February Service Council meetings begin tonight; here's the agendas

The Metro San Fernando Service Council kicks off a new round of monthly Service Council meetings this evening (Wednesday, February 6) in Van Nuys. With the exception of the Gateway Cities meeting, all of the February Service Council meetings will be held at the usual times and days and locations our Councils normally meet at.

The Gateway Cities Service Council will move their regularly scheduled meeting to a different day, and combine it with a special public workshop for Lines 111 and 311, which are the Council’s Corridor Study Lines for the year. The meeting and workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 12, starting at 5 pm. The public is encouraged to attend and share their ideas for improving service on the two study lines.

The South Bay Service Council will hold an additional meeting this month, on Wednesday, February 27 at 6 pm, to host a corridor workshop to discuss options to improve service on Metro Lines 210 and 710 (Crenshaw Boulevard). The meeting will be at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in the First Floor Community Room (between Sears and the LAPD Substation, by the Stocker Street entrance).

For a listing of all Council meeting dates, times and locations, click here. As always, the public is encouraged to attend and share their comments with the Service Councils on improving bus service throughout LA County.

For more information about each service council, click on the name of the service council listed after the jump. All Council meetings include a report from Metro Service Council Director Jon Hillmer providing previous month’s statistics on ridership, performance and other measures of Metro service.


Meeting topics for February Service Council meetings include:

San Fernando Valley (6:30 pm, Wednesday, 2/6) – Division Handling of Customer Complaints, presented by Transportation Operations Manager Maria Rodriguez. The Service Council Director will also provide information about ADA Compliance Metrics, Elevator Service Metrics, and Fleet Age & Breakdown Causes by Division.

South Bay (9:30 am, Friday, 2/8) – Report on the Harbor Transitway Pilot Projects, Update on the Metro Green Line Connection to LAX, Update on the Crenshaw Blvd. Lines 210 and 710 Corridor Study. The Director’s report will include a brief presentation on Line Ridership.

San Gabriel Valley (5 pm, Monday, 2/11) – Presentation on the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension project, Report on Division Handling of Customer Complaints. The Service Council Director will also provide information about wheelchair boarding data and complaints received on specific lines in the San Gabriel Valley.

Gateway Cities (5 pm, Tuesday, 2/12 – note change in day and time, this month only) –. The meeting will include a presentation on Division Handling of Customer Complaints by Transportation Operations Manager Curley Little. Immediately following the Service Council meeting, a special workshop will be conducted to receive public input on potential service improvements to Florence Avenue Lines 111 and 311

Westside/Central (5 pm, Wednesday, 2/13) – Presentation on Transit Specific Ridership Survey, Presentation on Proposed Names for New Expo Phase 2 Stations.

All service councils welcome and appreciate public participation at their meetings. If you would like to comment at any of the meetings, please fill out a speaker card when you arrive, noting the specific agenda item you are there to address.  General comments on issues that aren’t on the agenda are taken as a part of the “public comment” section of the agenda.  If you would like to provide input to a Council but cannot attend a meeting, you can submit your comments in writing through the Service Council web page or send them to servicecouncils@metro.net. If your comments are for a specific council, please make sure to indicate which one you are addressing.

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  1. They REALLY need to implement a express line between North Hollywood and magic mountain. SCT creates too much transfers and the frequency of lines 3 and 7 are very infrequent to the theme park.