Listen: Telephone Town Halls for South Bay, South L.A. and North County

Metro held the first pair of Telephone Town Halls on Wednesday evening to help inform the public about the potential sales tax ballot measure the agency is considering.

The recording above is from the Town Hall with Metro Board Chair Mark Ridley-Thomas and Metro CEO Phil Washington talking with residents of the cities of Carson, Compton, Culver City, Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lynwood, the communities of South Los Angeles, Koreatown, and portions of West Los Angeles. Here’s the transcript.

The recording below is from the Town Hall with Richard F. Clarke, Metro’s Executive Director of Program Management, and other Metro staff talking with residents of the northern San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys as well as the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys. Here’s the transcript.

The Town Halls include questions from listeners. And the Telephone Town Halls continue on Thursday night — the full list is here. Tonight’s Town Halls are:

•6:15 p.m. Richard F. Clarke, Metro’s Executive Director of Program Management, talking to residents of the Westside, South Bay and South Los Angeles cities including Beverly Hills, Carson, Culver City, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Santa Monica, Torrance and West Hollywood.

•7:30 p.m. Richard F. Clarke, Metro’s Executive Director of Program Management, talking residents of the cities in the Southeast area of Los Angeles County including Avalon, Artesia, Bell, Bellflower, Bell Gardens, Cerritos, Commerce, Compton, Cudahy, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Huntington Park, La Habra Heights, Lakewood, La Mirada, Long Beach, Lynwood, Maywood, Norwalk, Paramount, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, Signal Hill, South Gate, Vernon and Whittier.

To participate, on the day of the meeting, call the toll-free call-in number(s)

  •  English: 888-400-1932
  •  Spanish: 888-400-9342