LA Metro

May 2, 2011

Mayor Villaraigosa's State of the City Address; The Theme: ‘A New Contract'

In April, Mayor Villaraigosa delivered the State of the City address at Jefferson High School with plenty of work left to do in his final term.

March 31, 2011

Westside Urban Forum Panel: "R" We There Yet?

The March gathering of WUF featured David Abel, Richard Katz, Denny Zane, and David Grannis, who shared the current political, financing, and planning state of Measure R.

August 2, 2010

Martha Welborne: New Chief of Strategic Planning for L.A. Metro

Martha Welborne will supervise planning of the Measure R build-out and, for the time being, continue her duties as managing director of the Grand Avenue Committee.

November 3, 2009

James Rojas: ‘Everyone Likes to Create': An Interactive Public Participation Experience

A Metro transportation planner helps citizens engage with planning and design via an interactive model built from toys and found items.

September 30, 2009

Leahy's Deputy CEO Paul Taylor Returns to LA Metro

After 20 years away from Los Angeles, new Deputy CEO Paul Taylor returns to LA Metro prepared to uphold the commitment made to the public by Measure R.

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.

May 17, 2006

Gold Line's Extension Heralds Rebirth of Boyle Heights & East L.A.

MTA Eastside planner Diego Cardoso explains that the Gold Line is not just about transit or engineering -- it's about building a community.

April 13, 2006

MTA, Venice Developer Craft Proposal to Replace Obsolete Bus Yard With Mixed-Use Development

Community opposition threatens a deal to extricate an MTA bus yard from a dense Venice neighborhood.

August 29, 2005

New L.A. Councilmember Bill Rosendahl Outlines Plans for City and CD 11

Councilmember Rosendahl discusses his roles on the L.A. City Council and his goals for CD 11 and its neighbors.

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