Wednesday, September 20, 2017
CLOSE
 
Assemblyman Mike Davis Presented a Hearing “Review of Rail Transportation in Southern California”
By Sentinel News Service
Published October 3, 2012

Assemblyman Mike Davis, Chair of the Select Committee on Rail Transportation


LOS ANGELES –  Assemblyman Mike Davis (D-Los Angeles), Chair of the Select Committee on Rail Transportation presented the final hearing in a three part series at Expo Center, Comrie Hall in Exposition Park.  The hearing examined the plans for rail projects in Los Angeles County.  Professor Marlon Boarnet Ph.D research shows that the transportation culture has changed over the years and demands increased rail systems to reduce traffic in metropolitan areas.

“Equal access to transportation dollars for residents of South Los Angeles and increased efforts on regional connectivity remain a significant part of rail transportation challenges today,” revealed Assemblyman Mike Davis.

A large amount of time was devoted to the discussion of the importance of connectors to the Los Angeles Airport from the Green Line, Red Line and Metrolink.

The community residents comments and questions were targeted to MTA and were focused on the much talked about Crenshaw line with the Leimert station.  Measure R and Measure J has the funding necessary to complete these rail projects and is expected to offer 250,000 jobs for county job seekers.

Activist Damien Goodman stated, “I will continue to work with MTA until an underground subway station is constructed in Leimert Park.  I feel that MTA should be able to provide an underground station because other communities in Los Angeles have it.  The coalition will continue to protect the last African American corridor in the west.”

“I am sure we will be able to achieve our goals by working with communities throughout this county of Los Angeles,” remarked Assemblyman Davis.

 

###

 

 

Categories: Local

Get the Los Angeles Sentinel App!


SEARCH:    

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:







Taste of Soul Sponsors

TOS-Cookbook-Web
© 2017 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

Contact UsAboutMedia KitCorrections & Misprints

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul

Close / I'm already on the list

Subscribe Today!

Don't be limited anymore! Subscribe Now »

** Existing subscribers, please Login / Register for Digital »

Subscribe to The Los Angeles Sentinel for only $5.99 $3.99 per month, with 1 month free!

Relax in comfort each week as you read the printed newspaper on your own time, delivered weekly to your home or office. This subscription also includes UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS for all of your devices. Includes FREE shipping! One easy payment of $3.99/month gets you:

Subscribe Now »