METRO HIGHWAY PROGRAM UPDATE
On January 30, WTS-LA hosted a lunch program featuring Abdollah Ansari, Senior Executive Officer, Highway Program, for Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). Mr. Ansari is leading the delivery of highway improvement projects with a budget of $8 billion under Measure R and $20+ billion under Measure M supplemented by State and federal funds. Attendees at the program heard more about current projects and future opportunities with Metro's highway program. Click here to view the presentation slides.
At the Annual Scholarship and Awards dinner on November 7, 2019, WTS-LA awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to deserving young women in high school, community college, undergraduate, and graduate programs in transportation-related fields.
Articles about the 2019 scholarship and award recipients are in our NEWS section.
This year's scholarship recipients and awardees.
See photos from the 2019 Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner.
In 2017-2018, WTS-LA made some significant changes to committees, increased the scholarship fund, and focused on workforce development. Read our report summarizing our accomplishments.
Read WTS-LA's white paper about Workforce Development, called “Bridging LA County’s Transportation Industry Workforce Gap: Where have all of the qualified people gone…and how do we get them back? Read here.
Photos © John Livzey.