Density

June 20, 2019

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

TPR revisits a timely—but two-year-old—conversation between Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Christopher Hawthorne from a “3rd LA” gathering at Occidental College on growth, density, and supportive infrastructure.

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.

May 27, 2019

San Diego Mayoral Candidate Barbara Bry on Addressing Affordability Without Devaluing Community Planning

San Diego Councilmember Barbara Bry discusses the ongoing housing crisis and her vision for dense, neighborhood-driven transit-oriented communities in San Diego.

May 20, 2019

 Sen. Wiener's SB 50 Prompts Filing of Constitutional Amendment

TPR presents the text of the Workforce Housing and Neighborhood Protection Act, a recently filed amendment to the California state constitution to address the roles that both state and local governments have in incenting the production of affordable housing.

May 15, 2019

Gerhard Mayer: U.S. Urban Planning Needs Complete Paradigm Shift

Acclaimed architect Gerhard Mayer discusses how the suburban model of American housing came to be, outlining how cities in Europe and Asia have embraced design-level thinking to develop livable, dense urban communities.

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.

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