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The first light rail line to extend beyond Los Angeles County into the Inland Empire has had to rethink its construction schedule in response to skyrocketing costs.
Daily Bulletin
November 9, 2018, 12pm PST
A program financed by Bloomberg Philanthropies will pay homeowners to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and rent them to the recently homeless.
The New York Times
November 7, 2018, 11am PST
Preservationists had mobilized behind the cause of protecting a dilapidated gas station in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times
November 7, 2018, 10am PST
A City Council decision on short-term rental regulations reverses the decision of the City Planning Commission.
Los Angeles Times
October 30, 2018, 10am PDT
An historically successful group of transit and density opponents in Los Angeles have set their sights on a plan that would add density along the Expo Line in West Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times
October 26, 2018, 2pm PDT
The city of L.A.'s poets write about their neighborhoods.
Los Angeles Review of Books
October 11, 2018, 11am PDT
Los Angeles is grappling with the rising costs of building housing for homeless people. Rethinking the standard process is a way to save time and money.
Los Angeles Times
October 11, 2018, 7am PDT
It received a lot of press, but ultimately California's Senate Bill 827 went nowhere. Now, the state senator who introduced the bill is working with advocates who opposed it on another version that just might have better chances.
Curbed Los Angeles
October 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
With a promise to update all 35 of its community plans by 2024, Los Angeles took a big step toward that goal this week by launching new planning processes in nine community plan areas.
Los Angeles Department of City Planning
October 2, 2018, 1pm PDT
More details have emerged for yet another large transit project in Los Angeles County.
Urbanize LA
September 26, 2018, 2pm PDT
New photos and renderings show the Inglewood Stadium construction and future plans for the 300-acre multi-use project.
Urbanize LA
September 26, 2018, 9am PDT
Like many cities, L.A. already has two trains in the blue color family. With more rail projects in the works, some think it's time to update the system.
Los Angeles Times
September 25, 2018, 2pm PDT
Cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles already keep lists of vulnerable buildings, but a new piece of legislation would require all California cities do the same. The catch? The bill will not provide funding to support these lists.
Los Angeles Times
September 23, 2018, 9am PDT
Casting doubt on an official estimate of around 52,000, researchers at a Los Angeles-based nonprofit put the number at close to double that level. That's accounting for anyone who became homeless at some point during the year.
The Los Angeles Times
September 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
The region hopes to achieve widespread electrification of transportation ahead of the 2028 Olympics.
Fast Company
September 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
Measure M, approved by L.A. County voters in 2016, is enabling a slew of transit projects in the San Fernando Valley.
Urbanize LA
September 10, 2018, 9am PDT
After one year in action, the Transit Oriented Communities Affordable Housing Incentives Program has enabled a rare feat in Los Angeles: new development.
Urbanize LA
September 7, 2018, 10am PDT
A show about the impacts of gentrification in a working-class immigrant neighborhood in Los Angeles is generating controversy among those it represents.
Los Angeles Times
September 7, 2018, 9am PDT
An intrepid mapmaker has created a stunning map of the Pacific Electric Railway System, the old public transit system for L.A. and surrounding environs, once the largest trolley system in the world.
L.A. Taco
September 5, 2018, 9am PDT
As the number of excessive heat days steadily increases, cities face a range of new challenges. But they are also trying to get ahead of the problem while they still can.
The Washington Post