Join the San Fernando Valley for the last Service Council Meeting of 2019!

In December, only the San Fernando Valley will meet; the other Service Councils will go dark until January. The San Fernando Valley will receive a North Hollywood Joint Development Project update to learn more about the redevelopment plans for the 15-acre area surrounding the North Hollywood Red and Orange Line Stations.

They also will receive their June Shakeup review and December preview presentation. All the other Service Councils received their Shakeup presentations in November. Last but not least, the Council will consider submitting a support letter for Metro’s Grant Application to support Metrolink Antelope Valley Line Capital and Service Improvements and Zero Emission Buses and Infrastructure Projects.

As a heads up for the January round of meetings, the South Bay Service Council is moving their meetings to Lennox. In October, they voted to change their meeting location to Carson; then in November, they revisited that decision and opted to move to the Lennox Library instead. The change will begin with their January 10, 2020 meeting; the meeting start time will also change to 10:30 a.m. from 9:30 a.m. to better align with the Library’s hours. The Council hopes that the new location is easier to reach for South Bay patrons who’d like to attend and share their comments. Lennox Library is served by Lines 40 and 212 North. It is also a 0.3 mile walk from the Green Line’s Hawthorne/Lennox Station.

For more information about each Service Council, take a look at their web pages by clicking on the name below. The agenda items for each Council are listed below; the agendas are posted monthly with links to the presentation materials here.

San Fernando ValleyWednesday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Marvin Braude Constituent Center:, North Hollywood Joint Development Project Update, Line Ride Report, Consider Changing Time of February 5 Meeting to Follow NextGen Workshop, Shakeup Review/Preview, Consider Submitting Support Letter for Metro Grant Application for Metrolink Antelope Valley Line Capital and Service Improvements and Zero Emission Buses and Infrastructure, Regional Service Performance Report.

Westside/CentralDark in December. Next meeting will be on Wednesday, January 8, at 6:00 p.m. at Metro Headquarters, Board Room.

Gateway CitiesDark in December. Next meeting will be on Thursday, January 9, at 2:00 p.m. at Salt Lake Park Community Center, 3401 E Florence Ave, Huntington Park.

South BayDark in December. Next meeting will be on Friday, January 10, at 10:30 a.m. at Lennox Library, 4359 Lennox Blvd, Lennox. Note permanent change in location and time.

San GabrielDark in December. Next meeting will be on Monday, January 13, at 5:00 p.m. at El Monte Station, Division 9 Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room.

Stop by a meeting to share your suggestions on how Metro can improve bus service throughout Los Angeles County and maybe learn a little about how Metro service is provided. If you can’t attend a meeting, you can submit comments through the Service Council web page or send them to servicecouncils@metro.net. If your comments are for a specific Council, please tell us which one they’re for in your e-mail. You can also use the email to subscribe to your Council’s email list to receive the monthly meeting agendas and other regional notices.

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