Urbanize LA: Transit Oriented Communities: A Year in Review

Urbanize LA: Transit Oriented Communities: A Year in Review
September 4, 2018 Joanna Rivas

“Either you bring the water to LA or you bring LA to the water.”  The classic movie Chinatown tells the story of a crucial period in the city’s development: when the construction of a great aqueduct allowed Los Angeles to grow dramatically from its humble origins.  The plan, as this line from the film describes, was to concentrate the city’s future growth in the San Fernando Valley, where few people lived at the time but where that water source was most accessible.  Today, a new giant of civic infrastructure is in the works, and once more LA is being moved closer to it.

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