Los Angeles

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  • Los Angeles
    • Factors for Growth
      • arrival of the railway 1876
        • 1/2 a million arrived in 40 years
      • discovery of oil-
        • opening of numerous manufacturing industries
      • developmentof film industry in 1920-1930's
      • aircraft industry took advantage of good weather for civil + military test flights _ production sites
    • problems
      • housing shortages
        • due to high rates of migration
      • urban tension
        • race riots 1965 + 1992
      • work
        • loss of manufacturing jobs
          • replacement jobs often low payed
      • waste
        • 24m produce 50,000 tonnes every day
      • health + education
        • some migrants can't afford it
      • transport
        • 10m vehicles on road
        • 30% use public transport
      • mass energy use
      • water shortages
        • piped from 300km away
    • PLAN
      • provide benefits
        • childcare + affordable housing
      • increase urban parks
      • clean up contaminated brown field sites
      • improve public transport
      • promote safe neighbourhoods
      • promote clean fuel vehicles + green energy
      • attract food markets, farmers, food markers + community gardens
      • band TNC/companies to allow development of local businesses
    • achievements
      • affordable housing trust fund in 2002
      • zero trash rule for LA rivers

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