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Metro to Host Interactive Telephone Town Hall Meeting April 10 to Discuss the Agency’s FY20 Budget and Fare Structure

Monday April 08, 2019

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will host a live, interactive telephone town hall meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, to discuss Metro’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget and the agency’s fare structure.

Metro is in the process of seeking input from the public about its upcoming budget and the best way to structure fares as the agency works to expand, improve and modernize transportation services. The telephone town hall will provide an opportunity to discuss priorities and options, ask questions of Metro’s transportation experts and provide more feedback as the agency plans for the future.

More information about Metro’s budget can be found at https://www.metro.net/about/financebudget/. More about Metro fares can be found at https://www.metro.net/riding/fares/.

For the meeting, 50,000 residents across Los Angeles County will be contacted randomly through an innovative automated telephone system and invited to participate in the public forum from the comfort of their own homes. The Telephone Town Hall also will include an option for participants to provide input through real-time polls. When residents answer their phones, they will be connected to the meeting automatically. Anyone who does not receive a call but wants to participate can dial into the toll-free telephone numbers listed below.           

  • English: On the day of the meeting, the toll-free call-in number is 888-400-1932. 
  • Spanish: On the day of the meeting, the toll-free call-in number is 888-400-9342. 

There are several other ways to participate in the interactive town hall: 

 ADA Language Accommodation: If you require an interpreter or other accommodations, please contact Metro at least 72 hours prior to the telephone town hall meeting date at 323-466-3876 or California Relay Service at 711.

About Metro
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. Created in 1993, Metro is a multimodal transportation agency that transports about 1.3 million passengers daily on a fleet of 2,200 clean air buses and six rail lines. The agency also oversees bus, rail, highway and other mobility-related building projects and leads transportation planning and programming for Los Angeles County.

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