Metro Investment Report

September 29, 2008

OCTA CEO Art Leahy Contrasts Orange County, L.A. County Transportation Infrastructure

Measure M and toll roads set Orange County apart; can the OC's transportation planning models solve the rest of the region's transportation woes? (MIR September 2008)

September 29, 2008

Assemblymember Mike Feuer's AB 2321 Paves the Way for $40 Billion L.A. Sales Tax-Measure R

Having cleared several legislative hurdles, Measure R faces its most substantial challenge in November: acheiving two-thirds approval from county voters.

September 29, 2008

Nov. 4th Election: ‘The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly' LACCD & LAUSD Bonds; But No Water Measure

Faced with a number of critical decisions on the November 4th ballot, voters may realize that not all infrastructure bonds are created equally, and some aren't created at all. (MIR September 2008)

September 29, 2008

Sen. Mark Ridley-Thomas OP-Ed Argues for Congestion Pricing Pilot Program

State Senator Mark Ridley-Thomas sees the FastLanes pilot program for congestion pricing on regional freeways as a win-win for drivers and municipal coffers.

September 29, 2008

Environment Now's Terry O'Day Leads Unique Foundation to Clean Water, Beaches Along Coast

Climate change has made Americans more environmentally aware than ever; foundations such as Environment Now must find ways to harness that momentum to achieve results. (MIR August 2008)

August 13, 2008

Metro Releases Draft Long-Range Transportation Plan: $125 Billion Not Enough To Reduce Congestion!

Metro Chief Planning Officer Carol Inge explains the planning assumptions that contributed to the draft of Metro\'s 2008 Long-Range Plan, currently available for public review.

March 10, 2008

California Transportation Commission Moves Forward on State's Mobility Despite Budget Woes

Executive Director John Barna details the CTC's ongoing Prop 1B implementation as well as the consequences of the debate over the state budget.

June 27, 2007

‘Green L.A.' Plan Announced by L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa; Endorsed by City Council and Environmental Leaders

Los Angeles sets an ambitious agenda to become the greenest city in the United States.

June 27, 2007

Electronic Recycling Industry Tackles World's Fastest Growing Source of Solid Waste

John Shegerian, founder and CEO of Electronic Recyclers, explains the importance of legislation to California's successes in recycling electronic waste.

June 27, 2007

Region's Locals Merge: SEIU 721 Seeks to Protect Interests of Public Employees in Southern California

The relationship between labor and public fiscal practices continues to evolve; SEIU 721 President Annelle Grajeda explains the impacts of those changes on the region's public employees.

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