The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold public hearings in February 2016 to receive community input on proposed modifications to Metro’s bus service. Approved changes will become effective June 2016 or later. Details of the hearing dates, times, and locations are listed below.
Details of the service proposals to be considered at the hearings are available as well. In general, the proposed modifications will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the public transportation system through a better use of resources. The public can attend any of these hearings and comment on proposals of interest to them. Maps of Proposed Changes.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:30PM
San Fernando Valley
Marvin Braude Constituent Center
6262 Van Nuys Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:00PM
Carson Community Center
801 E. Carson
Carson, CA 90745
Saturday, February 6, 2016 10:00AM
1 Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Monday, February 8, 2016 6:00pm
San Gabriel Valley
Metro El Monte Division 9 Building
3449 Santa Anita Ave.
3rd Floor Service Council Conference Room
El Monte, CA 91731
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:00PM
Metro Headquarters Building
1 Gateway Plaza
Union Station Conference Room
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Thursday, February 11, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Norwalk Arts & Sport Complex
Sproul Reception Center
12239 Sproul St.
Norwalk, CA 90650
The public hearing will commence at the listed times and will close after all oral testimony has been received by those members of the public present in accordance with federal public hearing requirements outlined in Section 5307 (d) 1 of Title 49 U.S.C., and public hearing guidelines outlined in Section 2-50-025 of Metro’s Administrative Code, as amended.
Note: These proposals may be approved in whole or in part at a date following the public hearings. Approved changes may also include other alternatives derived from public comment. Interested members of the public are encouraged to attend the upcoming hearings and provide testimony on any service proposal under consideration (public comment will not be restricted to only bus routes operating in one geographical area). All public comment received will be forwarded to the responsible Service Council, and considered prior to taking action on the service proposals. Persons unable to attend the hearings may submit written testimony postmarked through midnight Saturday, February 13, 2016, the close of the public record.
Comments sent via U.S Mail should be addressed to:
Metro Customer Relations
Attn: June 2016 Service Changes
1 Gateway Plaza, 99-PL-4
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2932
Comments via e-mail should be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org , Attn: “June 2016 Service Changes”
Facsimiles should be addressed as above and sent to: 213-922-6988.
ADA REQUIREMENTS: Upon request, sign language interpretation, materials in alternative formats and other accommodations are available to the public for MTA sponsored meetings and events.
LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: Upon request, interpreters are available to the public for MTA sponsored meetings and events. Agendas and minutes will also be made available in other languages upon request.
All requests for reasonable accommodations, interpretation services and materials in other languages must be made at least three working days (72 hours) in advance of the scheduled meeting date. Please submit requests by calling (213) 922-4600 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our TDD line is (800) 252-9040. Individuals with hearing or speech impairment may use California Relay Service 711 + Metro phone number.