Policy & Funding

Villaraigosa to offer plan to speed up projects

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says that he is going to offer a plan at Friday’s housing summit at UCLA to build 12 transportation projects in the next 10 years, according to a story posted this evening on the Los Angeles Times’ website. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/10/villaraigosa-has-bullish-plan-for-la-rail-transit-projects.html I heard the mayor was going [continue reading]

Leahy reminds 13 cities to use those stimulus funds — or face losing them

A small item in Metro CEO Art Leahy’s morning update caught my eye: Lapsing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds Allocated to Cities Yesterday, we notified 13 cities that all or part of their American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will be recommended for lapsing during the Board of Directors November/December meeting cycle. To appeal our recommendation, representatives [continue reading]