hales highlights how cities can use new technology and transportation as valuable tools for urban placemaking.

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