December 2005

December 15, 2005

MIR Readers Voice Their Infrastructure Funding Priorities for 2006

MIR readers prioritize their infrastructure wish lists.

December 14, 2005

L.A. Sanitation Director Rita Robinson Assesses ‘All Options' for Weaning City Off Landfills

After just over a year on the job, L.A. Sanitation chief Rita Robinson has her plate full with landfill options, trash haul fees, and TMDL requirements.

December 14, 2005

Greuel Assumes Chair of L.A. City's Transportation Committee; Her Goal: Finding Solutions to Gridlock

Wendy Greuel says that getting L.A. moving requires doing small fixes now and planning for big projects in the future.

December 14, 2005

San Francisco Transit Leverages State, Federal Funds to Prepare for S.F.'s High-Density Future

The Bay Area's future will hold higher density, more transit, and maybe even congestion pricing, according to Jose Luis Moscovich.

December 14, 2005

LAX EIR Litigation Settlement Clears Runway for LAX Improvements

El Segundo Mayor Kelly McDowell helped lead the movement to cap LAX traffic and abandon $11 billion Hahn plan.

December 14, 2005

Senate President Don Perata Sponsoring $10 Billion State Infrastructure Bond

Bond measure would be an essential first-step contribution to California's infrastructure backlog.

December 14, 2005

Pasadena Councilmember Holden Leads Effort to Lure NFL Franchise to City's Rose Bowl

Residents of Pasadena must approve petition and then vote on whether to stay in the running for a pro football team.

December 14, 2005

Century Housing's Kingston Opines On Region's Need for Affordable, Workforce Housing

Alan Kingston says that the public sector should allow private and non-profit developers' expertise guide the development of affordable housing.

December 14, 2005

City of Ventura Achieves Consensus to Build Smart Growth Into Its Visionary Master Plan

City Manager Rick Cole leads effort to craft livable, sustainable future for Ventura.



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