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Metro Conversations Virtual Meeting to discuss “Investing in People for a Sustainable Future” set for Wednesday, April 28

Monday April 19, 2021

As part of the agency’s celebrations for Earth Month, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold a virtual "Metro Conversations" on Wednesday, April 28, about Investing in People for a Sustainable Future.

This quarterly series is designed to share and discuss unique stories with interested members of the public about the agency. Topics will touch on the variety of work Metro does to enhance the quality of life in L.A. County with a focus on sustainability and workforce development. Speakers will be featured from Metro’s Community Relations, Environmental Compliance and Sustainability and Human Capital and Development departments.

 This session will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. Speakers include:

Cris Liban, Chief Sustainability Officer, Metro

Maria G. Meleandez, Deputy Executive Officer, Next Generation Workforce Programs, Metro

Tiyesha Watts, Graduate of Metro’s Transportation Career Academy Program (TCAP)

Paul Yoon, California Army National Guard and a Metro Assistant Admin Analyst

Ms. Rubalcava "Ms. Rubi", Principal, Metropolitan High School

 The conversation will be held virtually on Zoom and participants will be able to share their thoughts and ideas with panelists following the discussion. Those interested in attending can join as follows:

Zoom link:

Webinar ID: 981 4668 2706

Passcode: 009566

Dial in: 877 853 5247 (Toll Free

All Metro meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. Spanish interpretation will be provided on Zoom. ADA and Title VI Requirements: Special accommodations are available to the public for Metro-sponsored meetings. All requests for reasonable accommodations and translation must be made at least three working days (72 hours) in advance of the scheduled meeting date; please call 213.326.1787 or California Relay Service at 711.

For more information on Metro’s Sustainability program visit

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is currently providing lifeline service for essential trips and frontline workers. Metro continues building the most ambitious transportation infrastructure program in the United States and is working to greatly improve mobility through its Vision 2028 Plan.

Metro has proudly pledged to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Health and Safety Commitment Program to help ensure the safe return of transit riders as the U.S. recovers from the  COVID-19 pandemic.

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