Welcome to Move LA!
Move LA's mission is to build a broad constituency that will advocate for the development of a comprehensive, diverse, robust, clean, and financially sound public transportation system for Los Angeles County and champion strategies to accelerate its implementation.
Here’s our letter. To read the LA Times editorial that we responded to click here.
David Landsel photo-documents this tour (on transit and on foot) on Huffington Post, and he writes: “Los Angeles! It is big, weird, crowded and often daunting, particularly if you are only here for a short stay. Still, you don’t need a ton of time, or even a car (no, … MORE
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-37) has introduced legislation that would allow transportation agencies â€śto prioritize hiring local residents for highway and transit projects.â€ťÂ According to a press release issued by the Congresswomanâ€™s office, the â€śLocal Hire Act,â€ť introduced last Friday, will make it easier to â€śgenerate jobs in the very counties … MORE
Nathan Hurst writes in Congressional Quarterly that U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, favors shifting from the per-gallon tax on motor fuels to one that would be levied â€śupstreamâ€ť at the wholesale level as a model for raising more revenue to shore … MORE
On the KCET blog Eric Brightwell ponders the path of the Green Line extension into Lawndale, north Redondo Beach and into Torrance’s planned Transit Center. He notes the line isn’t yet in the engineering phase but that things could move quickly since the Green Line would likely travel along … MORE
He praises the Gold Line but says the San Gabriel Valley needs more and that it should be extended to Claremont and Montclair and then to Ontario. Construction of Phase 2 of the Gold Line has been divided into two stages. The line is being extended now to Azusa; … MORE
Many consumers make the mistake of thinking they can afford to live in a particular house or apartment because they know they can make the rent or mortgage payment. What they may not know when choosing where to live is whether they can also afford the cost of transportation … MORE
LA County is challenged: The American Lung Association says itâ€™s the smoggiest place in the nation, and that 14% of children who live here have asthma. It is also the most congested, with travelers spending 93 hours in traffic per person per year. LA County is the nationâ€™s capital … MORE
The Source posts an update from Metro CEO Art Leahy on the PEPRA hold-up of funds by the U.S. Department of Labor.
U.S. Department of Labor Moves to Certify Over $260 Million in Metro Grants
Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) moved to certify eight federal grants, valued at … MORE