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Meet the Decision Makers: Leaders on the Move Honors Mayor Butts and LADWP Commissioner McClain-Hill
March 12, 2020
The fifth annual Upgrade LA: Meet the Decision Makers African American History Month Business Breakfast was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Meet the Decision Makers celebrated two dynamic, high profile officials – Hon. James T. Butts, Jr., the Mayor of Inglewood and Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill, the Vice President of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Commission. ... read more »
Employers: Catalyze collaboration to achieve a triple bottom line ROI
March 12, 2020
JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon, in a recent opinion article on CNN.com, issued a call to action for businesses, communities and local governments to break down the silos that prevent them from working together to create Opportunity Markets and ensure that the most disparate members of their communities aren’t left behind.  ... read more »
Bonding Leads to Business Growth
December 5, 2019
Edison, the owner of Max Out, a demolition, site work, grading, asphalt and concrete paving and masonry company, had been successful in obtaining medium-sized contracts and being a subcontractor.  With Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro), Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) having an excess of $200 billion in construction projects in the works, Edison’s goal was to elevate his business to the next level by subcontracting with a prime contractor on a major infrastructure project. ... read more »
LAX Anticipates Another Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Holiday and Reminds Guests to Plan for Extra Time at The Airport
November 22, 2019
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is forecasting another record-setting Thanksgiving holiday travel period this year, with an estimated 3.21 million passengers during the 14 days surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday. That is roughly equivalent to 80% of the entire population of Los Angeles projected to travel through LAX this Thanksgiving holiday. Last year saw long lines and backed up traffic during peak days, and with more people expected and the addition of construction, this year is expected to be no different. It is vital for travelers to plan ahead and understand the new reality of how construction and record crowds will create challenging conditions at the nation's second-busiest airport this holiday season. ... read more »
LAWA IN MIDST OF ACTIONS TO IMPROVE LAX-IT OPERATIONS
November 1, 2019
Since the opening of LAX-it, airport officials have been actively assessing and responding to traffic and behavioral changes in a dynamic environment at LAX-it, in the Central Terminal Area (CTA), and in surrounding communities. While 31,783 vehicles have been removed from the CTA and record travel times are taking place, the peak periods of arriving passengers typically between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. have resulted in shuttle and passenger wait times exceeding 45 minutes. ... read more »
Los Angeles World Airports Selects Cecil Rhambo as Chief of Airport Police
October 10, 2019
Last Thursday, October 10, 2019, the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that following a nationwide search, former Assistant Sheriff of the County of Los Angeles Cecil Rhambo has been selected as the new Chief of Airport Police. Upon completion of a background investigation, he will replace and report directly to David L. Maggard, who was named Deputy Executive Director for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security this summer after serving as Chief of Airport Police for three years. ... read more »
LAX-Bound Green Line Users Encouraged 
to Allow Extra Time During 16-Day Suspension of Rail Service at Stations West of Crenshaw
December 27, 2018
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is reminding guests at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to allow extra time when using the Metro Green Line during upcoming construction work that will temporarily suspend rail service at six Metro stations, including Aviation/LAX. ... read more »
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