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December 19, 2011

Electric Vehicles for LA

Los Angeles is leading the nation on green transit, with its Metropolitan Transit Authority recently becoming the nation's only major transit agency whose entire bus fleet is equipped with alternative fuel technologies. As proud as we should be of this accomplishment, however, L.A. continues to "miss the bus" when it comes to leveraging its investments to make the city a national center for green manufacturing jobs.Here's where the rubber meets the road: Today, not a single MTA bus is manufactured in L.A. Instead, our fleet is built across the country in states like Alabama and Minnesota. ...

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December 19, 2011

Welcome!

Dear Friend, Los Angeles is a great city, full of opportunity, diversity and creative energy. That's why, like many of you, my family and I chose to move here. And it's why we've stayed. Innovative Angelenos have reinvented our city’s economy many times throughout its history. We became the world’s entertainment capital in the 1920s, a large oil producer in the ‘40s, the center of television and technology in the ‘60s and ‘70s. We led in aerospace and defense throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s. These industries provided good-paying jobs and the foundati...

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December 19, 2011

Host an Event

Host or co-host an event with your friends, colleagues, or neighbors -- We want to hear your ideas and concerns. For more information please email: host@austinforla.org

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