The Planning Report

The American Institute of Architects conferred its top award—the Gold Medal—posthumously to Julia Morgan in December 2013, making her the first woman to receive the honor.
2 days ago   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
When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its preference for a $1.08 billion plan to restore habitat in the Los Angeles River, many credited Lewis MacAdams's fight to change the city's relationship with its waterway over nearly three decades.
Jul 3, 2014   The Planning Report
As Los Angeles ambitiously builds public transit infrastructure, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is working on plans to update Union Station so that it will better serve the Los Angeles of the future.
Jul 2, 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