City of Los Angeles, California

Population (Year): 3849000  (2021)

The City of Los Angeles faces numerous infrastructure challenges that impact the daily lives of its residents. One of the main issues is traffic congestion, which results in longer commute times and decreased productivity. Additionally, the city’s aging water infrastructure is in dire need of repair and replacement, as it struggles to meet the demands of a growing population. The city also faces challenges related to the maintenance and expansion of public transportation systems, including buses and light rail. Finally, the city must address the problem of homelessness by providing adequate housing and social services to those in need. Overall, addressing these infrastructure challenges will require significant investments in the city’s transportation, water, and housing systems.

City of Los Angeles

Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan

Project ID

Project Title

Project Start Year

Project Description

Project Spend Total

Page Ref

Project Satus


Griffith Park Performing Arts Center


“The Proposition K specified scope of work is to construct a performing arts center for youth. The
detailed scope also includes electrical underground utilities to provide a power source for the stage structure and site
lighting to include the parking area. The project is currently under construction.”



Not Started


Jesse Owen Mini Park Improvements


“Upgrades and renovations include development of a new playground, tables and benches, walking
path, fencing, regulatory signage, restroom improvements and art mural.”





HWRP Digester Battery E Improvements


“This project will replace and improve Battery E Digester equipment for operational safety,
reliability, and performance of the digester sludge feed distribution system.”





Pumping Plant Climate Risk and Resilience Improvements


“This project will increase the height of the existing retaining walls behind Pumping Plant 624
Roscomare, construct a perimeter wall to prevent landslide debris for Pumping Plant 634 Temescal, construct a retaining
wall around Pumping Plant 639 North Pulga, and raise the generator pad and waterproof the building for Pumping Plant
668 Henry Ford.”



Not Started


Mulholland Drive at Bowmont Dr Bulkhead


This safety related project constructs a new steel pile and pre-cast concrete lagging bulkhead.




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Capital Projects Dashboard (CPD) provides a comprehensive market view of all planned infrastructure spend in one single view with powerful filters such as: population, project value, fiscal year, project status, project description, geography, and more. The dashboard will help identify opportunity hot spots, create data-driven forecasts you can be confident in with bottom-up data for the next 5 years of planned infrastructure spend, and uncover true market needs.

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How to Read a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for Business Development?

When a city, municipality or state issues a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP),  it can be overwhelming and daunting, but there are a few key things you need to investigate. Let’s start with the definition of CIP – A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains all the individual capital projects, equipment purchases, and major studies for a local government; in conjunction with construction and completion schedules, and in consort with financing plans. The plan provides a working blueprint for sustaining and improving the community’s infrastructures. It coordinates strategic planning, financial capacity, and physical development. A CIP stands at the epicenter of a government’s Planning, Public Works, and Finance departments. When a CIP is issued, it typically includes the following information:

  1. A listing of the capital projects or equipment to be purchased
  2. The projects ranked in order of preference
  3. The plan for financing the projects
  4. A timetable for the construction or completion of the project
  5. Justification for the project
  6. Explanation of expenses for the project
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Now, for business development, while the capital plan is interesting, the capital program is for capital expenditures that extends five to ten years beyond the capital budget.  Knowing the difference is important so you can influence upcoming program versus just responding to an RFP. If reading the CIP makes your head explode, or you want to save time, Request a Demo of Citylitics CIP dashboard with over 20,000 CIPs from USA and Canada. Citylitics has 20,000 plus available CIPs, how can we help you? What states, cities or counties are you looking to improvement your business development, we can assist you in influencing an upcoming RFP versus simply responding to an RFP. Citylitics Capital Projects Dataset is a comprehensive resource for businesses and organizations looking to track and analyze planned infrastructure spend in their area. The dataset offers a range of features and benefits, including:

  1. Comprehensive Market View: The dataset provides a single view of all planned infrastructure spend, with powerful filters such as population, project value, fiscal year, project status, project description, geography, and more. This allows businesses to gain a comprehensive understanding of the market and identify new opportunities.
  2. Identify Opportunity Hot Spots: The dataset offers map views and filters that allow users to identify opportunity hot spots where they need to allocate resources. This helps businesses to understand where they should focus their efforts to achieve the best results.
  3. Create Data-Driven Forecasts: The dataset provides bottom-up data for the next 5 years of planned infrastructure spend, allowing businesses to create data-driven forecasts they can be confident in.
  4. Uncover True Market Needs: The dataset allows businesses to develop long-term business plans, R&D, and growth initiatives based on true, bottom-up market needs instead of opinions and anecdotes. This helps businesses to make more informed decisions and achieve better results.

With Citylitics Capital Projects Dataset, businesses can gain a deeper understanding of planned infrastructure spend in their area, which can help them to identify new opportunities and make more informed decisions.