Density

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 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 11, 2019

New LA PLUM Chair Marqueece Harris-Dawson Details His Priorities for 2019

Councilmember Harris-Dawson speaks about implementing funding for homeless housing, the Metro Crenshaw Line, and how the construction of the new Inglewood stadium is impacting LA City Council District 8.

May 14, 2018

Mayor Brand to CA Legislature: Instead of Simplistic Supply Side SB827, Give Cities Resources

Redondo Beach Mayor Bill Brand joins TPR to discuss his efforts to ensure local land use decisions remain at the local level, and describes his criticisms with SB 827.

April 10, 2018

BIA Roundtable: Scott Wiener on SB 827 & His Statewide Upzoning Agenda

Sen. Wiener covers the slew of amendments and changes he has incorporated into SB 827.

April 9, 2018

UCLA’s Michael Storper on Squaring Urbanism & Density

Professor Michael Storper of UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs outlines why the broad-brush of SB 827 will likely led to increased displacement and contradictory effects.

March 15, 2018

Sen. Scott Wiener: Will SB 827 Upzone Neighborhoods & Supersede Local Community Plans?

Speaking at a recent town hall event in Los Angeles, Sen. Wiener (San Francisco) explained the rationale for SB 827 as he prepares to advance the bill in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee in April.

March 15, 2018

Zev Yaroslavsky on Scott Wiener’s SB 827: The Triumph of WIMBYs

Former Los Angeles County Supervisor and City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky responds to the language presented in Sen. Wiener's SB 827.

June 26, 2017

Culver City Hosts Mobility Visioning Process Involving Stakeholders, Architects & Planners

As Culver City seeks to increase density along the public transportation corridors, Councilmember Thomas Small and Craig Nelson of Steer Davies Gleave share their outlook on the current public process.

June 26, 2017

Randall Lewis Opines on Barriers to Increased Housing Production

TPR sat down with Randall Lewis of the Lewis Group of Companies to address Southern California’s challenges to building an adequate supply of housing. Lewis shares where he sees opportunities for potential breakthroughs on housing production.

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