Richard Katz

February 27, 2017

Parks and Placemaking: How Will LA Spend $93 Million Annually in Park Funding?

In November, Los Angeles voters overwhelmingly approved a parcel tax to fund the creation and restoration of parks countywide. VX2017 brought civic leaders together to discuss how those funds can transform the region.

June 16, 2016

Will Metro’s New Measure "R2" Shortchange the San Fernando Valley Again?

State Senator Robert Hertzberg is among the leaders in the San Fernando Valley who have organized "It’s Our Turn” to ensure that the Valley gets a fair share of promised infrastructure investment in transit.

September 16, 2015

Katz Voices SF Valley’s R2 Transportation Needs & Priorities

With an eye to a potential sales tax measure on the 2016 ballot, Richard Katz identifies where funds should be spent to improve Valley transportation conditions.

October 11, 2011

Richard Katz: High-Speed Rail’s Moment of Truth; Legislators Should Step Back

Richard Katz, Board Chairman of Metrolink and former California High-Speed Rail panel member, speaks candidly on the challenges rail faces in Southern California. While High-Speed Rail deals with financial and legal uncertainties, Metrolink thrives under new management.

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.

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