Transportation

October 10, 2011

Terry O’Day Exits Environment Now for NRG & Electric Car Market

Terry O'Day talks about his leading Environment Now and explains his new position with eVgo and NRG. O'Day sees Southern California as being on the cusp of an electric vehicle transformation. This time, the market is ready.

October 7, 2011

Congress: Partisanship Hogties Federal Transportation Funding

US Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon has staunchly supported public investment in transportation systems, water infrastructure, and livable cities. With the House in apparent gridlock, however, passing what have traditionally been banal, bipartisan bills is now a game of high-stakes political chicken. The congressman discusses where infrastructure bills are now and what we can expect next from Washington.

October 6, 2011

ULI-Los Angeles: Gail Goldberg’s New City Planning Platform

Gail Goldberg, former Los Angeles Planning Director and current Executive Director of ULI-L.A., discusses the upcoming Urban Land Institute conference in Los Angeles as well as the continued relevance of urban planning in American cities today.

September 22, 2011

WUF Westside Mayors Panel: Just Leave Redevelopment Alone!

Cecilia Estolano of ELP Advisors leads Mayors John Duran of West Hollywood, Richard Bloom of Santa Monica, Micheál O'Leary of Culver City, and Vice Mayor William Brien of Beverly Hills in a conversation about redevelopment, Sacramento, parking, and the exciting changes taking place in their cities.

September 15, 2011

LADOT Moving Past Budget Woes, Audit Controversy

Jaime de la Vega, general manager of the LADOT, on how to proceed with transportation policies in the shadow of budget cuts and political uncertainty.

August 23, 2011

Frances Anderton Frames AIA/LA Transportation Panels

One of the region's leading voices on design and the built environment sums up the the "era of immobility."

June 30, 2011

AIA|LA-Dwell Hosts Symposium: The Architecture of Transportation

A panel of luminaries and leaders look to the future of transportation (while keeping an eye on the past).

March 31, 2011

Westside Urban Forum Panel: "R" We There Yet?

The March gathering of WUF featured David Abel, Richard Katz, Denny Zane, and David Grannis, who shared the current political, financing, and planning state of Measure R.

September 30, 2009

Leahy's Deputy CEO Paul Taylor Returns to LA Metro

After 20 years away from Los Angeles, new Deputy CEO Paul Taylor returns to LA Metro prepared to uphold the commitment made to the public by Measure R.

September 29, 2008

Sen. Mark Ridley-Thomas OP-Ed Argues for Congestion Pricing Pilot Program

State Senator Mark Ridley-Thomas sees the FastLanes pilot program for congestion pricing on regional freeways as a win-win for drivers and municipal coffers.

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