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Overview

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people – nearly one-third of California’s residents – live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.

Vision

Safe, clean, reliable, on-time, courteous service dedicated to providing Los Angeles County with a world class transportation system

Mission

Metro is responsible for the continuous improvement of an efficient and effective transportation system for Los Angeles County

 

Values

Safety:  We commit to ensure that our employees, passengers and the general public’s safety is always our first consideration.

Service Excellence:  We commit to provide safe, clean, reliable, on-time, courteous service for our clients and customers.

Workforce Development:  We commit to make Metro a learning organization that attracts, develops, motivates and retains a world class workforce.

Fiscal Responsibility:  We commit to manage every tax payer and customer-generated dollar as if it were coming from our own pocket.

Innovation and Technology:  We commit to actively participate in identifying best practices for continuous improvement.

Sustainability:  We commit to reduce, re-use and recycle all internal resources and reduce green house gas emissions.

Integrity:  We commit to rely on the professional ethics and honesty of every Metro employee.

Teamwork:  We commit to actively blend our individual talents to achieve world-class performance and service.

 

Core Business Goals

Goal 1:   Improve transit services

Goal 2:   Deliver quality capital projects on time and within budget

Goal 3:   Exercise fiscal responsibility

Goal 4:   Provide leadership for the region’s mobility agenda

Goal 5:   Develop an effective and efficient workforce

Goal 6:   Secure local, state and federal funding

Goal 7:   Maintain open lines of communication

Goal 8:   Enhance a safety-conscious culture with employees contractors and customers

Goal 9:   Sustain the environment with energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions


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