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Recovery Task Force

Read the second progress report from Metro's COVID-19 Recovery Task Force here .

We are in the middle of the most significant public health crises in a century. Metro has responded by maintaining our lifeline services, only encouraging essential trips and requiring riders to wear face coverings. Our front-line employees are out there every day, keeping us running.

In addition to these service and safety adjustments, Metro has formed a Recovery Task Force to develop a plan to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and recover from it. There is no going back to the LA of before, and the Task Force's job is to recommend bold steps to move us forward.

The Task Force will recommend a set of actions to get LA County back on our feet, pedals, wheels and rails. The Task Force's goals include:

  1. Identifying and recommending potential actions that Metro can take to respond to the pandemic; to recover after the pandemic; to help lead an equitable economic recovery for LA County; and to advance mobility without congestion as the 'new normal' after the pandemic.
  2. Issuing monthly reports to Metro's senior leadership team, CEO and Board on progress towards a recovery plan, including early action items to consider taking.
  3. Drafting a final recovery report.

Guided by equity assessments, Metro's strategic plan, internal expertise and research on emerging best practices, Metro's Recovery Task Force put together its first and second progress reports to recommend early, intermediary and long-term actions that the agency can take in advance of the final recovery report. Read the recommendations, and the entire first and second reports, below:


Join us for a virtual public meeting on Thursday, July 9 about Metro's recovery plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Metro's Recovery Task Force is convening a virtual public meeting to share its first 18 early action recommendations and to seek additional recovery ideas from the public.

Since the State of California enacted a stay-at-home order, our courageous front-line employees have been out there every day keeping LA County moving for those who rely on public transit to access essential services. We thank them and we thank our riders who have listened to our calls to only ride if it’s essential and to wear face coverings when on the bus or train.

Join us for a virtual public meeting to:

  • Provide your comments on the Recovery Task Force's work.
  • Learn about next steps for Metro's recovery task force.

English Virtual Meeting  — July 9 from 6 - 7:30 pm.

Join the Microsoft Live Meeting here.

You will be able to watch the presentations, the presentation, and interact via chat.

Live captioning is available via the meeting platform.

If you do not have access to a computer or internet, you can listen to the meeting and provide verbal comments by calling (877) 422-8614, conference ID: 4321142#, password: 6454#

Spanish Virtual Meeting  — July 9 from 6 - 7:30 pm.

Join the Microsoft Live Meeting here.

You will be able to watch the presentations, the presentation, and interact via chat.

Live captioning is available via the meeting platform.

If you do not have access to a computer or internet, you can listen to the meeting and provide verbal comments by calling (877) 422-8614, conference ID: 4321154#, password: 6454#

If you can't join either meeting, please submit your comments via email by Friday, July 31 to COVID19recovery@metro.net or via the comment box on metro.net/recovery .


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