Forward thinking graduate awarded for sustainable change-making at LA Metro
Under Liban’s leadership, LA Metro is working to make public transportation more reliable and efficient while adhering to green construction practices, reducing water usage by 20%, and transitioning to energy-efficient fuels. Many of Liban’s innovative solutions could be adopted by cities around the globe, including starting a green bond program to raise funds for sustainability initiatives to developing the first-ever climate action plan and green construction policy for a transit agency in the U.S. He prioritizes plans that benefit low-income communities both economically and socially, eliminating food deserts near metro stations and providing opportunities for the homeless.
Cris Liban Recipient 2020 ENR Award of Excellence: Tribute Video