Southern California Transit Forum at Chapman University aims to solve SoCal’s transit crisis

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The above video from the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) serves as a nice primer for the upcoming Southern California Transit Forum being held at Chapman University on February 5th.

This all day event aims to bring together transit officials, advocates, local business leaders and policy makers to discuss the current problems facing transit in Southern California and to come up with possible solutions. The list of speakers includes: Therese McMillan, Deputy Administrator of the Federal Transit Authority; Richard Katz, Metro Board member, and; Art Leahy, Metro’s CEO.

Interested parties must RSVP by February 1st – contact Peggy Wandelear at 714-560-5939 or There will also a be luncheon with limited seating that requires a separate RSVP and costs $15. Tickets can be purchased at the Orange County Business Council website.

Chapman University is accessible from Los Angeles by the Metrolink Orange County Line – the station stop is the Orange Station, which is a short walk from the university. When you RSVP, make sure to mention plans to take Metrolink for a complimentary pass.

For more information, please visit the Southern California Transit Forum website and Facebook page.