February 19, 2013
VerdeXchange conference panel, “The Delta Resiliency After an Event,” featuring Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager at the Metropolitan Water District; Gerald Meral, Deputy Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency; Jack Baylis, Senior Vice President of the Shaw Group; Paul Brown, a International Water Association Fellow; Lucy Jones, Senior Advisor for Risk Reduction at the USGS; and Phil Isenberg, Chair of the Delta Stewardship Council.
December 4, 2012
Amir Peleg, founder and CEO of TaKaDu, and Jacob Lipa, president of Psomas Engineering in Los Angeles, discuss TaKaDu’s data-collecting software for water utilities, and how California stacks up in the global push for better water infrastructure.
November 1, 2012
Excerpts from an article, Aligning Transit and Real Estate: An Integrated Financial Strategy, by Will Fleissig of Communitas Development Inc. and Ian Carlton of the University of California, Berkeley.
October 30, 2012
John Beck, Chairman and CEO of Aecon, Canada's largest publicly traded construction company, explains how merging sustainability with infrastructure projects and operations positively impact's the company's bottom line.
July 23, 2012
A joint interview with Congressman Earl Blumenauer and LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky on the implications of MAP-21 on national and regional transportation investment.
June 29, 2012
David Abel, 'Beyond Chinatown' author Steven Erie, and LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne discuss how LA's urban and infrastructure development in the late 19th - early 20th century set the city on a trajectory unique from San Francisco.
May 30, 2012
Interview with Jack Baylis on his transition from AECOM to The Shaw Group, on his positions on the California Fish and Game Commission and the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, and on the future of infrastructure and water in California.
November 7, 2011
Goods reaching the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach must reach their destinations across the US, and this creates intense trucking traffic along the I-710 corridor. Jerry Wood of the Gateway Cities Council of Governments describes how local government and community groups have engaged in the planning process for an upgrade to that transportation infrastructure.
May 8, 2013
Jack Baylis speaks to TPR as he leaves his position at The Shaw Group to form a new company, The Baylis Group, which will maintain a focus on water.
April 3, 2013
Larry Kosmont, CEO of Kosmont Companies, walks TPR through California Redevelopment’s liquidation timeline, with advice for the private sector on the State’s impending property divestment.
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