Transportation

September 28, 2012

Edmiston: LA Densification Must Offer Suburban-like Amenities - Green Spaces and Places

Joe Edmiston, Executive Director of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, discusses a densifying Los Angeles and the need for natural space to preserve the city's special character.

September 5, 2012

Carl Muhlstein’s Real Estate Market Mantra: Housing & Location, Location, Location

Interview with Carl Muhlstein, new Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle in Los Angeles, on real estate opportunities across the Los Angeles Basin and on the challenges in working with local government.

September 4, 2012

Metro’s David Yale on MAP-21: It’s Shock Therapy for a Flatlining Gas Tax

David Yale, Executive Officer of Regional Programming for the Countywide Planning Department of Metro, explains how the newly passed Federal Surface Transportation bill, MAP-21, will impact Los Angeles County.

August 1, 2012

Mercedes Marquez: LA City’s New Deputy Mayor for Housing

Interview with Mercedes Marquez, who, after serving three years with HUD and the Obama Administration, takes on the position of Deputy Mayor for Housing with the City of Los Angeles.

July 23, 2012

Congressman Blumenauer and Supervisor Yaroslavsky Assess Recently Signed Federal Transportation Bill MAP-21

A joint interview with Congressman Earl Blumenauer and LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky on the implications of MAP-21 on national and regional transportation investment.

June 29, 2012

Metro Selects Gruen and Grimshaw Team to Master Plan Union Station

Jenna Hornstock, LA Metro's Deputy Executive Officer of Countywide Planning, discusses the agency's upcoming master plan for Union Station as well as their decision to work with Gruen Associates on project.

June 29, 2012

High-Speed Rail Authority’s Dan Richard Argues for California’s Business Plan

Dan Richard, Board Chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, makes a compelling case for why high-speed rail is a prudent economic infrastructure project for California.

June 21, 2012

Assemblymember Mike Feuer on the Extension of Measure R

California Assemblymember Mike Feuer explains the importance of permanently extending the Measure R sales tax for transportation projects across Los Angeles County.

December 19, 2011

German American Business Association Discusses Developments in Electric Vehicles, Policy and Products

German and American business and policy leaders discuss recent developments in the world of electric vehicles. As regions like Bavaria have fostered EV-friendly policies, BMW and CODA automotive highlight new products and approaches towards providing the customer with a reliable and affordable vehicle.

November 10, 2011

Westwood Village Plan Balances Students, Visitors, Businesses, and Public Space

A public symposium held to present the urban design plans for Westwood Village illustrated several debates. Who will take advantage of a redesigned Westwood Village? What role will UCLA have in defining the space? Is a new Metro stop the catalyst for change some claim it to be? A panel of architects, critics, and policy-makers discuss.

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