<p>As Southern California's population grows -- and taxes its famously scarce water supply -- the Inland Empire Utilities Agency is applying the tenets of smart growth to its efforts to recycle, reuse, and conserve water.</p>
Mar 1, 2007 The Metro Investment Report
<p>The chair of L.A.'s municipally-owned Department of Water and Power outlines how the city will build up its portfolio of green power by 2010.</p>
Feb 24, 2007 The Metro Investment Report
With a strong style and a common-sense approach, Gloria Jeff is taking on one of the world's most unenviable jobs: general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation.
Jul 25, 2006 The Metro Investment Report
Three months ago Gov. Schwarzenegger announced a landmark $222 billion plan to invest in California's infrastructure. Yet the state legislature has dealt a blow to crumbling bridges and congested freeways by failing to agree on a bond measure to fund it.
Mar 22, 2006 The Metro Investment Report
The four living former state governors call on policymakers to draft a bond initiative to pay for the state's critical infrastructure needs, including its trade transportation infrastructure, and levees in Northern California.
Mar 8, 2006 The Metro Investment Report
Chicago and Indiana have made billions by partnering with private financers on infrastructure assets. Attorneys David Narefsky and John Schmidt explain how California can reap similar benefits.
Feb 25, 2006 The Metro Investment Report
Councilmember Wendy Greuel says that getting L.A. moving requires doing small fixes now and planning for big projects in the future.
Dec 17, 2005 The Metro Investment Report
Economist John Husing says that a $36 billion in the region's goods movement infrastructure will more than pay for itself.
Dec 15, 2005 The Metro Investment Report
Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon has championed smart transportation solutions as a member of the House Transporatation Commitee. In this interview, he explains the challenges to getting funds for many common-sense solutions.
Nov 22, 2005 The Metro Investment Report
Is Los Angeles' new Metro Orange Line -- a dedicated busway -- a 'revolution' for the city? Running the width of the Valley, LA County Supervisor Zez Yaroslavsky calls the line a true innovation in American transit.
Nov 8, 2005 The Metro Investment Report