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The Planning Report

Pasadena recently elected its first new mayor in 16 years, and the city is completing a 20-year General Plan Update that aims to continue animating downtown Pasadena by addressing growth and mobility simultaneously.
Yesterday   The Planning Report
Tom Rothmann explains how and why Los Angeles is updating antiquated language governing land use in the city.
Mar 13, 2015   The Planning Report
Bloomberg Philanthropies will fund an "Innovation Delivery Team" in Los Angeles to approach the challenge of revitalizing urban neighborhoods while also creating improvements for existing populations.
Mar 10, 2015   The Planning Report
Two experts consider the future of cab companies in the age of Uber and Lyft.
Feb 18, 2015   The Planning Report
Los Angeles Dodger Senior Vice President of Planning and Development Janet Marie Smith reflects on her efforts to breathe new life into downtowns through sports stadiums.
Dec 23, 2014   The Planning Report
Recently elected Mayor of Long Beach Robert Garcia, 37 years old, outlines his priorities: education, climate change, and economic development.
Dec 19, 2014   The Planning Report
Drawing on longtime efforts to promote livability at the neighborhood, city, and regional level, Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Rick Cole recently highlighted lessons learned about "urban revitalization."
Dec 10, 2014   The Planning Report
A new trail segment along the Los Angeles River breaks ground in a park-poor neighborhood as part of the countywide Los Angeles River revitalization.
Nov 23, 2014   The Planning Report
James Butts is committed to turning Inglewood around, with economic investment and property development now on the rise.
Nov 22, 2014   The Planning Report
Dr. Lucy Jones advises the city known for seismic activity on how to avert economic disaster when a natural disaster inevitably strikes.
Nov 21, 2014   The Planning Report
Across the US, cities increasingly view waterfronts as opportunities for green space. Once tied to industrial uses, river fronts now offer a chance to repurpose existing infrastructure for public use.
Oct 17, 2014   The Planning Report