Policy & Funding

El Monte station groundbreaking

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, and, to his left, Supervisors Gloria Molina and Mark Ridley-Thomas, join officials – including Metro CEO Art Leahy, State Assemblyman Mike Eng, Duarte City Councilman John Fasana, El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero, Arcadia City Councilman Roger Chandler, FTA Team Leader Ray Tellis and Caltrans [continue reading]

New subway fact sheets

With public hearings underway on the Westside Subway Extension’s draft environmental impact statement/report (DEIS/R), there are a couple of new fact sheets recently posted to the project’s website that might be helpful. The first looks at how each of the five alternative routes performs in terms of boardings and other [continue reading]

Grading the freeways

Metro recently completed a big document — hey, we’re government and we like big documents — called the congestion management plan. In short, it’s a state-mandated report that looks at current transportation conditions in L.A. County, the idea being to show that state funds are accomplishing something. I like to [continue reading]