Transportation News

Feds Endorse 30/10 Initiative

Setting the stage for major federal funding to flow into Los Angeles, Senator Barbara Boxer today announced that the Obama Administration has endorsed the 30/10 Initiative to accelerate 12 regional  transportation projects, with a pledge from the U.S. DOT to consider the 30/10 initiative in the next transportation reauthorization bill. [continue reading]

Board Chair Najarian encouraged as Obama Administration steps up consideration of 30/10, subway extension

Statement by Ara Najarian, Board Chairman Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Re: Federal support for 30/10, Subway Extension Los Angeles County received a double dose of good news today from Washington, which I find very encouraging. Senator Barbara Boxer announced that the Obama Administration is accelerating consideration of the [continue reading]

Metro to Host Bicycle Design Workshop June 2

Following on the heels of Metro’s new Bicycle Roundtable meetings, the agency will host a Bicycle Design Workshop tomorrow (Wednesday, June 2) to give planners, engineers and bicycle advocates in L.A. County a primer on design principles and practices for bicycle planning. The workshop, called “Designing Streets to Increase Bicycling,” [continue reading]