Metro Investment Report

July 20, 2006

Proposition 84 Parks & Water Bond Measure Joins the November Ballot

Former Assembly Member Richard Katz notes the distinctions between Prop 84 and the governor's Strategic Growth Plan and explains what's in it for L.A.

July 20, 2006

Gloria Jeff Resolves to Bring L.A. City's Dept. of Transportation Up To Speed

L.A.'s new director of transportation brings experience and an eagerness to collaborate to one of the toughest jobs in L.A.--or any other city.

June 28, 2006

APTA President Millar Lauds National Investments in Public Transit; Encourages L.A. to Do More

APTA's Bill Millar notes the L.A. region's great progress in public transit and offers a strategy for the region to compete for scarce federal funds.

June 28, 2006

Municipal WiFi: Diamond Bar Offers Lessons For Jurisdictions Implementing Networks

City of Diamond Bar Information Services Director Ken Desforges presages the next great infrastructure revolution--ubiquitous wireless broadband access.

June 28, 2006

"Beyond ‘Chinatown'" Recounts History of the MWD-America's ‘Most Important Water Agency'

UC San Diego political science professor Steve Erie debunks some of the mystery intrigue surrounding the history of the Metropolitan Water District.

June 28, 2006

Alameda Corridor Goes Full-Steam Ahead, but Goods Movement Needs Billions More

ACTA CEO John Doherty discusses ways for future infrastructure projects to emulate and expand upon the success of the Alameda Corridor.

June 28, 2006

Heal the Bay Advocates for TMDL Compliance And Cleaner Waterways

Mark Gold celebrates improvements in water quality but warns that the battle against dirty storm water has only begun.

June 26, 2006

County Public Works Needs Bond Funds to Invest in County Roads & Mobility

LADPW Director Donald Wolfe describes the vast challenge of maintaining the infrastructure of the nation's largest county.

May 17, 2006

Governor Signs Off On The State's Infrastructure Bond Package; MIR Readers Share Their Views

MIR readers call state infrastructure bond measures, "important," "landmark," "critical," and "just the beginning."

May 17, 2006

Political Newcomer Jonathan Levey Offers 41st Assembly District Both Talent & Ideas

An energetic young candidate looks forward to serving the 41st Assembly District and becoming part of the solution in Sacramento.



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