Projects

Metro releases paper on updating affordable housing policy in response to area’s housing crisis

Metro’s Joint Development team is in the process of updating the agency’s affordable housing policy. The program allows Metro to collaborate with qualified developers to build transit-oriented developments on Metro-owned properties — usually parcels left over from construction of transit projects.  As part of the policy update, the J.D. team has released [continue reading]

Hey L.A. County employers, property managers and nonprofits, want to participate in a pilot to ease traffic?

What if we all worked together to give people more options to driving? Metro is developing a $1.3-million Travel Rewards Research Pilot Project to identify and test the most effective incentives to persuade travelers to skip driving alone and instead choose transit, carpooling, walking, bicycling or telecommuting with an Accelerating [continue reading]

On #SavePublicTransit Day, agencies and stakeholders push for more help in Congress’ pandemic stimulus bills

Our country’s economy can’t recover without #publictransit. Systems across the country need $32 billion in federal funding to help essential workers reach the frontlines to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Join #Voices4Transit to urge Congress to #SavePublicTransit pic.twitter.com/bvYpBoBGew — PublicTransportation (@APTA_Transit) December 15, 2020 Without at least $32 billion in emergency [continue reading]