Metro Board Chairman Don Knabe and Metro CEO Art Leahy are in Sacramento today, lobbying state lawmakers to not drastically cut funding in the ongoing state budget negotiations.
Above, that’s Knabe meeting this morning with Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal, who chairs the Assembly’s transportation committee. Of course, Lowenthal is also a former member of the Metro Board.
What’s at stake in the current state budget negotiations? Here’s a recent post explaining how delays in the sale of Prop 1B bonds could stop construction of some Metro projects in their tracks. Literally.
Below is a short video dispatch that Supervisor Knabe sent from Sacramento.