LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation today for advancing the Westside Subway Extension for final consideration for a TIFIA loan. The Chamber also applauded Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer for their continued support for additional funding for the Westside Subway Extension.
“This project is so important to our city and region. Our 1,600 members and their 650,000 employees appreciate the work of our two senators to relieve congestion, improve air quality and create jobs,” said Chamber President & CEO Gary Toebben.
The Chamber was a major supporter of Measure R and has been a long-term proponent of the Westside Subway Extension. The Chamber is also leading a national effort to secure support from across the nation for America Fast Forward.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of business in L.A. County. Founded in 1888, the Chamber promotes a prosperous economy and quality of life in the Los Angeles region. For more information, visit www.lachamber.com.