Big week. Let’s get right to it. CicLAvia! Tuesday – The Century City Chamber of Commerce is holding their annual transportation summit, with the usual mix of heavy hitters and Century City power brokers. You can get all the details for this 7:30 am meeting, here. Tuesday – It’s the next stop on the Buscaino/Englander […]
Next Friday, CalPIRG is hosting a major conference about what the upcoming reauthorization of the federal Transportation Trust Fund could mean for Los Angeles, if we want it enough. New federal language in transportation funding legislation could bring major changes to Los Angeles and the rest of the country. However, CalPIRG is perfectly able to […]
Election day, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, LURN conference, Legacies of the Street, bike rides, and more!
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee once again delayed the release of its six-year reauthorization bill, a follow-up to the MAP-21 bill that expires September 30. Committee Chair Barbara Boxer had initially promised to unveil the legislative text early this week, then today, and now is promising to release the bill next Monday, with a […]
The Chamber of Commerce released its annual Transportation Performance Index (TPI) last week [PDF], and you can tell it’s due for a total overhaul, because according to the Index, recession-battered 2009 was a banner year for transportation performance. Using 2009 data, the Chamber, a powerful lobbying group that represents millions of American businesses, determined that […]
Join Californians For High Speed Rail, Move LA, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for an Award Ceremony and Panel Discussion about the future of high-speed rail in Southern California. Room information to follow shortly. Award Ceremony: Presentation of “Champion of California High-Speed Rail” Awards to Congresswomen Loretta […]