LA River Live, An interactive planning model of the LA River

Volunteers need
to help with model to work with hundreds and children and their parents
on urban planning issues along the LA River.

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Re-Imagining Chinatown Exhibit Opens Downtown

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(Longtime readers will remember that Streetsblog has covered many of James Rojas’ efforts to explain planning and get people to use their imagination when thinking about the future of transportation.  In the past, we’ve covered a fraction of Rojas’ interactive planning  workshops "Pushing Planning Boundaries in Santa Monica," "A Future without Cars,"and "the Interactive Downtown […]

Workshop Notes from “L.A. 2050” Event at Occidental College

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(Last week before a question and answer session with L.A. City Planning Director Michael LoGrande, James Rojas led attendees through an interactive modeling program.  The theme of this program was to envision Los Angeles in 2050.  Rojas shares his notes with us below.  If you’re not familiar with Rojas’ modeling projects, check out this video […]

RIO District Hearing

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The City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning invites you to the public hearings for the River Improvement Overlay District (RIO) and the Los Angeles River Improvement Overlay District (LA-RIO). The proposed RIO is an ordinance that establishes a new supplemental use district for river adjacent areas. The LA-RIO is the first proposed district […]

Urban Planning in a Tijuana Colonia

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On August 5th and 6th I facilitated a high-energy, successful community visioning activity for Camino Verde, a colonia in Tijuana organized by Reacciona Tijuana. This project started as a collaboration between Giacomo Castagnola, architect/artist and myself as part of an urban planning art exhibition being organized in October for the Museum of Latin American Art. I wanted […]

Today’s Headlines

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Times Editorial Endorses MyFigueroa (LAT) Metro Stepping Up Fare Enforcement on the Orange Line (The Source) LA Council Approves River Recreation Zone Motion (KCET, Curbed) LA Council Planning Committee Approves Fracking Ban Motion (LAT) Bike Coalition Urges Metro to Take Lead Role on Active Transpo (LACBC) Infographic: LA Has Four of USA’s 10 Steepest Streets (Fixr) […]