Metro’s Board of Directors meets at 10 a.m. this Thursday, August 25 for its regular monthly meeting. The agenda is here, where you can also browse the agenda, staff reports, and attachments. A link to the live web stream of the meeting will appear on this page shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday.
Instructions for live public comments:
–Live public comments can only be given by telephone.
–Board meeting begins at 10:00 a.m. PT on August 25, 2022; you can join the call 5 minutes before the start of the meeting.
– Dial: 888-251-2949 and enter
–English access code: 8231160#
–Spanish access code: 4544724#
–Public comments will be collected as the Board addresses each item. To give a public comment on an item, enter #2 (pound-two) when prompted. Please note that the live video stream is approximately 30 seconds behind the actual meeting. There is no lag on the public comment call line.
Among some of the most interesting articles this month:
• The Board will receive an update on our Metro Micro service upon request. Presentation
•The Board will receive an update on our rate cap project. Presentation. Put simply, fare capping means that passengers would pay as they go instead of having to pay for passes in advance.
• The Board will consider a motion to implement a three-pronged strategy for our Vermont Transit Corridor Project: first pursuing immediate bus improvements, then a rapid transit project by buses by 2027 and finally pursue a long-term rail project. As many riders know, Vermont is one of our busiest bus corridors. Movement
• The Board will consider approving the recommendations of the I-710 Southern Corridor Task Force for a project vision statement, guiding principles and goals, pre-investment plan opportunities, and a new name for the project (Long Beach-East LA Corridor Mobility Investment Plan). Staff report with links to attachments. The goal of the project is to improve mobility and safety in the congested 710 corridor. The Board will also consider this related motion asking Metro to provide a matching grant to one of the projects – the Humphreys Avenue bike/pedestrian crossing in East LA
Categories: Policy and Funding, Projects