Recap – September Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Posted on September 27, 2017
Image courtesy of: Streetsblog LA On September 12, 2017, the Metro Policy Advisory Council (PAC) came together for their first meeting following August’s recess.... Read more

Identifying Equity Priorities for an Equity Framework at Metro

Posted on August 1, 2017
WHAT? Last week, members of the EnviroMetro coalition came together to continue discussion on the development of an equity framework for Metro.... Read more

Recap – Metro Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Posted on July 12, 2017
Overview Yesterday the Metro Policy Advisory Council (PAC) met to kick-off discussions around the Measure M Administrative Procedures and the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) update.... Read more

Win for Complete Streets in Adoption of Measure M Master Guidelines

Posted on June 22, 2017
Image courtesy Investing in Place  Folks, today was, in a word, historic.... Read more

Submitted: Comment Letter on draft Measure M Guidelines

Posted on May 30, 2017
Measure M Guidelines Comment Letter_Final EnviroMetro Thank you to all who signed-on in support of our recommendations for the draft Measure M Guidelines!... Read more

EnviroMetro Proposed Improvements to the Draft Measure M Guidelines

Posted on May 8, 2017
The EnviroMetro Coalition has reviewed the draft Measure M Guidelines and would like to see improvements in the guideline requirements concerning Subregional Programs, Active Transportation, Rail and Transit Operations, and Local Return.... Read more

Equity Framework Development – March Coalition Meeting Recap

Posted on April 6, 2017
At our last coalition meeting was focused on discussing initial ideas for the development of an equity framework at Metro.... Read more

Metro Councils Update

Posted on March 1, 2017
L.A. Metro Sustainability Council Nominations for Metro’s Sustainability Council, are due at the end of the month by 5PM on March 31, 2017!... Read more

The Work Continues!

Posted on November 18, 2016
Dear EnviroMetro supporters, We did it!... Read more

Targeted Voter Outreach Campaign w/ Help From 270 Strategies

Posted on July 20, 2016
We’ve entered phase 2 of our EnviroMetro campaign and we want to make it a success.... Read more

Welcome Therese McMillan!

Posted on May 27, 2016
Last night, the EnviroMetro coalition had the pleasure of hosting a welcome reception for Metro’s new Chief Planning Officer Therese McMillan.... Read more

Important Coalition Meeting Monday May 9!

Posted on May 5, 2016
The Metro Board will soon be voting on the final potential ballot measure!... Read more

Impact of SB 743 on CEQA Review Process

Posted on April 12, 2016
On April 11, 2016, the EnviroMetro coalition was fortunate enough to receive a briefing from Chris Calfee and Chris Ganson of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research.... Read more

EnviroMetro’s #MetroPlan Public Comment Recap

Posted on March 25, 2016
On Thursday, March 24, representatives of the EnviroMetro coalition provided public comment to the Metro Board of Directors on what we think of their recently-released draft expenditure plan.... Read more

EnviroMetro Coalition Meeting 3/21

Posted on March 14, 2016
Our next coalition meeting is March 21, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Location: LaKretz Innovation Campus, 525 S Hewitt St, Room 401, Los Angeles, CA 90013* We’ll have a lot to discuss re: Metro’s Expenditure Plan and the progress being made in our technical advisory working groups.... Read more

Change of Plans – Delay in Metro Expenditure Plan Release

Posted on March 11, 2016
JUST IN – The release of Metro’s Expenditure Plan has been delayed until late next Friday, 3/18!... Read more

Making Progress!

Posted on February 25, 2016
We’re celebrating a big victory this week, after the Metro Board approved our environmental policy motion on February 25.... Read more

EnviroMetro Policy Motion Victory

Posted on February 23, 2016
Our environmental policy motion, “Environmental & Sustainability Efforts to Further Metro’s Goals to Reduce Emissions, Clean the Air & Improve Urban Areas,” passed unanimously (6-0) on February 18 at Metro’s Executive Management Committee meeting!... Read more

EnviroMetro Supports Metro’s Urban Greening Toolkit

Posted on February 1, 2016
EnviroMetro has been working to advance Metro’s new Urban Greening Toolkit, a web-based resource which includes tips on how to incorporate green infrastructure elements, such as drought-tolerant plants and cool surfaces, around transit station areas.... Read more

Recap – EnviroMetro Coalition Convening 1/22/2016

Posted on January 26, 2016
The first EnviroMetro coalition convening of the New Year included reflection on the coalition’s key platform elements and progress over the last few months, key updates on active transportation in the current draft expenditure plan, and discussion on outreach strategies for the next few months.... Read more