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2016 Fall Semester Seminars

Re-Thinking LA’s Boulevards: A Grand Bargain Between Pro- and Slow-Growth Angelenos?

June 16 2016, Calgary AB, Greg Morrow - Richard Parker Professor in Metropolitan Growth + Change Haskayne School of Business Faculty of Environmental Design University of Calgary poses in Sunnyside, (Wil Andruschak/CREB NOW)August 30, 2016 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 10o

Speaker: Greg Morrow, Richard Parker Professor in Metropolitan Growth + Change at the University of Calgary and a Commissioner on the Calgary Planning Commission

Discussant: Matthew Glesne – City Planner for the City of Los Angeles



The Surprising Surge of Millennials in Los Angeles: New Explanations and Expectations for What’s Next

dowell myersSeptember 13, 2016 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 100
Speaker: Dowell Myers, Professor in the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California

Discussant: Ann Owens, assistant professor of sociology at USC,






California High Speed Rail – It’s Happening!

Tony Mendoza - Deputy Director of Planning & Integration, CHSRASeptember 20, 2016 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 100
Speaker: Tony Mendoza, Deputy Director of Planning and Integration for the California High-Speed Rail Authority

Discussant: Woodie Tescher




Measure M Panel Discussion

Yes-or-NoOctober 18, 2016 — 12:15-1:30pm — RGL 100

Co-Sponsored by Metrans and PELA

Moderated by: Lisa Schweitzer, Associate Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California

Panel Includes: Laura Nelson of the LA Times; Stephanie Wiggins, Deputy Chief Executive Office of LA Metro; and Damien Goodman, Executive Director of Crenshaw Subway Coalition and Lead Organizer of No on Measure M, Dr. Jeffrey Sellers, Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at USC; and Dr. Mark Phillips, Assistant Professor of economics and tax policy at USC.

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