Local Service Councils
Metro Service Councils advise on Metro services in five geographic regions.
Service Council Areas
Service Council Meetings
Due to the COVID-19 Safer Home Order, all Regional Service Council meetings have been moved online until further notice. Public participation is encouraged and encouraged.
Watch online: A link to watch live appears under Upcoming Events when a meeting begins, or watch previous meetings via links in the Archived Meetings section.
Details on how to submit comments before and during the meeting are at the top of the meeting agendas posted here.
Gateway Cities (Southeastern Los Angeles County)
Gateway Cities usually meets on the second Thursday of each month at 2 pm.
San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley usually meets on first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm.
San Gabriel Valley
San Gabriel Valley usually meets on the second Monday of each month at 5 pm.
South Bay usually meets on the second Friday of each month at 9:30 am.
Westside/Central usually meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm.
What Community Councils Offer
Greater Community Involvement
Regionalized outreach gives residents more opportunities for direct input into service issues in their communities.
Local service evaluation to better understand riders’ needs and to recommend an appropriate response. Public participation and input are invited and encouraged at each of the council’s monthly meetings.
Councils advise on planning and implementation of service within their area; call and conduct public hearings; evaluate Metro bus programs related to their service area; review proposed service changes; make policy recommendations to the Metro Board; participate in quarterly meetings with the Metro Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Deputy CEO and management staff.
The Service Council Bylaws were approved by the Metro Board in 2011 and contain information about the Councils’ organizational structure, authority, responsibilities, and how Council Members are selected. The full Service Council Bylaws and the Metro Code of Conduct, which Council Members must also adhere to along with other relevant State and Federal laws, are available at the links on the right side of this page.
- Board of Director’s Code of Conduct
- Service Council Bylaws
- Meeting Agendas / Minutes
- Metro Trip Planner
- Links to Other Transit Agencies
- Metro Fares, Passes, and Outlets
- Metro Passes Online
- Measure R Projects
- 511 (Real Time Traffic Info)
Complete this form to leave us your questions and/or comments.
Dolores Ramos, Manager, Regional Service Councils
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA