COVID-19

April 6, 2020

Berggruen Institute Helps Coordinate Global Call To Action

The Berggruen Institute, in collaboration with former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown, and 165 world leaders, sent a Call to Action to the G20 leadership calling for urgent, coordinated action to fight the global pandemic.

April 6, 2020

Bertoni on LA City Planning Department’s Response to Pandemic

Vince Bertoni shares the status of his planning department and the daily challenges to providing public-facing service and community meetings under social distancing orders.

April 3, 2020

Redondo Beach Mayor Brand: City Impacts of COVID-19 & AES Power Plant Closure

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand on how his densely populated city & tourist-dependent economy is impacted by the pandemic and the recent purchase and planned closure this year of the natural gas-fired AES power plant

April 3, 2020

CARES Act Transit Funding Allocations Released

 TPR shares summary of the FTA CARES Act allocations and formulation as well as the response from LA Metro CEO Phil Washington on Metro's portion of the federal spending package

April 1, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Healthy: Enforcing Social Distancing in Washington State

As the first state in the nation to confirm cases of COVID-19, the course of action taken in Washington by Gov. Inslee served a model and barometer nationwide.

April 1, 2020

Joint Venture Silicon Valley on the COVID Crisis & Beyond

Issi Romem shares insights and predictions from the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies at Joint Venture Silicon Valley on the likely impact this public health crisis and market freeze will have on housing affordability, rental, and housing policies in Silicon Valley.

April 1, 2020

Too Soon to Say! Coronavirus Impacts on Planning, Investment & Regulation of Urban Mobility

Gabe Klein and Abby Abel opine on the impacts of social distancing —from mass layoffs and stay at home orders to empty freeways, vacant train stations, and cancelled flights— and whether current circumstances are challenging the assumptions and principles behind their firm's change-making work in smart urban mobility.

March 30, 2020

Public Health’s Impact on Future Transit Behavior & Urban Boulevards

MoveLA's Denny Zane and Gloria Ohland assess their informed views of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public transportation moving forward.

March 30, 2020

Japan House Pre-Pandemic World Summit on Emergency Preparedness & Resilience  

Los Angeles resilience officer, Aaron Gross and Hitachi's Beverly Rider provide a point-in-time glimpse at the evolving notion of resilience and how governments, businesses, neighborhoods, and people prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster.

March 26, 2020

Mayor Garcetti COVID-19 Update and Q&A

With cities and states taking the lead on coordinating the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TPR offers LA City Mayor Garcetti’s coronavirus update, which includes Q & A from press.

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