Infrastructure

A look inside the old water main pipe that busted on Sunset Blvd by UCLA. (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

LA Mayor Heads For Sacramento In Push For Water Bond, Film Tax Credits

Mayor Eric Garcetti will be in Sacramento Wednesday ahead of vote by state lawmakers to overhaul an $11 billion water bond.

08/13/2014

USC School of Engineering Professor Lucio Soibelman (credit: CBS)

USC Professor: LA’s Aging Water Pipes Will Only Get Worse

Lucio Soibelman, a professor at USC’s School of Engineering, believes concerns over liability are hindering LADWP from conducting preventative measures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2014

(Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

KNX 1070 Driven To Gridlock: Aging Infrastructure

There are lots of bumps in the road – and there will be more as the roads get older and the funding to fix them can’t keep up.

03/27/2014

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Garcetti Urges Passage Of $300B Plan To Fix US Roads, Alleviate LA Traffic Nightmare

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti gave the keynote address at the the San Gabriel Valley Transportation Forum in Industry on Wednesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/26/2014

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Volunteers To Count Bicyclists, Pedestrians At LA Intersections

If you walk or bike in the city of Los Angeles, today is your day to be counted.

09/10/2013

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Wash. Collapse Stokes Fears About Safety Of SoCal Bridges

The dramatic collapse of a heavily-traveled bridge in Washington state has raised questions about the safety of bridges in Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/24/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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LA County Gets ‘C’ Grade For Drinking Water, ‘C-‘ For Roadways

Streets, highways and bridges in Los Angeles County are deteriorating because officials have failed to provide maintenance and replacements for local infrastructure, according to a report released Wednesday.

10/24/2012

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Villaraigosa Calls For ‘Partnership’ With Feds To Rebuild LA Bridges, Roads

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Sen. Barbara Boxer went on the offensive Thursday in an effort to salvage rapidly-deteriorating infrastructure around the city.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/27/2011

Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

LA Mayor Backs ‘Common Sense’ Jobless Benefits Extension In DC

A panel of mayors from across the nation led by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Friday called for increased federal investment to create millions of new jobs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/02/2011

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