Art Leahy

Metro

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Chief Executive Officer of Metro

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At Union Station today in downtown Los Angeles,  Governor Brown signed the bill  authorizing construction for the nation's first high speed rail to link LA and San Francisco.  The bill…

Governor Brown Signs Off on High Speed Rail at Union Station

At Union Station today in downtown Los Angeles, Governor Brown signed the bill authorizing construction for the nation's first high speed rail to link LA and San Francisco.  The bill…

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