Calif. Rep. Seeks Federal Funds For LA Transit Plans

Law360, Los Angeles (April 25, 2012, 5:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation should fund Los Angeles County’s efforts to develop transit options for connecting San Fernando Valley residents to jobs on the L.A. Westside, House of Representatives member Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks, told Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Wednesday.

In a letter to the federal transportation chief Wednesday, Sherman asked LaHood to throw his support behind the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s application for grant money to develop transit alternatives through L.A.’s Sepulveda Pass, a heavily congested traffic corridor that’s key to...
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