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July 12, 2019

Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery Report Confirms Status Quo Not Sustainable

CPUC Commissioner Carla Peterman highlights the wildfire commission's findings and discusses regulatory solutions that balance the competing concerns of wildfire victims, ratepayers, and electric utilities.

July 12, 2019

Steve Westly & Dan Schnur on Harnessing Private Sector Innovation in Public Transportation

Steve Westly and Dan Schnur opine on the need for cities to look beyond high-speed rail and embrace emerging transportation technologies to mitigate the environmental and quality-of-life impacts caused by cars.

July 12, 2019

Promoting Reliability & Growth with a Diverse Energy Portfolio

Californians for Balanced Energy Solutions executive director, Jon Switalski, and board chair, Matt Rahn, discuss the valuable role that renewable natural gas can play in supporting a resilient, all-of-the-above energy strategy.

July 2, 2019

SCI-Arc’s Hernan Diaz Alonso on Architecture as ‘More than Buildings’

SCI-Arc director Hernan Diaz Alonso on the school’s curricular transformation and the role of ethics in architecture as new technologies and materials enable limitless possibilities in the built environment.

July 2, 2019

MWD’s New Chair, Gloria Gray, Prioritizes Reliability of Supply & Affordability

In this interview, MWD Board Chair Gloria Gray shares how she plans to steer the largest water supplier in the nation through changing political priorities and climate conditions to continue safeguarding the future of California's water.

July 2, 2019

Metro’s Jenna Hornstock: A Transit Planning Professional’s Exit Interview

 In this TPR exit interview, Hornstock reflects on her accomplishments and challenges at Metro as she moves on from the agency to join Trifiletti Consulting.

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.

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