Steering Committee Meeting
Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC)
One Gateway Plaza
3rd Floor, Union Station Conference Room
1. CALL TO ORDER Chair, Cynde Soto
2. ACTION: Approval of December 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes Chair, Cynde Soto
3. DISCUSSION: Discuss DRAFT March 2020 Meeting Agenda Chair, Cynde Soto
4. NEW BUSINESS: Raised Subsequent to the Posting of the Agenda Chair, Cynde Soto
5. PUBLIC COMMENT Chair, Cynde Soto
6. ADJOURNMENT Chair, Cynde Soto
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Meeting Minutes for December 12, 2019
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Accessibility Advisory Steering Committee
Steering Committee Members in Attendance:
Cynde Soto, Chair
Kathleen Barajas, First Vice-Chair
Jared Rimer, Second Vice-Chair
Guest / Staff in Attendance:
Ruben Mendez, Metro
Joanna Lemus, Metro
Armando Roman, Metro
Call To Order
Cynde Soto, Chair, called the meeting to order at 1:02 p.m.
Action: Approval September 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes
The Steering Committee minutes were approved unanimously for the September 12, 2019 meeting.
Discussion: Discuss DRAFT February 2020 Meeting Agenda
The committee reviewed the goals brought up during the December 12, 2019 AAC meeting. Cynde Soto mentioned that she would like to hear an update on the NextGen study as well as any new information on Metro programs assisting people with mental health disorders and homelessness.
New Business: Raised Subsequent to the Posting of the Agenda
Staff shared with the Steering committee an old AAC pamphlet and discussed the possibility of updating a new pamphlet to be shared during outreach events. The committee discussed creating an outreach subcommittee. Cynde Soto asked if the AAC had ever made recommendations directly to the Metro board. The committee could not recall any recent recommendations made to the board by the AAC. Jared Rimer mentioned that the Red Line and Gold Line trains continue to have AVA issues. The committee discussed preparation for the Accessibility Awards Luncheon on January 16, 2020.
There was no public comment.
Meeting adjourned at 1:29 p.m.