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MTA to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Service Changes in the Westside/Central Area of Los Angeles April 1

Wednesday March 19, 2003

MTA will hold a public hearing to discuss proposed service changes that are planned for implementation in June 2003 or later that will enhance bus service in the Westside/Central area of Los Angeles.

Service changes will be discussed on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at 6:30 p.m. in Hoffman Hall at Westwood Presbyterian Church, located at 10822 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.

The meeting will allow the public to comment on proposed service bus enhancements, which include:

Metro Westside/Central Proposals Effective June, 2003 or Later

Line No.

Line Name

Description of Change:

Line 2, Route 3

Sunset Blvd.

Eliminate Route 3 portion of Line 2 (Canon Drive, Beverly Hills) and other minor route change.

Line 4/304

Santa Monica Blvd.

Increased service and minor route changes.

Line 22

Century City – Brentwood Shuttle

Cancel line.

Line 33/333

Venice Blvd.

Increased service and minor route changes.

Line 220

Robertson Blvd. – Culver Blvd. - LAX

Cancel line.

Line 720

Metro Rapid Wilshire/Whittier Blvd.

Proposed schedule modifications.

“These changes are intended to provide more service to riders in the Westside and Central areas of Los Angeles with more service in locations and during periods of peak demand,” said Tracy Daly, MTA’s General Manager for Metro Westside Central.  “We will also be able to add more late evening and improve night-time to day-time service.”

These proposals may be approved in whole or part at a date following the public hearing. Interested members of the public are encouraged to attend the upcoming hearing and provide testimony on these matters. Persons unable to attend either hearing may submit written testimony postmarked through March 25 2003.  All testimony presented will be transmitted for inclusion in the public record.

Correspondence should be addressed to:

  • LACMTA, Metro Westside/Central, One Gateway Plaza, 99-4-5, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2932, Attn:  April 1, 2003 Public Hearing for FY 2004 Service Changes.

  • E-mail can be sent to customerrelations@mta.net with FY2004Service Changes as the subject line.

  • Facsimiles can be sent to 213-922-1212, Attention: FY2004 Service Changes.

Written comments should be postmarked, e-mailed or faxed by March 25, 2003.  Individuals wishing to have their comments recorded verbally may leave a message until April 1 by calling (213) 922-1200, and pressing option 5.

Westwood Presbyterian Church is located 2 blocks east of Westwood Blvd.  The area is served by MTA lines 20, 21, 22 and 720; Culver City Bus line 6, Santa Monica Big Blue Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 8 and 12; and LADOT Commuter Express lines 431 and 573.


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