Infrastructure

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.

July 22, 2016

Long Beach Civic Center: Lessons Learned From A Successful Public Private Partnership

Amy Bodek and Jeffrey Fullerton shared details and lessons learned from the innovative public-private partnership that built the $520-million Long Beach Civic Center project.

May 26, 2016

Metro LA’s Water Supply Increasingly Relying on Management of Stormwater

Gary Hildebrand (LA County Public Works, left) and Marty Adams (LADWP) explain the fruitful collaboration between city and county on stormwater capture, a strategy that has received renewed attention as Los Angeles strives to shift to a fully local water supply.

August 7, 2015

A Reality Check: Do Too Many Republicans Want to Defund Federal Surface Transportation Investment?

Congressman Earl Blumenauer advocates for increasing the gas tax in the context of America's failing infrastructure.

April 29, 2015

The Revitalization of Ports O’ Call Promises San Pedro Waterfront Access & New Infrastructure

Wayne Ratkovich and Doane Liu speak to the vision for the site given its constraints, necessary infrastructure improvements, and the project’s potential to bring Angelenos to the waterfront.

August 9, 2013

Port of Long Beach Continues to Green and Expand Facilities, Operations

The Port of Long Beach directors and commissioners discuss upgrading facilities, planning for the expansion of the Panama Canal, and greening operations.

June 5, 2013

Tim Brick, Retired Chair of MWD, Opines on Met's Priorities & Options

Tim Brick, Retired Chair of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, explains the state's approach towards water infrastructure while balancing regional challenges and political will.

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