Denny Zane

Policy Director, Move LA

Denny Zane founded Move LA to coalesce environmental, labor, business, and community organizations to initiate Measures R (2008) and M (2016), each a ½ cent sales tax increase, in Los Angeles County. Approved by more than 2/3 of voters, these measures will generate $120 billion over 40 years to invest in one of the most extensive rail and bus transit system development programs in the nation. Previously, Zane served 12 years on the Santa Monica City Council, including a term as Mayor, formulating Santa Monica’s highly successful affordable housing strategies and leading the creation of the acclaimed Third Street Promenade.