Candidate for Mayor
Occupation: Current Los Angeles Mayor
"Since Day 1 of my administration, we have been working hard to reduce traffic congestion and bring a modern, convenient, reliable and safe public transportation system to Los Angeles. We've expanded Rapid Bus service citywide, opened the Orange Line in the Valley and broken ground on the Expo Line and the Eastside Gold Line Extension. We led passage of the largest investment in mass transit in a generation in Los Angeles County, a $40-billion funding package that will provide critical funding for light rail extensions, traffic light synchronization and a Subway to the Sea. My administration will continue its dedication to these long-term objectives, but Los Angeles commuters deserve immediate traffic relief. Now more than ever, as the city faces tight budgets and an uncertain economy, we have an obligation to deliver that relief in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible."
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