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Blue Ribbon Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Headquarters - Union Station Conference Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, February 26, 2015 5:00 p.m.


Jon Hillmer, Exec. Dir., Service Devt., Scheduling & Analysis
Dan Nguyen, Deputy Exec. Ofcr., Operations
Scott Page, Service Devt. Mgr.
Scott Greene, Transportation Planning Mgr.
Michael Sieckert, Transportation Planning Mgr.
Carol Silver, Transportation Planning Mgr.
Carl Torres, Transportation Planning Mgr.

Israel Marin, Transportation Planner
Lilian De Loza, Community Relations Mgr.
David Hershenson, Community Relations Manager
Vincent Gonzalez, Community Relations Mgr.
Dolores Ramos, Service Councils Analyst

Blue Ribbon Committee Members:

Citizens Advisory Council

Anne Reid
Dalila Sotelo

Foothill Transit

Doran Barnes

Gateway Cities Service Council

Thomas Martin
Wally Shidler
Cynde Soto


Phil Aker

Pasadena ARTS

Valerie Gibson

San Fernando Valley Service Council

Michael Cano, Chair
Donald Weissman, Vice Chair
Antonio Lopez
Yvette Lopez-Ledesma
Jesus R. Ochoa

San Gabriel Valley Service Council

John Harabedian
Harry Baldwin
Alex Gonzalez
Steven Ly
David Spence
Rosie Vasquez

Santa Monica Big Blue Bus

Edward F. King
Timothy McCormick

South Bay Service Council

Devon Deming Don Szerlip

Westside/Central Service Council

Elliott Petty
George Taule

1. Welcome and Introductions, David Hershenson, Community Relations Manager - 10 minutes

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Members

2. BRC Purpose and Charge – Jon Hillmer, Executive Director, Service Development, Scheduling and Analysis – 25 minutes [HANDOUT]

  • Mission, Goals and Objectives
  • Project Schedule and Process
    • Recap of 2010 BRC: Status of 2010 BRC Recommendations and Remaining Items

3. Transit System Overview, Scott Page, Service Development Manager – 25 minutes

  • Description
  • Current Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities

4. Metro’s Long Range Plan – 20 minutes

  • Agency Financial Outlook – Near and Long Term

5. Summary and Next Steps, David Hershenson, Community Relations Manager – 10 Minutes

  • Future Meeting Dates
    • March 26, 2015
    • April 23, 2015
    • May 28, 2015
    • June 25, 2015