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Barbara Boxer's Transportation Bill Would Drop Environmental Criteria In Much-Touted TIFIA Loan Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- A bipartisan transportation bill sponsored by Sen. Barbara Boxer would dramatically expand a federal program that finances "innovative" tr...

In The Public Interest : Public Transportation, The Wave Of The Future

Erin Steva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Steva

High-maintenance, tech-savvy and outspoken are just a few of the terms describing Generation Y. But car free? According to Ad Age, the millennial coho...

Working With China to Build Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

A recent Transport Politic article notes that not only is China willing and able to contribute its national funds to foreign projects, but also that it intends to structure its investments as an alternative to the World Bank.

WATCH: How Can Los Angeles Get Off Oil?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

How can our smoggiest city move past its addiction to oil once and for all? See what environmental leaders, policymakers, and eco celebs had to say at Tuesday's LA Get Off Oil Day rally.

LA Business As Usual and A Better Place

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Returning to LA from an inspiring visit to Better Place, I wasn't ready for the now almost perennially bad news about the city's financial health. Bu...

A New Route to a Better LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Lately it does seem as though LA has turned a corner in the quest to leave behind its car-obsessed past.

Educating Congress About Mass Transit

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

There's nothing better than when a good idea catches on. Especially when the idea concerns Los Angeles and mass transit.

Bolstering Our 30/10 Initiative

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Each time I come to Washington DC, I can feel the support for 30/10 growing as people realize that we're not looking for a handout. Instead we're bringing our own local funds to the table.

Testifying on Our 30/10 Plan

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Thursday morning, at the request of Senator Barbara Boxer, I testified before a Senate Committee on our 30/10 program to fast track the 12 transit projects in Measure R.

30/10 Transportation Initiative Gaining Steam

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

I'm headed back from Washington DC today, where I continued our efforts to persuade the federal government to get on board with our 30/10 transportation plan.

Rally For Jobs

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today, more than 500 workers showed up at a "Rally for Jobs" in support of the 30/10 transportation initiative. Those workers are fired up and so am I.

30/10: The Perfect Way to Celebrate Earth Day

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today, the Board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will consider our 30/10 initiative to build the 12 Measure R transit projects in ten years instead of 30.

State of the Air

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

We're still one of America's most polluted cities. To protect the future health of our kids and our City, we have our work cut out for us. The time to accept this challenge, and take collective action, is now.