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Mayor Garcetti and Metro celebrate $1.6 billion in relief funds for local transit agencies from American Rescue Plan

Here’s the news release from the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti: LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today celebrated the American Rescue Plan’s investment of more than $1.6 billion in transportation agencies across the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Urbanized Area. Joined by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) [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]

California Transportation Commission awards $516 million to local projects to fix bottlenecks and improve transit

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) on Wednesday approved the award of $516 million in new SB-1 grants for Metro’s local transportation improvements, including: •$150 million in Solutions for Congested Corridors Program funds for the I-105 ExpressLanes Expansion. The project will build ExpressLanes on the 105 for 16 miles between the [continue reading]