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Public Hearings on Proposed Changes to Metro Bus Service

Metro Service Councils will be holding public hearings to receive comments on proposed changes to Metro bus service to take effect in December 2014 or later.

Wednesday August 6, 2014 6:30pm
San Fernando Valley Service Council Hearing
Marvin Braude Constituent Center
6262 Van Nuys Bl
Van Nuys 

Saturday, August 9, 2014 9am
Metro Headquarters Building
1 Gateway Plaza, Board Room
Los Angeles

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 5pm                            
Westside/Central Service Council Hearing
La Cienega Tennis Center                
325 South La Cienega Bl                  
Beverly Hills

The public hearings are being held in conformance with federal public hearing requirements outlined in Section 5307 (d) 1 of Title 49 U.S.C., and public hearing guidelines adopted by the Metro Board of Directors in 1993, as amended.

Service Proposals Under Consideration

Affected bus lines and service proposals under consideration are listed below. These service changes are proposed to improve efficiency and effectiveness throughout the Metro system through better use of resources. Approved changes will become effective in December 2014 or later.

San Fernando Valley
90-91 Downtown LA – Sylmar via Glendale Av – Foothill Bl
Proposal A: Discontinue Line 91 service on Honolulu Av in Glendale/Montrose area. Service will remain on Montrose and La Crescenta Avs.
Proposal B: Discontinue Line 91 routing in the Montrose area operating only Line 90 from Downtown LA to Sunland.

Westside/Central
534 Malibu - Washington/Fairfax via Pacific Coast Hwy
Modify schedule to discontinue service between Downtown Santa Monica to the Washington/Fairfax Transit Hub when Phase 2 of the Metro Expo Line opens.

San Gabriel Valley
No service changes are proposed for the Metro San Gabriel Valley Service Area.

Gateway Cities
No service changes are proposed for the Metro Gateway Cities Service Area.

South Bay
No service changes are proposed for the Metro South Bay Service Area.

These proposals may be approved in whole or in part at a date following the public hearings. Approved changes may also include other alternatives derived from public comment. Interested members of the public are encouraged to attend the upcoming hearings and provide testimony on any service change proposal (public comments will not be restricted to just the bus routes operating in one geographical area). All public comment received will be forwarded to the responsible Service Council to be considered prior to taking action on the service proposals. Persons unable to attend the hearings may submit written testimony postmarked through midnight, August 13, 2014.

Correspondence should be addressed to:

Metro Customer Relations, Attn:  December 2014 Service Changes, One Gateway Plaza, 99-PL-4, Los Angeles, CA  90012-2932

Comments can also be sent via e-mail (with Service Changes December 2014 as the subject) to: servicechanges@metro.net or facsimile at: 213.922.6988

Upon request, foreign language translation, sign language interpretation, materials in alternative formats and other accommodations are available to the public for Metro-sponsored meetings and events. All requests for reasonable accommodations must be made at least three working days (72 hours) in advance of the scheduled meeting date.  Please telephone 213.922.4600 between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. The TDD line is (800) 252-9040. Individuals with hearing or speech impairment may use California Relay Service 711 + Metro phone number.


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