Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Mark Ridley-Thomas

Metro Board Passes Ridley-Thomas Motions: Loan Fund, College Student Pass

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At this morning’s Metro Board of Directors meeting, County Supervisor and Metro Board Chair Mark Ridley-Thomas shepherded the passage of two worthwhile motions that advance local livability. The motions are detailed below: Community College Student Passes The board unanimously approved a Ridley-Thomas motion that directs Metro’s CEO to report back in 60 days regarding current college […]

Planning and Programming Committee Recommends Metro Board Take Next Steps on Rail-to-River ATC

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On October 23, 2014, the Metro Board of Directors voted to adopt the Rail to River Intermediate Active Transportation Corridor (ATC) Feasibility Study and directed staff to identify funding for full implementation of the project. The Board also authorized $2,850,000 be put towards facilitating the environmental, design, alternative route analysis, and outreach work required for […]

Motion to Move Forward on Rail-to-River Bikeway Project up for Vote Thursday

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In a motion before the Metro Executive Management Committee last Thursday morning, County Supervisor and Metro Board Member Mark Ridley-Thomas cited the successful “transformation of unused or abandoned rail right-of-ways into pedestrian access and bicycle routes” around the country and here in L.A. as support for his call that the Board direct Chief Executive Officer […]