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Villaraigosa to offer plan to speed up projects

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says that he is going to offer a plan at Friday’s housing summit at UCLA to build 12 transportation projects in the next 10 years, according to a story posted this evening on the Los Angeles Times’ website. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/10/villaraigosa-has-bullish-plan-for-la-rail-transit-projects.html I heard the mayor was going [continue reading]

Today’s transportation headlines

Today’s transportation headlines, compiled by Metro library chief Matthew Barrrett, feature a fair number of stories involving the politics of the Metro Board of Directors. That’s not too surprising, especially after the news on Tuesday when 14 members of Congress wrote that the Board should ask the federal government for [continue reading]

Community Meeting Round-Up

After the Measure R half-cent sales tax was approved last year by voters, Metro officials said they would aggressively move the county’s transportation agenda forward.  The tax increase took effect in July and with revenues now trickling in, planning of several rail lines is chugging along. Three Measure R projects [continue reading]