12/17/13- In Key Step Forward City Selects Project Manager for Streetcar

In Key Step Forward City Selects Project Manager for Streetcar URS Firm brings Streetcar expertise to project, will solidify Streetcar timeline and budget working with City agencies, non-profit L.A. Streetcar Inc. and Office of Councilmember Huizar – The City has also submitted formal request letter to federal government to enter project development

LOS ANGELES (December 17, 2013) – Councilmember Huizar joined with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), Bureau of Engineering (BOE), and the non-profit Los Angeles Streetcar Inc. (LASI) to announce that the City of Los Angeles has selected nationally renowned streetcar car experts URS as Project Manager for the Downtown L.A. Streetcar project. URS has a proven track record of working on some of the biggest streetcar projects in the nation. The Streetcar project is coming to fruition out of a public-private partnership project championed by Councilmember José Huizar’s Bringing Back Broadway initiative.

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