Advocating for a World-Class Transit System
Investing in a modern transportation network will make our region more economically competitive while enhancing quality of life.
In Los Angeles…
People are 30% more likely to use transit if they live close to transit stations or stops.
Los Angeles is truly the nation’s next mass-transit city.
Investing in a modern transportation network makes our region more economically competitive. It enhances our attractiveness to employers looking to expand or relocate, while improving the quality of life for all Angelenos and bringing L.A. in line with other global cities.
The LABC strongly advocates for policies that incentivize new, affordable housing near jobs and efficient transit.
An Agenda for Equity-Centered Clean Transportation
In partnership with the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, the LABCI commissioned groundbreaking research on the need to place equity at the center of California’s electric vehicle strategy or risk falling short of benchmarks and worsening disparities in low-income communities hit hardest by pollution
I’m really excited about this particular report. It helps us as we’re building out the ZEV [zero-emission] market development strategy. Ya know… how are we going to go about measuring and making sure that we are in fact delivering on the equity promise that we are pushing for.
Deputy Director of Zero Emission Vehicle Market Development in the California Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development
The LABC and its partners successfully advocated for rules requiring new passenger vehicle sales in CA to be 100% zero-emission by 2025, and all new heavy duty vehicles sales to be 100% zero-emission by 2036
Released “An Agenda for Equity-Centered Clean Transportation” in partnership with UCLA
Released “Housing Pays: Capturing the Economic and Fiscal Benefits of Increased Housing and Production for the City of L.A.”
Released “The Affordable Housing Crisis in Los Angeles: Impacts to LA’s Fastest Growing Companies,” in partnership with USC
Measure M is approved with the active support of LABC
Measure R is approved with the active support of LABC
UCLA, LABC collaborate on how to make electric vehicles accessible to everyone
Measure M: Critical for LA’s Economic Future
‘Build Better LA’ Initiative: Right Idea, Wrong Approach
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