News

Robin Chase
Submitted on November 9, 2017 - 12pm

At the ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, thought leaders discussed the role of the built environment in planning for disasters.

Tom Steyer
Submitted on November 9, 2017 - 11am

After the success of Measure M, Steyer believes Los Angeles can be a model for financing public transportation and by proving how cities can address housing, environmental, and infrastructure challenges.

Minh Le
Submitted on November 9, 2017 - 11am

Recently, NREL research showed the cost of solar power is under $1 per watt. Minh Le explains the importance of this price reduction to the global energy market.

Naomi Kelly
Submitted on October 26, 2017 - 6pm

As San Francisco aims to integrate resiliency into all of its planning efforts, CAO Naomi Kelly joins VX News to provide a status update.

Submitted on October 26, 2017 - 6pm

Mayor Darrell Steinberg updates VX News on Sacramento's designation as the first city to receive Electrify America funds for the Green City initiative.

Robert Garcia
Submitted on October 25, 2017 - 3pm

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia is pursuing an aggressive lineup of sustainable energy and water initiatives at the local, regional, and state levels.

Ryan Popple
Submitted on October 25, 2017 - 3pm

Proterra CEO Ryan Popple tells VX News how electric transit buses have emerged as a mainstream competitor that could displace diesel and natural gas.

George Minter
Submitted on October 25, 2017 - 3pm

SoCalGas's George Minter explains the potential of power-to-gas in the Southland, and how deploying natural gas vehicles today can achieve immediate emissions reductions.

Khoo Teng Chye
Submitted on October 23, 2017 - 2pm

Khoo Teng Chye of the Centre for Liveable Cities explains how Singapore became an international model for sustainability.

Governor Jerry Brown
Submitted on October 23, 2017 - 2pm

Global leaders convened last month to discuss how states and regions are moving forward on climate action, even with a vacuum of leadership in Washington D.C.

Submitted on September 22, 2017 - 5pm

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka has innovative initiatives around zero-emission equipment and data-driven routing, even incubating new cleantech at the port.

Jenna Hornstock
Submitted on September 20, 2017 - 2pm

LA Metro's Jenna Hornstock (pictured) and Elizabeth Carvajal on perimeter improvements at Los Angeles Union Station.

Michael Kodama
Submitted on September 20, 2017 - 1pm

Michael Kodama explains the West Santa Ana Branch Corridor "megaproject"—a proposed light rail connecting Downtown Los Angeles to Southeast L.A. County, which has endured the loss of manufacturing jobs alongside heavy industrial pollution and a dearth of mobility options.

Dan Richard
Submitted on September 20, 2017 - 1pm

Dan Richard, chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors, tells VX News how the evolving program is already stimulating investment despite the challenges ahead.

Submitted on September 13, 2017 - 5pm

Varun Sivaram speaks to VX News about the need for more continuous funding of low-carbon energy innovation to ensure that the cleanest possible products “unlock” incumbent technologies and proliferate.

Emily Castor
Submitted on September 13, 2017 - 3pm

Lyft’s Director of Transportation Policy addresses how the company’s many public-private partnerships anticipate new urban mobility services—like on-demand autonomous vehicle fleets.

Mary Nichols
Submitted on September 13, 2017 - 3pm

CARB Chair Mary Nichols explains the potential impact of the Volkswagen settlement for electric transportation, as well as how the national leadership vacuum on climate change is affecting California's international partnerships.

Ron Nichols
Submitted on September 13, 2017 - 2pm

Southern California Edison President Ron Nichols on how the utility is approaching the opportunity of installing electric transportation infrastructure across California.

Enrique Zaldivar
Submitted on August 24, 2017 - 10am

Enrique Zaldivar, General Manager of LA SAN, on getting to the city's zero waste goals and championing stormwater capture initiatives.

Sheila Kuehl
Submitted on August 23, 2017 - 3pm

County Supervisor Kuehl and Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero catch up on the county's water resiliency plan.