Public Transit


U.S. Dept of Transportation Pledges Support for Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

Transportation for America, Safe Routes to School National Partnership, and other pedestrian/bicycling safety advocacy groups met with U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to ask for more federal attention to pedestrian safety issues.


Under the Paperweight, November 8-14, 2009

Public transit and smart development policies in Oregon and Washington have reduced pollution from transportation in those states from 2004 to 2007, according to a new Environment California report analyzing U.S. Dept. of Energy data.


MTA Chair Ara Najarian Says Goals Are to Gain
Project Funds, Reduce Crude Oil Dependency

Glendale City Council member Ara Najarian announced he assumed chairmanship of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority July 1. Najarian pledges to get the fair share of transportation dollars for Glendale and the region, break the cycle of dependency on crude oil and fund alternative transportation projects.