Art Leahy

Making the case for Metro in Sacramento

Metro Board Chairman Don Knabe and Metro CEO Art Leahy are in Sacramento today, lobbying state lawmakers to not drastically cut funding in the ongoing state budget negotiations. Above, that’s Knabe meeting this morning with Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal, who chairs the Assembly’s transportation committee. Of course, Lowenthal is also a [continue reading]

National transit group supports legislative proposals to speed funding of infrastructure projects

Metro CEO Art Leahy, in Washington for a transit conference, reported growing support for the 30/10 Initiative, also known as “America Fast Forward.” This time the endorsement comes from the  American Public Transportation Assn., a Washington-based nonprofit which represents transit agencies (including Metro) and private firms involved in building and [continue reading]