IRVINE, Calif. - January 31, 2019
The Transportation Corridor Agencies’ (TCA) Chief Executive Officer Mike Kraman was appointed by the League of California Cities’ Partners Executive Committee to serve as one of two liaisons to the statewide Transportation, Communication & Public Works (TCPW) committee. The League of California Cities is comprised of city officials who work together to expand and protect local control for cities; the League’s mission is to serve as the leading advocate for the common interests of California's cities in order to enhance the quality of life for all Californians.
The TCPW Policy Committee reviews both state and federal legislation and regulations as they relate to issues of transportation planning, technology, funding, construction, public works, telecommunications and other related areas. The Committee makes recommendations to the League’s Board of Directors on policy issues that are critical to cities and transportation agencies and organizations focused on mobility.
“TCA is proud to be a League Partner of the League of California Cities and we believe that their mission and our mission are furthered by working together to enhance the quality of life for all Californians,” said Kraman. “I am very proud to accept this appointment and look forward to our continued partnership with the League of California Cities.”
Kraman is a graduate of the Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and a Master of Science in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered professional engineer in California and numerous other states. As TCA's CEO, he is responsible for overseeing operations of a 51-mile toll road network and managing 2,200 acres of protected open-space in Orange County.
With more than 330,000 transactions per day, the 73, 133, 241 and 261 Toll Roads have proven to be popular alternatives to congested freeways in Southern California. Each trip on The Toll Roads improves mobility overall by relieving pressure on parallel freeways and arterials.
The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) are two joint powers authorities formed by the California legislature in 1986 to plan, finance, construct and operate Orange County’s public toll road system. Fifty-one miles of the system are complete, including the 73, 133, 241 and 261 Toll Roads. TCA continues to meet the region’s growing need for congestion-free transportation alternatives.