Actions taken last week by Metro Board of Directors

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Here is the recap of the meeting:

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The Board:

•Approved a 25 percent fare discount program for the Metrolink San Bernardino Line to improve ridership. Staff report. The Board also approved a motion from several Board Members for the discount program to be piloted for a full year. The discounts will begin at a date to be determined. 

•Approved the release and public comment period for the Metro Vision 2028 Plan — the plan that explains Metro’s strategies to improve mobility over the next decade. Staff report and blog post

•Approved contracts with three firms to plan and design Metro’s Microtransit service. Staff report and blog post

•Approved the Blue Line First/Last Mile Plan to improve connections to neighborhoods around the Blue Line’s 22 stations. Staff report and blog post

•Approved a new clean air vehicle policy for the ExpressLanes that would impose discounted tolls on those with clean air decals. Staff report and blog post. The Board also approved a motion that calls for piloting a pay-as-you-use model on the ExpressLanes on the 10 freeway.

•Approved a motion asking Metro to study a “hygiene and mobile shower” for the homeless at or near Metro stations. Here is the motion:



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