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Overview

Metro’s Service Councils advise on Metro services in five geographic regions:

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Local Service Councils

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Due to the COVID-19 Safer at Home orders, all Regional Service Council Meetings have been moved online until further notice. Public participation is welcomed and encouraged.

To watch online: A link to watch live appears here 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 (Southeast LA County)
Usually meets on second Thursday of each month at 2 pm

San Fernando Valley
Usually meets on first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm

San Gabriel Valley
Usually meets on second Monday of each month at 5 pm

South Bay
Usually meets on second Friday of each month at 9:30 am

Westside/Central
Usually meets on second Wednesday of each month at 6 pm

These community-based councils offer:

Greater Community Involvement

Regionalized outreach gives residents more opportunities for direct input into service issues in their communities.

Improved Service

Local service evaluation to better understand riders' needs and to recommend appropriate response. Public participation and input is invited and encouraged at each of the council’s monthly meetings.

Regional Perspective

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.

Dolores Ramos

Dolores Ramos
Chief Administrative Analyst