In Los Angeles…
Commuters spend 81 hours, the equivalent of two work weeks, in traffic every year
There are over 105 miles of Metro rail in L.A., with more under construction.
People are 30% more likely to use transit if they live close to transit stations or stops.
Released “Housing Pays: Capturing the Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Increased Housing Production for the City of L.A.”
Measure M is approved with the active support of LABC
Measure R is approved with the active support of LABC
News from the labc
LA experienced an 11 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in 2016 thanks, in, large part, to a switch from coal-powered energy.read more
Mary Leslie President, Los Angeles Business Council Significant investments in new housing and an accelerated expansion of our relatively nascent public transit system are crucial to the Los Angeles of the future. Without such investments, we can expect to encounter...read more
Mary LesliePresident, Los Angeles Business Council Over the last several months our leadership and membership have reviewed the Build Better LA proposal to craft a position only after we did our due diligence. While we agree with the need to make citywide improvements...read more
2019 Mayoral Housing Transportation and Jobs Summit
Friday, November 22 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm | UCLA Luskin Conference Center
Join us for a discussion with three of California's most prominent mayors about the mounting affordable housing and congestion crisis and their effect on businesses and employment in the L.A. region.