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This Week’s Metro Committees: All-Door Boarding, Bike-Share, Parking, More

This week’s big Metro announcement, expected Friday, will be the fall ballot measure expenditure plan. Some early Measure R2.1 outlines are already foreshadowed here and at the Los Angeles Times. That expenditure plan will be huge news, but there is other important Metro business going on at Metro board committee meetings this week. Dollar for dollar, this week’s committee business […]

Board Chair Villaraigosa Responds to Bike/Ped. Funding Requests

Villaraigosa Talks to Reporters After Addressing the Move LA Conference in January At today’s Metro Executive Management and Audit Committee Meeting both myself and Joe Linton presented the case for a small set aside for bicycle and pedestrian projects in Metro’s mammoth $40 billion plan to spend the funds brought in by its proposed sales […]

Villaraigosa Pushes Metro for Bike-Friendly Policies

Nobody is going to get Los Angeles mixed up with Portland or Copenhagen anytime soon, but a new motion that will be heard and voted on at this Thursday’s Metro Board Meeting by Los Angeles’ newly-minted bike-friendly Mayor would move Los Angeles’ transit agency several steps closer.  While some activists have worried that the Mayor’s […]

CA High Speed Rail Authority Meets in Los Angeles, Tomorrow

As Damien has noted the California High Speed Rail Autjority is coming to L.A. this week, specifically to the Metro Board Room (3rd floor of the Taj Mahal, as some of us like to call the Metro Headquarters Building). Wednesday afternoon its Executive/Administrative Committee is meeting at 1 p.m., followed by the Finance Committee at […]