Surface Transportation Bill

October 2, 2012

Mobility 21 Honors Senator Boxer for Championing Transportation

Last month, Mobility 21’s 11th annual Southern Californian Transportation Summit honored Senator Barbara Boxer with the Transportation Vanguard Award for her efforts in passing a Federal Transportation Bill.

September 4, 2012

Metro’s David Yale on MAP-21: It’s Shock Therapy for a Flatlining Gas Tax

David Yale, Executive Officer of Regional Programming for the Countywide Planning Department of Metro, explains how the newly passed Federal Surface Transportation bill, MAP-21, will impact Los Angeles County.

November 7, 2011

SoCal’s Air Quality & Transportation: “We Need to Bring Down the Silo Walls”

Air pollution is recognized as a negative externality resulting from California's transportation infrastructure. But with limited fiscal capacity, how can the state enact the structural changes necessary for protecting the air while improving mobility? Panelists at the Air Quality and Transportation Regional Conference in Los Angeles discuss how to bring leaders to the table to solve this issue.

February 26, 2012

Rep. Blumenauer Opines: Congress’ ‘Terrible’ Transportation Bill

Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Portland explains how a Republican-sponsored transportation bill aims to meet highway funding through shifting public transit monies to the general fund. On February 23, Speaker John Boehner announced that Republicans would rework the bill and intended to eliminate controversial provisions on public transportation.

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