Policy & Funding

Tentative agreement on new contract reached between Metro and union leaders representing maintenance workers

Here is the statement from Metro: Tentative agreement on a new labor contract has been reached between Metro and the leadership of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1277, which represents Metro’s maintenance employees. Details will not be released pending an ATU membership vote. That should take place over the next month. ATU [continue reading]

Mayor Garcetti's news release on $200 million in federal funding in next year's budget for Metro projects

Here’s a news release from the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on the good news in President Obama’s recently-announced budget for the next fiscal year: GARCETTI ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING IN PRESIDENT’S BUDGET; URGES CONGRESS TO PASS MULTI-YEAR FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION BILL LOS ANGELES–Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that President [continue reading]