Infrastructure

September 8, 2021

LA Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins on Infrastructure Equity

From a virtual roundtable on infrastructure equity in LA County, TPR excerpts LA Metro's new CEO Stephanie Wiggins on opportunities for improving essential service for LA's essential workforce.

August 25, 2021

Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Infrastructure & Climate Risk

TPR spoke with US Congressman Earl Blumenauer, who sits on the House Ways & Means Committee, for insights on the now-pending $1 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

June 15, 2021

Outgoing MWD GM Jeffrey Kightlinger on 15 Years Of Regional Water Leadership

TPR finds it timely to shares this exit interview with outgoing MWD GM Jeffrey Kightlinger who reflects on his 15-year consensus-building tenure leading the region's efforts to secure and enhance local water supplies and invest in climate-resilient water infrastructure.

June 14, 2021

New MWD GM Adel Hagekhalil Commits To “One Water” Agenda

TPR is proud to share this timely interview with Metropolitan Water District's newly confirmed General Manager, Adel Hagekhalil.

April 16, 2021

Outgoing SCAG President Rex Richardson on Empowering Cities for Growth

TPR sat down with outgoing SCAG President and City of Long Beach Vice Mayor, Rex Richardson, to discuss how the nation's largest metropolitan planning organization was able to find consensus on focusing new housing development near jobs and transit to balance future mobility and housing needs with economic, environmental and public health goals.

April 1, 2021

Metrolink Unveils First Climate Action Plan

Metrolink announced its new Climate Action Plan—the agency's first formal environmentally focused initiative that sets goals for emissions reduction, air quality improvement, and other sustainability measures to help advance the regional railway’s aggressive goal for zero emissions by 2028.

October 8, 2020

CTC Chair Hilary Norton Reflects on Sea Change in State Transportation Priorities in Advance of the National Election

Hilary Norton shares her priorities for the CTC and enthusiasm for creative projects that maximize benefits—and generate revenues—to support a more active and equitable vision for transportation in California.

August 17, 2020

City Age Digital Roundtable on Silicon Valley’s Urbanist Future 

Highlighting the ways in which the pandemic’s disruption is unleashing innovation and entrepreneurial bureaucrats, panelists share their hope for streamlining public and private sector collaboration to solve some of the region’s most pressing challenges of housing, transportation, and equity.

August 11, 2020

LA's Chief Resilience Officer on Pandemic's 'Reveal' of City's Vulnerabilities

LA City Chief Resilience Officer, Aaron Gross elaborates on how the pandemic is shaping the city’s understanding of resilience and the cascading impact that overlapping disasters of earthquake or wildfire could have on the city’s already limited resources.

April 29, 2020

Rick Cole: The Four Horsemen of the 'Fiscal' Apocalypse

Rick Cole identifies the Four Horsemen of the 'Fiscal' Apocalypse: Cratering Revenue, Neglected Infrastructure, Pension Debt, and Community Need, as heralds ushering the reinvention of city services to meet the needs of today’s urban realities.

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