February 19, 2013
Allan Kotin of Allan D. Kotin and Associates outlines the short-term decisions that can lead to substantial long-term returns on transit-oriented development in remarks delivered at the US High Speed Rail Conference in Downtown Los Angeles.
June 29, 2012
Dan Richard, Board Chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, makes a compelling case for why high-speed rail is a prudent economic infrastructure project for California.
June 26, 2012
TPR interviews Will Kempton, CEO of the Orange County Transportation Authority, discussing his his experiences and priorities since leaving Caltrans and the need for forming regional partnerships between public agencies.
March 21, 2012
TPR sat down with Martha Welborne, Executive Director of Countywide Planning at Metro, to discuss her duties towards the Metro Board, project completion, and the people of Los Angeles County. Building Los Angeles’ new transit system will take decades, and Measure R’s seemingly reliable flow of money means that Metro will feature prominently in the purviews of local governments across the county for the foreseeable future.
October 11, 2011
Richard Katz, Board Chairman of Metrolink and former California High-Speed Rail panel member, speaks candidly on the challenges rail faces in Southern California. While High-Speed Rail deals with financial and legal uncertainties, Metrolink thrives under new management.
October 7, 2011
US Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon has staunchly supported public investment in transportation systems, water infrastructure, and livable cities. With the House in apparent gridlock, however, passing what have traditionally been banal, bipartisan bills is now a game of high-stakes political chicken. The congressman discusses where infrastructure bills are now and what we can expect next from Washington.
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