Infrastructure

January 14, 2022

Governor Newsom's Proposed 2022-23 State Budget

On Monday, January 10 Governor Newsom announced his $286 billion budget request for 2022-23. TPR excerpts the Governor’s Proposed Budget Summary, highlighting requested state spending for economic and workforce development, transportation, energy, water, climate, housing, and homelessness.

December 8, 2021

Building A Transformational Physical & Metaphorical Bridge: Scott Kratz on DC’s 11th Street Bridge Park Project

Scott Kratz, Senior Vice President of Building Bridges Across the River, is leading the multi-jurisdictional effort to transform an aged-out freeway bridge into a seven-acre civic space crossing the Anacostia River in Washington, DC.

September 23, 2021

Former Mayors & Governors Support the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

TPR shares this letter of support signed by a broad coalition of 65 former mayors and governors representing cities and states across the county.

September 20, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin on The Consequential Impacts Of Congress’ Budget & Infrastructure Votes This Month

As Democrats in Congress work to fashion and negotiate a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill this month, TPR asked Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) to elaborate on the significance of the pending federal spending frameworks.

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.

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