Transit Advocate’s Guide: Additional Government Agencies

Other Government Agencies Involved with Transportation

City of New Orleans Mayor’s Office

The Mayor’s Office administered a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department to study the future of the Claiborne expressway. The result was Livable Claiborne Communities which will be implemented by the city.

City Council Transportation Committee

This Committee develops and reviews legislation governing ground transportation and parking issues.  This Committee championed taxi reform legislation and developed a complete streets policy.

LA House and Senate Transportation Committees

The House and Senate Transportation Committees review State legislation related to transportation issues.