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ULI Los Angeles, a District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), presents Transit Oriented Los Angeles 2016: Planning for TransitTuesday, October 4, 7:30 a.m.-noon,at Japanese American National Museum, Downtown Los Angeles. This year’s ToLA event will feature leaders in the transportation, planning and development community offering the latest tools, opportunities and case studies.

Speakers include City of Los Angeles Planning Director Vince Bertoni and L.A. Metro Chief Planning Officer Therese McMillan in a keynote conversation.

“Los Angeles is on the move, from the recent completion of Metro Rail expansions in the San Gabriel Valley and to the beach, to progress on LAX access and the rollout of Bike Share,” said ULI Los Angeles Executive Director Gail Goldberg. “The region is investing in a multi-modal transportation transformation. ToLA offers a chance to learn how the planning and real-estate communities can respond to this infrastructure investment.”

Opening Keynote: Planning for a Transit-Oriented Los Angeles

Christopher Hawthorne, Architecture Critic, Los Angeles Times

Vince Bertoni, Planning Director, City of Los Angeles

Therese McMillan, Chief Planning Officer, L.A. Metro

Local and national transportation experts will also provide case-studies of successful transit developments and communities.

Maximizing Transit Investment: Resources and Best Practices for Station-Area Planning and Development

Katherine Aguilar Perez-Estolano, Co-Founder, Estolano LeSar Perez Advisors, moderating discussion on maximizing investment through station-area planning and development.

Ann Sewill, Vice President, Housing & Economic Opportunity, California Community Foundation, on affordable housing and equitable TOD resources and opportunities.

Hasan Ikhrata, Executive Director, Southern California Association of Governments on regional tools to foster transit oriented development.

Allison Joe, AICP, Deputy Director, California Strategic Growth Council.

Christine Robert, President, The Robert Group.

Putting Tools into Action: Places Transportation and Planning are Taking Off

Bran Rosenheim, President and CEO, Rosenheim & Associates, Inc., moderator

Michael Kodama, Executive Director of Eco-Rapid Transit (joint-powers authority of 13 agencies), on station-area planning for West Santa Ana Transit Corridor – potential new transit system connecting southeast Los Angeles County to DTLA.

Isela Gracian, President, East L.A. Community Corporation, on community engagement in the planning and development process including development on Metro-owned land in Boyle Heights.

Neils Cotter, Senior Vice President, Development, Carmel Partners, on the proposed mixed-use development at the La Cienega/Jefferson Station on the Expo Line.

Closing Keynote:

Tom Murphy, ULI Senior Fellow and former mayor of Pittsburgh

Event details:

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 7:30am – noon

Japanese American National Museum, Downtown Los Angeles

100 N. Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

To register, visit la.uli.org .

Registration Rates:

  • Private: $90 (Non-Member $120)
  • Public/Nonprofit/Young Leaders: $80  (Non-Member $110)
  • Student: $70 (Non-Member $95)

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