Infrastructure

May 7, 2017

New LA County Public Works Director Focused on a 21st Century Infrastructure

Mark Pestrella joins TPR to discuss how LA County Public Works is addressing funding and implementing climate-resilient stormwater infrastructure.

May 7, 2017

'One Water LA' Update: Region's Progress On Building A Resilient Water Supply

Regional water leaders discuss the the One Water LA Plan, forthcoming in July, and a VerdeXchange-sponsored water charrette scheduled for June.

April 3, 2017

A Federal Point of View on California’s Infrastructure Investment Package

Rep. Blumenauer offers exclusive comments on California's landmark road and transportation funding package.

March 1, 2017

DTLA’s Angels Flight To Reopen By Labor Day Thanks To Historic P3

DTLA's Angels Flight will reopen by Labor Day in a public-private partnership. Read remarks by José Huizar, Adele Yellin, Nuria Haltiwanger, and Geoffrey Yarema.

February 28, 2017

Gov. Brown Prioritizes California’s Water and Transportation Infrastructure Spending

At a recent press conference, Governor Brown said that Californians need to "belly up to the bar and start spending money" to fund resilient, climate-smart water, transportation, and energy infrastructure.

February 27, 2017

The Transformative Prospects Of An LA 2024 Olympics

As LA seeks to host its third Olympic Games in 2024, VerdeXchange and Urban Land Institute convened the champions of the bid at VX2017/ULI's FutureBuild.

November 29, 2016

Safeguarding California: CA’s Natural Resources Secretary on Resiliency & Climate Change Plans

Secretary John Laird on the comprehensive plan to protect California's natural resources.

October 31, 2016

To Regional Leaders: Comprehensive Planning Must Be Integrated into Pro-Housing Conversation

SCAG's recent California Housing Summit focused on the chronic shortage of affordable housing in Los Angeles. TPR presents an except from a breakout session moderated by Santa Monica City Manager Rick Cole, entitled “Integrate, Preserve, Utilized, and Build,” which focused on how good community and infrastructure planning must work in tandem with pro-housing advocates.

August 17, 2016

Climate Change Impacts on California's Water Supply Require MWD to Prioritize Differently

TPR checks in with Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Manager Jeff Kightlinger on how water management continues to evolve in response to climate change and drought.

August 15, 2016

New Santa Monica Public Works Director Susan Cline Prioritizes Sustainability

Recently named Public Works Director, Susan Cline shares her vision for continuing Santa Monica's leadership on efficient buildings, water conservation, clean energy, and integrating sustainability into all city operations.

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