Los Angeles

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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
September 4, 2018, 7am PDT
A closer look at a plan for Los Angeles linking Dodger Stadium to the subway points to the proposal’s many flaws.
Urbanize LA
September 1, 2018, 11am PDT
In California, agencies are working to redefine enforcement and safety procedures as the number of homeless individuals who seek refuge in vulnerable open or wild landscapes continue to increase.
The Planning Report
August 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
First proposed in 1999, the Centennial project has been litigated and revised for years. The county's Regional Planning Commission has recommended approval, potentially opening another layer of sprawl at the far reaches of Los Angeles County.
Los Angeles Times
August 18, 2018, 9am PDT
A cartoon strip captures the essence of Chuck, the creator of The People Walker in Los Angeles.
The Nib
August 16, 2018, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be it the first in the country to deploy body scanners on its rail system.
Los Angeles Times
August 12, 2018, 9am PDT
A proposal to block cars from the Runway in Playa Vista reflects a new approach to user experience in retail environments.
Los Angeles Times
August 10, 2018, 1pm PDT
The settlement closes another chapter in the saga of the methane leak that caused an evacuation of a corner of Los Angeles from October 2015 to February 2016.
Los Angeles Daily News
August 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
The historically Latino working class neighborhood is a frequent touchstone in debates over gentrification in Los Angeles. That history goes back decades and colors residents' perceptions.
BOOM: A Journal of California
August 1, 2018, 9am PDT
An extended Crenshaw Line would cut north-south through the middle of the Los Angeles basin, connecting three rail transit lines and some of the busiest buses in the county. Some don't want to wait 30 years for the plan to come to fruition.
Los Angeles Times
July 31, 2018, 10am PDT
Los Angeles created a tax incentive to promote urban farms on the thousands of vacant lots around the city. So far, the incentive has been given out only four times.
CityLab
July 26, 2018, 10am PDT
The streetcar planned for the central business district and historic core of Los Angeles would cost nearly $300 million and move an estimated 4,181 riders a day.
Los Angeles Downtown News
July 23, 2018, 12pm PDT
With water levels habitually low, officials from the Eastern Sierra say they are "headed for a showdown” with L.A.
Los Angeles Times
July 21, 2018, 7am PDT
The proposed property tax would double the county's stormwater capture capacity.
LAist
July 18, 2018, 8am PDT
The Los Angeles Transit-Oriented Communities program, which offers development bonuses in exchange for affordable housing in developments near transit lines, is the city's most successful affordable housing tool.
The Real Deal