LA rail retrofit started 20 years ago . . .
If you haven’t checked out the architecture blog of Moby (famous DJ & electronic music pioneer), here it is.
Looks like California High Speed Rail won’t make its already-delayed summer construction start date. (LA Times)
Proposed project for LA’s Fashion District bring a lot of life to street – nothing like students to create vibrancy. (LA Times)
Fascinating 1951 vs now photos of LA – with cursor in middle, slide view over. Taller buildings but less street level urban density. (LA Times)
LA proposes new tax to reduce storm water runoff that might have duel benefit of increasing density by reducing surface parking?
More dire climate change news – So when do we give climate change attention proportional to its importance? Please join www.350.org’s efforts.
Further evidence that LA is vying to dislodge Portland as the city with the most aggressive urban retrofit program.
LA’s KCET previews the Crenshaw Line in this in-depth article.
Should free parking for electric cars be expanded rather than cut as LAX just did? (from WSJ)