Today’s Headlines

Are Developers Being Demonized In L.A.? (KCRW) Metro Wants To Increase Regional Connector Subway Budget – Again (LAT) 2017 Tweaks To CA Density Bonus Laws (Urbanize) Feds Investigating Metro Policing Civil Rights Complaint (KPCC) Minivan Crashes Into Juice Shop In La Puente (SGV Tribune) Metro Seeks Input On Union Station Pedestrianization, Meeting Jan 26 (The […]

Talking Headways Podcast: Cities on a Hill

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Francis Fitzgerald joins the podcast this week to talk about her 1986 book, Cities on a Hill. We discuss the different “visionary” communities described in the book, including Rajneeshpuram in Oregon, San Francisco’s Castro district, Sun City retirement communities, and Jerry Falwell’s moral majority in Lynchburg, Virginia.