Preview of February Metro Board of Directors meeting

pdf download and links to staff reports here

The Metro Board of Directors has its regular monthly meeting at 10 a.m. tomorrow — Thursday, Feb. 24. As has been the case since March 2020, the meeting will be virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. You can watch or listen to the meeting online by clicking here shortly before the meeting begins — a link will appear to the live webstream.

To give public comment:

Live public comment can only be given by telephone.

The Board Meeting begins at 10:00 AM Pacific Time on February 24, 2022; you may join the call 5 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

Dial-in: 888-251-2949 and enter English Access Code: 8231160# Spanish Access Code: 4544724#

Public comment will be taken as the Board takes up each item. To give public comment on an item, enter #2 (pound-two) when prompted. Please note that the live video feed lags about 30 seconds behind the actual meeting. There is no lag on the public comment dial-in line.

Instrucciones para comentarios publicos en vivo:

Los comentarios publicos en vivo solo se pueden dar por telefono.

La Reunion de la Junta comienza a las 10:00 AM, hora del Pacifico, el 24 de Febrero de 2022. Puedes unirte a la llamada 5 minutos antes del comienso de la junta.

Marque: 888-251-2949 y ingrese el codigo Codigo de acceso en ingles: 8231160# Codigo de acceso en espanol: 4544724#

Los comentarios del público se tomaran cuando se toma cada tema. Para dar un comentario público sobre una tema ingrese # 2 (Tecla de numero y dos) cuando se le solicite. Tenga en cuenta que la transmisión de video en vivo se retrasa unos 30 segundos con respecto a la reunión real. No hay retraso en la línea de acceso telefónico para comentarios públicos.

Among the items scheduled to be considered by the Board:

•The Board will receive-and-file an update on the project to extend the L (Gold) Line from East L.A. to Whittier. Presentation

•The Board will consider updating the budget of the Division 20 Portal Widening Turnback project that will allow for more frequent B/D (Red/Purple) Line subway service in the future. Staff report

•The Board will receive-and-file a staff report on Metro’s work to reimagine its public safety efforts, including increased efforts on homeless outreach, a review of the agency’s Code of Conduct and other initiatives. Staff report

•The Board will consider a motion clarifying the types of projects eligible for funding from the 710 North project — including projects to improve transit, cycling and pedestrian access. Staff report

•The Board will consider a contract with eLock Technologies to improve and expand bike parking opportunities at Metro stations. Staff report