LA Aerial Rapid Transit – Proposed Gondola to Dodger Stadium
Join us to learn more about LA Aerial Rapid Transit (LA ART) the proposed gondola system that will connect Union Station and El Pueblo to Dodger Stadium with the potential to expand connectivity to LA State Historic Park in Chinatown. LA ART began as an unsolicited proposal to Metro’s Office of Extraordinary Innovation. Metro is the lead agency under CEQA with the EIR process beginning October 2020.
Special Guest: Cindy Starrett, Latham & Watkins
Proposed Land Use & Development Reforms
Council President Nury Martinez recently introduced three motions focused on high value projects, increasing transparency, and a zoning ballot measure aimed at reducing political influence and corruption in the real estate development approval process in the City of Los Angeles. Please join us for an overview of these proposals and to provide feedback on how the City can depoliticize the development approval process.
Special Guest: Max Podemski, Planning Director for Council President Martinez, District 6
Metro’s Traffic Reduction Study
Metro is conducting a Traffic Reduction Study to determine if, where and how a traffic reduction program pilot with congestion pricing and additional transportation options could reduce traffic in the LA region. Metro is seeking input from our members to inform proposals for possible pilot sites and program structure including suggested pricing mechanism and necessary transportation resources.
Special Guest: Tham Nguyen, Metro Office of Extraordinary Innovation