During his first term on the City Council, Mike Bonin has made it a priority to improve basic, quality of life city services, including filling potholes, repairing sidewalks, picking up trash, and trimming trees.
- Mike’s first action on the City Council was to stop the City’s unfair practice of issuing parking tickets for parking at broken meters.
- Mike fights for the interests of neighbors by stopping overdevelopment and demanding developers build affordable housing, reduce traffic, and provide neighborhood benefits. Mike has worked to reform the City’s development process to be more neighborhood-friendly.
- Mike is a strong advocate of increasing local transportation choices, and works to relieve traffic and create livable neighborhoods through greater use of rail, bus, bikes and walking.
- Mike is a leading advocate for effective solutions to the homelessness crisis, and worked to pass Measure HHH, which was adopted by L.A. voters with 79% of the vote.
- Mike led the effort to secure approval to reduce traffic and pollution by connecting the Metro light rail system with LAX, and championed Measure M, which will reduce traffic by 15% and build a network of mass transit.
- Mike successfully fought to modernize and improve passenger convenience and safety at the airport without expanding and without negatively impacting surrounding neighborhoods.
- Mike is the co-author of a groundbreaking policy committing the City to 100% renewable energy, led the fight to end fracking in Los Angeles, and is supported by the Sierra Club and L.A. League of Conservation Voters.
- Mike led the fight to create a landmark $15 minimum wage in Los Angeles, which will lift millions of people out of poverty.
Click on a community below to find out more about what Mike has done for each neighborhood on the Westside!