Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The City of Los Angeles Transit Corridors Cabinet
Office of Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa - Transit Corridors
The City of Los Angeles's Transit Corridors Cabinet would like to invite you to a presentation and panel discussion on the future of the City's Transit Corridors as part of Move LA's 5th Annual Transportation Conversation WHEN: 1:00pm on February 1st, 2013
WHERE: Los Angeles Union Station Historic Ticketing Room, 800 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012The Transit Corridors Cabinet leadership will give a presentation on the priority action items the City is currently considering for improving LA's orientation to our expanding transit network, and creating a more livable city for all Angelenos. Following this presentation, participating General Managers from City Departments will engage in a discussion with transit orientation experts and the general public about how the City can best encourage vibrant, prosperous, and affordable communities along our Transit Corridors. Move LA has graciously waived their entry fee for the afternoon session, which will run from 1:00 until 3:30pm and includes an address from international transit orientation expert Robert Cervero of UC Berkeley. Please also consider registering for the full Move LA Transportation Conversation, entitled "¡Avancemos! Let’s Move LA Forward!" The day-long forum includes addresses and panel discussions on accelerating transit & community building in Los Angeles, with such speakers and panelists as Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Maria-Elena Durazo (LA County Federation of Labor), Art Leahy (Metro), and more!
General Admission is $75.00 and student, non-profit, and government rate is $25.00.
Register here. More information is available at MoveLA.org. Attendance for the afternoon session, beginning at 1:00, is free to the general public.
*The Transit Corridors Cabinet will be releasing its Draft Work Plan in advance of this forum--stay tuned! Even if you cannot attend the discussion on February 1st, we look forward to hearing from you on the action items that will be outlined in the draft plan. More background, including a study by Prof. Robert Cervero is available on line at: http://mayor.lacity.org/Issues/Transportation/index.htm
Monday, January 28, 2013
Mobility Element Task Force Members,
We thank those of you who attended and participated in today's informative discussion at the Mobility Element Task Force meeting. Please find the following materials attached:
1. Handout from Norm Emerson's presentation on federal and state transportation funding trends and opportunities;
2. PDF of Bob Grandy's presentation on internal funding options;
3. List of potential next steps proposed at the close of the meeting; and
4. List of organizations represented at today's meeting.
The Mobility Element Team is examining how to incorporate the takeaways from today's meeting into our policy document and next steps. We hope you will continue to participate in the Mobility Element process - please see and comment on our proposals for the Transit-Enhanced Network, ped enhancements, Bicycle-Enhanced Network and draft project list (forthcoming) on our website, ideas.la2b.org. Please contact Claire Bowin (213-978-1213) if you have follow-up thoughts from today's meeting or questions.
Friday, January 25, 2013
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Thursday, January 24, 2013
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.