Recent Streetsblog LA posts about light rail

Kinkisharyo Agreement Reached, Metro Rail Cars To Be Built in Palmdale

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In October, the L.A. Times declared Kinkisharyo’s Palmdale Metro light rail car manufacturing plant “all but dead.” KPCC reported that County Supervisor Mike Antonovich spoke at a rally condemning labor’s legal challenges as “nonsense.” County Supervisor Don Knabe opined that “regulatory red tape” had cost L.A. County jobs. Apparently, the reports of the death of […]

California Legislation Watch: Weekly Update

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Here is Streetsblog’s weekly highlight of California legislation related to sustainable transportation. The legislature is in recess until August. Light rail no longer illegal in LA’s San Fernando Valley: A.B. 577 from Adrin Nazarian (D-Sherman Oaks) was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown last week. The bill repealed a 1990 law that prohibited construction […]