Transport

Eco-Rapid Transit: Metro Light Rail to Connect Southeast Los Angeles County & DTLA

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Michael Kodama

Michael Kodama explains the West Santa Ana Branch Corridor "megaproject"—a proposed light rail connecting Downtown Los Angeles to Southeast L.A. County, which has endured the loss of manufacturing jobs alongside heavy industrial pollution and a dearth of mobility options.

CA High-Speed Rail Chair on the 'Transformative' Impacts of 'Connecting' California

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Dan Richard

Dan Richard, chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors, tells VX News how the evolving program is already stimulating investment despite the challenges ahead.

Lyft's Emily Castor: New Forms of On-Demand Mobility & Public Transit 'Mash Up'

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Emily Castor

Lyft’s Director of Transportation Policy addresses how the company’s many public-private partnerships anticipate new urban mobility services—like on-demand autonomous vehicle fleets.

Jeff Morales Steps Down: CA High Speed Rail Leader Discusses Progress & Future

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After five years of leading the embattled authority in charge of implementing the California High Speed Rail project, Jeff Morales joins VX News for an exit interview to provide some insights on the future of the transformative rail network.

Metro CEO Phil Washington's Update on LA's 21st Century Transportation Build-Out

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Phil Washington

Facing a dramatic cut in federal funding, VX News sat down with the head of Los Angeles' public transportation operation agency about the impacts to their ambitious flurry of rail projects.

LADOT’s Seleta Reynolds’ VX2017 Panel: City Building For Autonomous Vehicles & Planning For Disruption

Seleta Reynolds

Autonomous vehicles are on the verge of redefining the role of streets in car-dominated Southern California. How will we plan for autonomous vehicles and connected fleets within our existing public transportation and civic infrastructure?

Mobility Leaders Opine on Rapidly Changing Vehicle Ecosystem

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Mark Fields, CEO and President of Ford Motor Company

This month, Automobility LA convened established and nascent industry leaders to elaborate on their vision of for an urban transportation future cultivated by public and private cooperation. VX News presents a discussion of this future among Ford Motors President and CEO Mark Fields, Los Angeles Chief Sustainability Officer Matt Petersen, and Chariot Co-founder and CEO Ali Vahabzadeh.