Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Bring the Streetcar and Jobs Back to Downtown to Help L.A.

As part of my Bringing Back Broadway initiative, we released a study yesterday stating that building a streetcar downtown would create 9,300 jobs and generate $1.1 billion in new development, $24.5 million in new annual tourism and consumer spending and $47 million in new City revenue. The Streetcar would not only make Downtown Los Angeles an easier place to get around, it would bring jobs to residents throughout the City and bring much needed revenue when we need it most. We're hoping to get it built by 2014. Here are links to stories on: