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

Webinar: Social Equity and Environmental Feedback on 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

EnviroMetro Proposed Improvements to the Draft Measure M Guidelines

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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

Good Election News: Measure M Passes

Posted on November 14, 2016
There is good news from this election: Measure M passed!... Read more

Good Move: Metro’s Sustainability Policy

Posted on October 21, 2016
Metro came through in a big way for Los Angeles by releasing a report yesterday that advances implementation of an integrated sustainability policy and commits the agency to work towards making best management practices its standard way of doing business.... Read more

On the Street: What Angelenos Like About Measure M

Posted on October 17, 2016
EnviroMetro member organization Climate Resolve asked Angelenos at CicLAvia why they were excited about Measure M.... Read more

Ways Measure M Could Help Communities

Posted on October 12, 2016
One of the many ways Measure M could help Angelenos is by bolstering communities.... Read more

Ways Measure M Could Improve Transportation Options in Los Angeles

Posted on October 11, 2016
Measure M, the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan that’s on the November 2016 ballot, has the potential to transform our region’s transportation landscape. ... Read more

How Measure M Could Transform Los Angeles

Posted on October 10, 2016
Measure M, the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan that’s being brought before voters, has the potential to transform our region’s transportation landscape.... 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

Public Meetings for #MetroPlan

Posted on April 1, 2016
Metro recently released its draft expenditure plan.... 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

Agenda for January 22 meeting

Posted on January 21, 2016
EnviroMetro Coalition Convening Friday, January 22, 2016, 2:30 – 4:00 pm The California Endowment Building, Suite A 1000 N.... Read more

EnviroMetro December Update

Posted on December 18, 2015
We advocated for an Active Transit Greenway Network at Metro’s Active Transportation Strategic Plan stakeholder workshops at six different locations across the county, as a safe, healthy, and efficient way to get people where they want to go.... Read more

Better Transportation in the News: December

Posted on December 17, 2015
Will a new type of crossing signal keep pedestrians safe?... Read more

Active Transportation Strategic Planning Support

Posted on December 2, 2015
Please join EnviroMetro and its supporters at a series of workshops hosted by The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in December.... Read more

EnviroMetro November Update

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We caused a bit more ruckus at this past month’s Metro Board meetings by insisting that highway projects be evaluated according to their impact to Vehicle Miles Travelled in order to make informed decisions about long-term congestion relief.... Read more

EnviroMetro October Update

Posted on November 2, 2015
We formed Technical Advisory Committee working groups, which honed in on specific metrics that could be used to evaluate Metro’s progress towards achieving our policy priorities.... Read more

EnviroMetro September Update

Posted on October 1, 2015
We submitted a policy priorities letter (with 65 organizations signed on) to the Metro Board in response to their call for feedback on what objectives the potential 2016 ballot measure and Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) update should aim to achieve.... Read more