Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Secretary LaHood

Mayor Villaraigosa Passes on Criticizing House Republicans, Reserves Praise for Senator Boxer

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In recent weeks, two competing pieces of legislation are moving in Washington, D.C.  The first, is moving through the House of Representatives on a series of highly partisan votes and is reviled by advocates for transit, walking, bicycling and complete streets for it’s over-the-top support for highway construction.  The other is moving through the Senate […]

On a Rainy Day in Los Angeles, Villaraigosa and Ray LaHood Spread Sunshine for High Speed Rail

In a somewhat rainy day in Southern California, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood spread a little sunshine on California’s embattled High Speed Rail project with an upbeat press conference at Los Angeles’ Union Station.   There was no mention of the Federal Transit Administration’s Civil Rights Review […]