Affordable Housing

Garcetti, Officials, Developers on Transportation Planning, Transit Oriented Development at ULI LA FutureBuild 1

“It’s like throwing a sponge into the ocean!” said LA mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti, referring to the Sepulveda Pass freeway expansion. He spoke at the Urban Land Institute’s FutureBuild plenary session on the state of transportation and transit oriented development in Southern California. The comment could be just as easily […]


MoveLA 5th Annual Transportation Conversation February 1, 2013

MoveLA: Fast Forward from Union Station (February) to Washington (March) to Sacramento (April) 1

Funding transit projects in the wake of Measure J’s defeat was the subject of MoveLA’s February meeting at Union Station. I counted 38 panelists, including elected officials and agency heads, transportation managers, transit / housing / environmental advocates, academics, and private developers. Main takeaways: MoveLA is mobilizing business, labor, environmental, […]

Triangle Project Will Boost Glendale Revenues, Provide Construction Jobs, and Worsen Area Traffic

Approved Triangle Project in Glendale offers clear financial benefits to the city, but retail and construction projections don’t stand up to scrutiny, and increased traffic will impact locals doing business in the area.