Is 30/10 going to happen soon?

I was (predictably) hiking in Yosemite on Friday when the news broke in L.A. that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood had expressed his strongest support to date of the 30/10 Initiative AND that the federal government was also supportive of doing the engineering work for the Westside Subway Extension all [continue reading]

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]

Rep. Judy Chu endorses 30/10 Initiative

Congresswoman Judy Chu, who represents California’s 32nd District, issued a release today showing her support the 30/10 Initiative: Washington, D.C.– Today Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA) announced support of  Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LA County MTA’s 30/10 Initiative.  The 30/10 program will take 12 transportation investment projects approved in the 30-year [continue reading]