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July 22, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Director Rita Robinson discusses the Bureau of Sanitation's pursuit of a cleaner, greener, and landfill-free L.A.</p>
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March 1, 2007, 5am PST
<p>As Southern California's population grows -- and taxes its famously scarce water supply -- the Inland Empire Utilities Agency is applying the tenets of smart growth to its efforts to recycle, reuse, and conserve water.</p>
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February 24, 2007, 7am PST
<p>The chair of L.A.'s municipally-owned Department of Water and Power outlines how the city will build up its portfolio of green power by 2010.</p>
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July 25, 2006, 10am PDT
With a strong style and a common-sense approach, Gloria Jeff is taking on one of the world's most unenviable jobs: general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation.
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March 22, 2006, 5am PST
Three months ago Gov. Schwarzenegger announced a landmark $222 billion plan to invest in California's infrastructure. Yet the state legislature has dealt a blow to crumbling bridges and congested freeways by failing to agree on a bond measure to fund it.
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March 8, 2006, 2pm PST
The four living former state governors call on policymakers to draft a bond initiative to pay for the state's critical infrastructure needs, including its trade transportation infrastructure, and levees in Northern California.
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February 25, 2006, 11am PST
Chicago and Indiana have made billions by partnering with private financers on infrastructure assets. Attorneys David Narefsky and John Schmidt explain how California can reap similar benefits.
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December 17, 2005, 11am PST
Councilmember Wendy Greuel says that getting L.A. moving requires doing small fixes now and planning for big projects in the future.
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December 15, 2005, 5am PST
Economist John Husing says that a $36 billion in the region's goods movement infrastructure will more than pay for itself.
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November 22, 2005, 12pm PST
Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon has championed smart transportation solutions as a member of the House Transporatation Commitee. In this interview, he explains the challenges to getting funds for many common-sense solutions.
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November 8, 2005, 11am PST
Is Los Angeles' new Metro Orange Line -- a dedicated busway -- a 'revolution' for the city? Running the width of the Valley, LA County Supervisor Zez Yaroslavsky calls the line a true innovation in American transit.
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August 10, 2005, 11am PDT
Richard Hollingsworth, director of a economic development organization, discusses the value of regional planning.
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June 20, 2005, 11am PDT
The City of San Diego, once thought of as a model city, is experiencing a political 'melt down'.
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May 2, 2005, 1pm PDT
Chicago's Public School CEO shares his strategies for planning Chicago's schools.
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April 11, 2005, 1pm PDT
L.A.'s Transportation bureau chief comments on the department's mission, traffic congestion, and the future of transportation in LA.
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April 10, 2005, 11am PDT
As Governor Schwarzenegger&#146;s secretary of Business, Transportatioin and Housing, Sunne Wright McPeak directs California's largest government agency.
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February 11, 2005, 12pm PST
Councilmember Tom LaBonge urges county policymakers to plan for heavy-rail infrastructure for the future.
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February 10, 2005, 12pm PST
Former California Gov. Pete Wilson will oversee a Center for Economic Development set up by the L.A. County Economic Development Corp.
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December 4, 2004, 9am PST
The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach must work to reduce air pollution even as shipping volume expands.
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October 5, 2004, 1pm PDT
Santa Barbara County Supervisor Naomi Schwartz discusses the possibility of a rail line to Ventura County.
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