Los Angeles

15 hours ago
A 77-story skyscraper proposed for Downtown Los Angeles would be the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.
The Architect's Newspaper
3 days ago
Transit planners with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority have recommended light rail for the planned East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 14, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study from UCLA confirms what past studies have found, that rising rents and housing prices are fueling California's homelessness crisis.
Los Angeles Times
June 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The city's failure to deliver public restrooms is not the first sign of trouble for its sweeping homelessness plan, but it’s a painful one for the residents of Skid Row.
Los Angeles Times
May 31, 2018, 8am PDT
The "Loop" is the latest manifestation of Elon Musk's transportation fantasies, offering "personal rapid transit" to and from anywhere in Los Angeles without any congestion or cost.
Los Angeles Times
May 28, 2018, 9am PDT
A coalition of researchers have identified one area near the 101 and other near I-15 that would help keep the big cats alive and healthy.
Los Angeles Times
May 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
LADOT is rehearsing now for the day it has to manage autonomous vehicles alongside delivery drones and air taxis.
The Planning Report
May 21, 2018, 12pm PDT
Even with tons of building permits already issued this year, the outlook for the state’s affordability crisis is pretty grim.
The Mercury News
May 20, 2018, 11am PDT
One of the main forces behind Measure S spills her thoughts on Hollywood, homelessness and what’s wrong with planning in Los Angeles.
Curbed Los Angeles
May 15, 2018, 7am PDT
In car-dependent communities, road diets and bike lanes can be a tough sell.
CityLab
May 14, 2018, 8am PDT
Take a first look at the fruits of the Boring Company's labor. According to Elon Musk, the tunnel will be open to the public for free rides later this year.
Los Angeles Times
May 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new book on urban ecology shows how quickly wild species living in cities can adapt to their surroundings.
National Geographic
May 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
California added 309,000 residents last year, an 8 percent drop compared to annual increases since 2010. The state added a net 85,000 housing units, accounting for losses to wildfires.
SF Gate
May 10, 2018, 10am PDT
A plan to streamline approval of a wave of homeless facilities in the city of Los Angeles is running into an early snag with an emergency shelter proposed for a parking lot in the Koreatown neighborhood.
Curbed LA
May 10, 2018, 9am PDT
Buses are often the best tool for making a dynamic, equitable city, but they're in a period of decline that shouldn't be allowed to become a death spiral.
CityLab
May 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
A survey of recent planning decisions demonstrates that cities are no longer necessarily looking to more and bigger highways to solve their traffic problems.
The New York Times
April 30, 2018, 8am PDT
A coach suspended from a cable (like a big gondola or ski lift) has been proposed by private company Aerial Rapid Transit Technologies, to bring fans to Chavez Ravine in 2022.
Curbed LA
April 28, 2018, 9am PDT
A legacy of discriminatory planning exacerbated the low-density sprawl that's been so hard for Los Angeles to roll back.
The American Prospect
April 26, 2018, 9am PDT
After a state decision to abolish California's redevelopment agencies seven years ago, Los Angeles still received some of that money, directing it to city services instead of affordable housing.
Los Angeles Times
Feature
April 25, 2018, 8am PDT
By embracing timeless principles of urban placemaking, we can create walkable transit villages and make room for housing at every socioeconomic level. First we have to re-invigorate high quality urban design.
Gerhard Mayer