Sup. Michael D. Antonovich and Metro CEO Art Leahy welcome transportation marketing professionals to APTA event at Omni Hotel

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and Metro CEO Art Leahy welcomed more than 200 community leaders and marketing and transportation professionals from across the country to the American Public Transportation

Sup. Michael D. Antonovich speaking at national APTA workshop this week in Los Angeles.
Sup. Michael D. Antonovich speaking at national APTA workshop this week in Los Angeles.

Association (APTA) annual workshop for Marketing and Communications held this week at the Los Angeles Omni Hotel.

As chairman of the transportation agency serving the nation’s largest county, Antonovich discussed his vision for a regional multimodal transportation system serving the county’s 88 cities and 134 unincorporated areas, linking the region’s five regional airports to rail, and upgrading Metrolink to create an integrated system from Lancaster to San Diego.

APTA is the International organization for the bus, rapid transit and commuter rail industry.

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  1. Apparently the Omni is happy to accept Metro’s money for a conference, but less enthusiastic about recommending their services to guests. When my relatives stayed there recently, someone at the front desk recommended against taking the Expo Line on a Saturday afternoon in favor of a taxi for safety reasons.

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