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News Releases from June, 2000

June 29, 2000
MTA STATEMENT RE: GOV. DAVIS INTERVENTION IN MTA LABOR TALKS

The MTA welcomes the appointment of a board of investigation by Governor Gray Davis that will prevent interruption of Metro Bus and Metro Rail service for at least seven days. The board will have one week to review the issues surrounding MTA labor contract negotiations and the current status of  those talks then report back to the Governor.

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June 26, 2000
MTA APPROVES PLAN TO CONTINUE FREE FREEWAY SERVICE AID FOR OVER ONE-QUARTER MILLION STRANDED L.A. DRIVERS

The MTA Board of Directors has approved 13 contracts totaling $13.2 million which will be allocated to tow truck companies that are part of the MTA-funded Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP), a free service which comes to the assistance of over 1,000 Los Angeles County freeway motorists everyday who experience car problems.

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June 06, 2000
METRO RAIL PASSENGERS CAN CATCH NEW HOLLYWOOD BOWL SHUTTLE BUS ONE DAY AFTER SUBWAY OPENS IN VALLEY

A new Hollywood Bowl shuttle bus funded and operated by the MTA will make its debut on June 25  ¾ one day after the Metro Red Line subway begins servicing the San Fernando Valley.

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June 05, 2000
NORTH HOLLYWOOD ON VERGE OF BEING REDISCOVERED BY CITY RESIDENTS AS THEY MAKE BEELINE FOR NEW SUBWAY STATIONS

When ground was broken in North Hollywood for the future home of the Metro Red Line subway at Chandler and Lankershim boulevards on March 11, 1994, enthusiasm resonated throughout the San Fernando Valley.

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June 02, 2000
Rollout of MTA’s 1,000th CNG Bus Called a ‘Milestone for Transit Users’

(June 2)  Calling it a “milestone for transit users,” Board Chair Yvonne Brathwaite Burke announced the MTA’s 1,000th CNG bus during Friday morning ceremonies.

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