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Further Reading about Measure S


Highlights

Gabbe, C.J. "Where Residential Density is Allowed - and Isn't - in Los Angeles: A Fresh Look at Zoning Changes." UCLA Economic Letter. UCLA Anderson, Aug. 2016. Web. 6 Feb. 2017. <http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/Documents/areas/ctr/ziman/UCLA_Economic_Letter_Gabbe_08.19.16.pdf>.

"Los Angeles, California, Affordable Housing and Labor Standards Initiative, Measure JJJ (November 2016)." Ballotpedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <https://ballotpedia.org/Los_Angeles,_California,_Affordable_Housing_and_Labor_Standards_Initiative,_Measure_JJJ_(November_2016)>.

"Los Angeles, California, Changes to Laws Governing the General Plan and Development, Measure S (March 2017)." Ballotpedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <https://ballotpedia.org/Los_Angeles,_California,_Changes_to_Laws_Governing_the_General_Plan_and_Development,_Measure_S_(March_2017)>.

Monkkonen, Pavlo. "Understanding and Challenging Opposition to Housing Construction in California's Urban Areas." UCCS. UC Center Sacramento, 1 Dec. 2016. Web. 6 Feb. 2017. <http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/uccs-crre-housing-policy-brief-white-paper>.


Measure S

www.ballotpedia.org                provides text of Measure S, competing perspectives on the proposed measure, information about competing initiatives, identifies supporters and detractors, and traces the evolution of the measure from conception to placement on the City of Los Angeles Municipal election ballot for March 2017. http://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2016/16-1054_misc_12-23-16.pdf

www.voteyesons.org                Proponents of Measure S collect FAQs, endorsements, stories, press releases, and describe Measure S’s genesis and purpose.

www.goestoofar.org                Opponents to Measure S provide a fact check, justification for voting “no,” an economic report, and provide links to and copies of news stories and press releases.

 


Land Use/Housing

"California Housing Summit Report." SCAG. SCAG, Oct. 2016. Web. 6 Feb. 2017. <http://www.scag.ca.gov/Documents/CaliforniaHousingSummitReport.pdf>.

Gabbe, Charles Joshua. "Do Land Use Regulations Matter? Why and How?" EScholarship. N.p., 2016. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://escholarship.org/uc/item/6db0k1k5>.

Gabbe, C.J. "Where Residential Density is Allowed - and Isn't - in Los Angeles: A Fresh Look at Zoning Changes." UCLA Economic Letter. UCLA Anderson, Aug. 2016. Web. 6 Feb. 2017. <http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/Documents/areas/ctr/ziman/UCLA_Economic_Letter_Gabbe_08.19.16.pdf>.

"Housing Development Toolkit." The White House. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Feb. 2017. <https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/images/Housing_Development_Toolkit%20f.2.pdf>.

Kitroeff, Natalie. "California's housing shortage will hamper the economy, reports say." Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 28 Sept. 2016. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-california-growth-nation-20160927-snap-story.html>.

Monkkonen, Pavlo. "Understanding and Challenging Opposition to Housing Construction in California's Urabn Areas." UCCS. UC Center Sacramento, 1 Dec. 2016. Web. 6 Feb. 2017. <http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/uccs-crre-housing-policy-brief-white-paper>.

The Times Editorial Board. "Housing for the homeless is a crisis." Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2016. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-santa-monica-development-20160513-snap-story.html>.


Housing/Gentrification

Grabar, Henry. "The incredible shrinking megacity: How Los Angeles engineered a housing crisis." Salon. N.p., 5 Apr. 2015. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://www.salon.com/2015/04/05/the_incredible_shrinking_megacity_how_los_angeles_enginereed_a_housing_crisis/>.

Paul, Stan. "Gentrification and Displacement in Southern California." UCLA Luskin. N.p., 29 Aug. 2016. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://luskin.ucla.edu/2016/08/29/gentrification-displacement-southern-california/>.


Land Use/Development

Editorial. "A model for L.A. planning." Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 31 Jan. 2013. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://articles.latimes.com/2013/jan/31/opinion/la-ed-zones-land-use-los-angeles-20130131>.

Editorial. "L.A. has a terrible track record on land-use rules. Is that about to finally change?" Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 15 Apr. 2016. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-0415-garcetti-development-20160416-story.html>.


Traffic Management/Parking

"Creating Policies to Get Los Angeles Moving." RAND. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://www.rand.org/capabilities/solutions/creating-policies-to-get-los-angeles-moving.html>.

"Cutting the Cost of Parking Requirements." ACCESS Magazine. UCCONNECT, 2016. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://www.accessmagazine.org/articles/spring-2016/cutting-the-cost-of-parking-requirements/>.

"Moving Los Angeles." ACCESS Magazine. UCCONNECT, 2009. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://www.accessmagazine.org/articles/fall-2009/moving-los-angeles/>.

"Parking Management for Smart Growth." ACCESS Magazine. UCCONNECT, 2016. Web. 06 Feb. 2017. <http://www.accessmagazine.org/articles/fall-2016/parking-management-for-smart-growth/>.


Current Activities from the Los Angeles Department of City Planning

"2016 Public Forum Presentation." Recode LA. N.p., 04 Mar. 2016. Web. 6 Feb. 2017. <http://recode.la/sites/default/files/project_files/2016-03-04_recodeLA_Public_Forum_Presentation.pdf>.

http://recode.la/ Re:Code LA - Comprehensive revision of the City of LA’s outdated zoning code

"Zoning Code Evaluation Report." Recode LA. N.p., 16 Dec. 2014. Web. 6 Feb. 2017. <http://recode.la/sites/default/files/project_files/2014-12-16-Zoning_Code_Evaluation_Report-FINAL.pdf>.

     

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