Transit Oriented Development

October 23, 2018

LA Planning Director Bertoni on Incentivizing Transit-Oriented Communities

Los Angeles Planning Director Vince Bertoni reflects on the TOC program's early success and the future of urban design, mobility, and affordable housing in LA.

April 10, 2018

"If SB 827 Were Law When LA County's Measure M Was on the Ballot, It Would Have Failed!" -Denny Zane, Move LA

To unpack the impacts of SB 827 on housing affordability and transit goals, TPR turned to Denny Zane of Move LA and Cynthia Strathmann of Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE).

March 15, 2018

Sen. Scott Wiener: Will SB 827 Upzone Neighborhoods & Supersede Local Community Plans?

Speaking at a recent town hall event in Los Angeles, Sen. Wiener (San Francisco) explained the rationale for SB 827 as he prepares to advance the bill in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee in April.

March 15, 2018

Zev Yaroslavsky on Scott Wiener’s SB 827: The Triumph of WIMBYs

Former Los Angeles County Supervisor and City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky responds to the language presented in Sen. Wiener's SB 827.

August 23, 2017

Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson on Housing and Transit Planning in South LA

Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson discusses how the new South LA community plans guide the opportunity for equitable transit-oriented development and his vision for increasing access to city services and jobs.

July 31, 2017

Jeff Morales Steps Down: CA High Speed Rail Leader Discusses Progress & Future

After five years running the California High Speed Rail Authority, Morales has managed to oversee the beginning construction of the rail line in the Central Valley. Despite constant efforts from the Legislature and lawsuits, he has kept the project on track to soon provide Californians with more opportunities.

July 31, 2017

LA County Planning Director Richard Bruckner’s Exit Interview

A veteran of Southern California planning, Bruckner shared some of the lessons learned over his 40 year career that included working on the growth of transit-oriented development, historic preservation, and the state-of-the-art general plan for unincorporated LA County.

May 11, 2017

New 'UC San Diego.Urban' Looks To Spur City & University Innovation

At CityAge Build the Future, UC San Diego Vice Chancellor Mary Walshok announced a new initiative called UCSanDiego.Urban.

October 10, 2016

Former Pittsburgh Mayor Opines on LA City’s Lack of Leadership in Planning LA 3.0

Former Mayor Murphy shares stories of how he shaped Pittsburgh through strong partnerships, investing in the city's future, and through thinking about how to create a new generation of jobs.

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