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Gateway Cities Service Council Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Virtual Meeting, , Los Angeles
Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:00 p.m.


Watch Online: A link to watch live will appear here under Upcoming Events when the meeting begins

Listen by phone: Dial 877.422.8614, enter Meeting Extension 3462108#

Listen and comment by phone: Dial877.422.8614 and enter Meeting Extension 3756328#. During public comment for each item, the moderator will announce callers by their area code and last four numbers of their phone number, then given two minutes to comment.

Submit comments before the meeting via email or by postal mail: Regional Service Councils, One Gateway Plaza, MS: 99-7-1, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Indicate the meeting name, date, and agenda item number when submitting. Email and postal mail comments must be received by 5 pm the day prior to the meeting to ensure they will be read into the public record during the meeting.Comments received via mail or email will be read for up to two minutes per person, per item.

Submit comments before and during the meetingvia the meeting link here or in the following

Call to Order

Council Members:
Al Rios, Chair
Danny Hom, Vice Chair
Sean Ashton
Maria Davila
Jo Ann Eros-Delgado
Karina Macias
Samuel Peña
Wally Shidler
Lori Y. Woods

Dolores Ramos, Service Councils Administrator
Joe Forgiarini, Senior Director, Service Performance & Analysis
Chad Kim, Senior Transportation Planner
Mark Dierking, Community Relations Manager
Albert Kuan, Transportation Associate

1. ROLL Call

2. APPROVE MMinutes from July 9, 2020 and August 27, 2020 Meetings, Councilmembers Comment

3. CONSIDER Approval of NextGen Bus Plan Service Proposals for the Gateway Cities, Councilmembers Handout Comment

First Authority

  • 55, 355
  • 110
  • 128
  • 128
  • 577
  • 60, 760
  • 117
  • 202
  • 202
  • 612
  • 62, 262
  • 120, 621
  • 254
  • 265


  • 102, 611
  • 127
  • 265
  • 460


Second Authority

  • 105, 705
  • 115
  • 205
  • 252
  • 260, 261, 660, 762
  • 108, 358
  • 125
  • 232
  • 256
  • 266
  • 111
  • 130
  • 251, 751
  • 258

4. RECEIVE Regional Updates, Chad Kim, Senior Transportation Planner, Mark Dierking, Community Relations Manager Handout Comment

5. RECEIVE Public Comment for items not on the Agenda Comment

6. CHAIR and Council Member Comments

Consideration of items not on the posted agenda, including: items to be presented and (if requested) referred to staff; items to be placed on the agenda for action at a future meeting of the Council; and/or items requiring immediate action because of an emergency situation or where the need to take immediate action came to the attention of the Council subsequent to the posting of the agenda.


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Upcoming Service Council Presentations:


  • Q1 Station Evaluation Program Update
  • Metro’s Traffic Reduction Study


  • NextGen Bus Plan Update
  • MicroTransit update

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