LA Metro

Joshua Schank on Transport Innovation & Learning from Failure

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Per Joshua Schank, Metro’s former Chief Innovation Officer, more than capital is needed. Schank, in this interview, notes that in addition to capital investment, the LA County agency needs to continue to seek creative solutions to solve the region’s mobility problems. Schank explains that not being afraid of failure and tapping more into the potential of public-private partnership are two ways Metro can move forward successfully, especially with appropriated funding from the State and Federal governments expected and on the way.

LAEDC Economic Forecast Panel: Making the Best of Federal Funding in LA’s Infrastructure

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VX News excerpts the February 16 LAEDC 2022 Economic Forecast Breakout Session on Infrastructure and opportunities for coupling one-time investments with workforce development and cross-sector collaboration.

LA Metro’s Moving Beyond Sustainability Plan—Heather Repenning

VX News marks US Infrastructure Week and kicks off Earth Month with this interview with LA Metro's Heather Repenning, executive officer of Metro’s Department of Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, to offer her a platform to share her important work at the LA County transit agency.