MIR April 2006

April 19, 2006

Department of Water Resources Pursues Strategy of Regional, Integrated Planning

Mark Cowin offers a candid account of DWR's strategies for promoting regional cooperation and addressing the complexities of California water policy.

April 19, 2006

Western Riverside COG Contemplates Growth, Calls for I.E. to Embrace Density, Variety

Rick Bishop explains how sprawling Riverside County will have to adapt to meet the expectations of SCAG's Compass 2 Percent plan.

April 19, 2006

State Transportation Commission Sets Priorities in Absence of Bond & Prop 42 Funds

Comissioner Marian Bergeson explains the challenges facing the state's highway network and on the politics that brought down the March bond measure.

April 19, 2006

Orange County Invests in Transportation Projects, Encouraging Higher-Density Housing

Lucy Dunn, of the Orange County Business Council, touts the county's ability to pay for much of its own transportation infrastructure and looks forward to the maturation of its urban centers.

April 19, 2006

MTA's Projects Transform Region, Future Plans Require More Funding

The MTA has been building new projets and achieving greater efficiency since Roger Snoble took over as CEO, but a budget deficit and increasing demand still challenge the agency.


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