Designed in the early 90s, when transit-oriented development was nascent in California, Rob Wellington Quigley’s Solana Beach Rail Station packs a significant civic punch.
Glendale Connected is a proposal advanced by the City of Glendale for a series of regional transit routes that individually and collectively integrate Glendale into the larger regional transit system and link the City to nearby destinations such as Burbank Airport, Union Station, Pasadena and the Media Center.
“Being in city government is exciting in that you have the opportunity to invent projects. You can see a need or opportunity to fix a problem, figure out how you approach that problem, and then craft a project around it.” – Looking back the projects completed and initiatives started in 2016.
Fronting for UNIQLO, or how Godzilla inspired me to make great cities.
The goal of the Citywide Sign Standards is to establish a consistent and coherent family of environmental graphics for various purposes around Glendale, including Parks, Public Parking, Bike Routes and Vehicle Wayfinding signs.
The Downtown Mobility Study gathers under a single umbrella the full range of best-practices to reduce auto congestion and promote multi-modal transportation. Each of these – parking benefit districts, in-lieu fees, and transit-priority streets, among others – is tailored to the physical vision articulated by the Downtown Specific Plan.
Commentary published in “Los Angeles: Building the Polycentric City” for the 13th Congress of New Urbanism, June 2005