Streets LA

To Build Back Better, StreetsLA’s Adel Hagekhalil on ‘One Infrastructure’ Through Integration, Innovation, & Inclusion

Adel Hagekhalil

VXNews interviewed Adel Hagekhalil to elaborate on how StreetsLA leveraged resources and partnerships in a year of budget scarcity to continue its work to transform LA’s streets into urban oases that provide shade, stormwater capture, active transportation, urban cooling and more for communities across the City.

LA's First City Forest Officer Rachel Malarich Tasked with Treating Trees as Living Infrastructure

Rachel Malarich

The City of LA’s first City Forest Officer, Rachel Malarich opines on her new role in facilitating cooperation between the City’s departments to achieve a more equitable urban canopy.