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Worried about climate change?

Metro Speaks - Metro Speakers Bureau brochure graphic. Click here for the PDF for viewing/printing.The Metro Speakers Bureau can provide free 30-minute presentations throughout Los Angeles County on topics related to mass transit and mobility:

  • What new Metro projects are coming to my neighborhood?
  • How is Measure R changing the face of Los Angeles?
  • Why should students consider a career at Metro?
  • What special program teaches seniors to ride Metro?
  • How is Metro making it easier to ride bikes to rail and bus?
  • Where is transit-related development changing L.A.?
  • How can you join a car or vanpool, share the expenses and leave the driving to someone else?
  • What is Metro doing to create a regional rail system?
  • How is Metro using new media to communicate with our customers?
  • In what ways can Metro sustainability efforts help Southern California?

Learn more about your Metro – one of the largest transit providers and transportation planning agencies in the country. And find out about the plan to create a 21st century mobility network. 

Scheduling a Metro Speaks presentation

Send an email to metrospeaks@metro.net, including your name and the name of your organization, your phone number, the preferred date and time for the presentation, the topic, the length and the number who will attend. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance of the speaking date. Requests from school classes are very welcome.


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Don’t let traffic ruin your holiday shopping — Go Metro instead!
Posted by Lexi Hinton on November 26, 2014 12:54 pm
Photo by John Morgan via Flickr//CC …Go Metro instead, and save! The holiday season countdown has begun and early-bird shopping on the Friday after Thanksgiving (Black Friday) is an annual ...
Crenshaw Boulevard open for our shopping pleasure this Friday
Posted by Kim Upton on November 26, 2014 11:00 am
Crenshaw Boulevard will be open to the traveling public this Black Friday, Nov. 28.  Crews will take a break from the complex decking activities at Crenshaw/Exposition to ensure that shoppers have ...
Kinkisharyo agrees to continue work on new Metro light rail vehicles in Palmdale
Posted by Steve Hymon on November 25, 2014 12:58 pm
A light rail car being assembled in Palmdale in September at Kinkisharyo’s facility. Photo by Metro. Quick background: In 2012, Metro awarded a contract to Kinkisharyo for a base order of 78 ...
Transportation headlines, Tuesday, November 25
Posted by Steve Hymon on November 25, 2014 9:44 am
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Anaheim’s new ARTIC: ...
Transportation headlines, Monday, November 24
Posted by Steve Hymon on November 24, 2014 11:06 am
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sound Transit to seek new tax, ...
Crenshaw Boulevard closure to be extended two days
Posted by Kim Upton on November 21, 2014 4:45 pm
A street closure on Crenshaw Boulevard between Jefferson Boulevard and Coliseum Street – originally scheduled to reopen at 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24 — is being extended two days to 6 a.m. ...
Go Metro to holiday lights in L.A., starting at Union Station
Posted by Lily Allen on November 21, 2014 4:44 pm
The Metrolink Holiday Toy Express pulls into La Sierra Station in Riverside. Image by Chuck Coker via Flickr/CC. I have this theory that here in Los Angeles, what we lack in snow during the holidays ...
Go Metro Weekends, Nov 21 – 23
Posted by Lily Allen on November 21, 2014 6:52 am
Mel’s Drive-in on Ventura Boulevard. Photo by Chris Yarzab via Flickr/CC. Friday Usher–who needs no introduction– brings his latest tour, The UR Experience, to the Staples Center ...
Go Metro to the Rose Bowl for USC versus UCLA this Saturday
Posted by Joseph Lemon on November 20, 2014 1:15 pm
Photo by Neon Tommy, via Flickr creative commons. Save your game face for the game — not traffic — by going Metro to the 84th football showdown between crosstown rivals USC and UCLA ...
Metro podcast: Ethan Elkind’s “Railtown” about L.A.’s emerging transit scene
Posted by Steve Hymon on November 20, 2014 12:45 pm
I had the chance recently to speak with Ethan Elkind, whose new book “Railtown” does an excellent job of telling an important story: the history of rail transit in Los Angeles County ...

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