Urban Planning

December 4, 2013

AECOM Forges New Approach to Construction and Financing in Downtown LA

Michael Burke, president of AECOM, discusses financing and developments underway in Downtown Los Angeles.

May 8, 2013

The Planning Report Endorses Eric Garcetti for Mayor of Los Angeles

The Planning Report endorses Councilman Eric Garcetti for Mayor of Los Angeles.

March 4, 2013

Former San Diego Planning Director Bill Anderson on Reviving the City's Planning Department

Former City of San Diego Planning Director Bill Anderson discusses plans by the newly elected Mayor Bob Filner to unmerge the Planning and Development Services department.

December 4, 2012

LA Council President Asks AIA-LA Members if Merging Planning with Building & Safety Is a Good Idea

In the following partial transcript from a November 15 breakfast forum held by the American Institute of Architects, LA City Council President Herb Wesson leads an assessment of the pros/cons of merging the Department of Planning with Building and Safety in response to budgetary constraints.

November 1, 2012

Financing Strategy for Aligning Transit and Real Estate - TODs

Excerpts from an article, Aligning Transit and Real Estate: An Integrated Financial Strategy, by Will Fleissig of Communitas Development Inc. and Ian Carlton of the University of California, Berkeley.

August 30, 2012

DC Planning Director Harriet Tregoning on Smartly Bridging the Anacostia River

Interview with Harriet Tregoning, Director of the Washington DC Office of Planning, on plans to connect both sides of the Anacostia River through a revitalized and pedestrian-oriented 11th Street Bridge.

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.

May 27, 2019

UCLA's Ananya Roy on Housing Inequality & Market-Driven Displacement

TPR is proud to present the following interview with Dr. Ananya Roy, professor of urban planning and founding director of the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy.

May 27, 2019

San Diego Mayoral Candidate Barbara Bry on Addressing Affordability Without Devaluing Community Planning

San Diego Councilmember Barbara Bry discusses the ongoing housing crisis and her vision for dense, neighborhood-driven transit-oriented communities in San Diego.

June 14, 2017

Port of San Diego’s Seaport Village Chooses Gafcon’s Integrated Master Plan Vision

TPR sits down with Yehudi Gaffen to discuss the 70 acre site he is developing to revitalize the corner of the San Diego Bay.

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