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Ballot Measure Recap: What Did We Win?

Two years ago, over 60 #metrofundwalkbike advocates attended a Metro Planning & Programming Committee meeting on the Short Range Transportation Plan, setting off a series of actions and… 1,524 more words

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Gun Violence, Homophobia and Islamaphobia: Time for a Renewed Public Agenda

Article published in the PA TIMES

In the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, one lone gunman killed 49 people and injured 53 others in a venue, frequented by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. 542 more words


Transportation Equity work group moving forward

In March 2016, we launched the LA County Transportation Equity technical work group in March to help outline potential equity benchmarks and metrics to help inform Metro’s Long Range Transportation Plan updates. 308 more words

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Our take on the Metro Ballot Measure Revise

In March, Metro released a draft expenditure plan for a potential half-cent sales tax to be put on the November 2016 ballot. Supplementing existing revenue from Propositions A and C and Measure R, the potential additional measure would raise well over $100 billion over the next several decades for transportation improvements across Los Angeles County. 159 more words

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6/21 Partner Update: Los Angeles County Transportation Equity Technical Working Group

Join us via conference call on Tuesday June 21st from 9:30 – 10:30 to discuss the efforts and strategies of our Los Angeles County Transportation Equity Technical work group. 153 more words

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Screening for Transportation Equity

This blog is written by Madeline Wander and Vanessa Carter from the USC Program for Environmental & Regional Equity (PERE).

Metro recently released its historic… 763 more words

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Breaking: LA County voters support safe, walkable neighborhoods and options other than driving


June 7, 2016
Primary Contact: Jessica Meaney
(213) 210-8136
Twitter: @InvestinPlace, #metrofundwalkbike, #metroplan

Alternate: John Guevarra
(310) 619-5611

STATEMENT: With a November Los Angeles County transportation sales tax, voters strongly support making streets safer for walking and funding alternatives to driving… 1,130 more words

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