The Planning Report

As California continues to set a national example for greenhouse-gas emission reductions while meeting the goals of AB 32, the state must grapple with new regulatory issues around energy.
Sep 14, 2014   The Planning Report
Since the 1980s, California has been both a beacon of cutting-edge urban policy and an example of the ways planning can go awry.
Sep 10, 2014   The Planning Report
In the face of climate change, making cities "resilient" before crises strike has become a pressing concern.
Sep 7, 2014   The Planning Report
Can municipal governments adopt cutting-edge technology—and the culture that goes with it?
Aug 8, 2014   The Planning Report
A city famous for its intransigent car culture is bringing in an active transportation expert to run its Department of Transportation.
Aug 7, 2014   The Planning Report
Could the Los Angeles River use its own 'power broker'?
Jul 28, 2014   The Planning Report
It will come as no surprise to those tracking the built environment in Los Angeles that City Planning currently faces a number of challenges.
Jul 24, 2014   The Planning Report
"Whither planning in Los Angeles?" Sam Hall Kaplan seeks to find out.
Jul 7, 2014   The Planning Report
Bill Witte, president of Related California, one of the most active developers of residential and commercial properties on the West Coast, talks about real estate, affordable housing, and a squeezed middle class with The Planning Report.
Jun 8, 2014   The Planning Report
Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, details the ongoing preparation and response his regional water agency has championed in the face of the driest calendar year in the state's history.
Jun 6, 2014   The Planning Report
During Australia's 12-year drought, cities like Brisbane cut water usage per-person-per-day by more than half. Andy Lipkis, the founder and president of TreePeople, believes Los Angeles can follow this example.
Jun 5, 2014   The Planning Report