How Infrastructure Planning is Being Used by LA as a Blueprint For Sustainable Urban Development

Feb 26, 2016 10:05 AM ET

Between now and 2025 the population of Los Angeles will grow by around 2.5 million people. With one eye fixed on meeting the demands of these new and existing residents for energy, water, transport, and communications, the city is investing US$40 million in infrastructure that could signal the start of a new era of sustainable development.


In 2015, the government of Los Angeles, led by Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, released the city’s first-ever comprehensive sustainability plan. It details short and long-term objectives for enhancing its position as one of the world’s most liveable cities while maintaining commercial and environmental credentials.

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