smart growth

September 19, 2013

Bill Fulton Tasked by Mayor with Reconstituting San Diego City’s Planning Department

San Diego Planning Director Bill Fulton talks community plans and rebuilding a department in the wake of a political shift in the city.

October 30, 2012

Leinberger and Becker Hail Smart Growth at Rail~Volution Conference

Chris Leinberger, President of LOCUS, and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, address transit-oriented development and smart growth from the perspectives of a real estate developer and a politician.

March 23, 2017

LA’s Updated Plans Require Integration, Consistency, Consensus

After the defeat of Measure S and Mayor Eric Garcetti's subsequent Executive Directive 19, LA City Planning Director Vince Bertoni joins TPR and discusses the new planning framework coming to City Hall.

March 23, 2017

Councilmember Ryu Opines On Needed LA City's Planning Reforms To Regain Public Trust

TPR sits down with Los Angeles Councilmember David Ryu after the defeat of Measure S to discuss his vision for planning and development reforms.

January 20, 2017

Santa Monica's Rick Cole Values City Planning and Citizen Engagement—Perhaps Why No-Growth Measure Failed To Pass

After Santa Monica's rejection of the growth-restricting Measure LV, Rick Cole is hopeful for the future of good planning in the LA area.

July 26, 2016

Affordable Housing’s Elephant In The Room: Operating and Preserving Multi-Family Housing

John Given discusses the need to preserve affordability in the operating rental housing market. His vision: putting 20 percent of LA’s existing housing stock under mission-driven control within the next 10 years.

June 29, 2016

The ‘Place’ of Water in Urban Design: ARUP's Vincent Lee

Vincent Lee describes the role of water in a number of global cities, and provides context for how Los Angeles can utilize its natural resources.

October 25, 2015

Rick Cole: Santa Monica's City Manager Champions Innovation & Real Planning

Rick Cole gives his perspective on an initiative to drastically limit development in Santa Monica as well as commenting on the coming Expo Line, efforts for local control of the Santa Monica Airport, and initiatives to address homelessness.

September 4, 2014

Bill Fulton’s Exit Reflections on San Diego City Planning

Bill Fulton draws upon years of experience to discuss planning in San Diego and the dissolution of community redevelopment agencies.

January 18, 2006

New Planning Commission Brings Energy, Vision, & Understanding of Smart Growth to L.A. Planning

Jane Usher and Robin Hughes look forward to helping Mayor Villaraigosa and the Planning Department realize the vision of smart growth.

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