Public Hearings For Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit Project

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Metro To Hold Public Hearings For Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit Project June 21 Thru 30
Thursday June 10, 2010

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
invites the public to attend public hearings on the proposed Wilshire
Bus Rapid Transit project June 21 through 30, Metro, the City of Los
Angeles and the County of Los Angeles have just released a Draft
Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment (EIR/EA) analyzing
the proposed project and alternatives. If adopted, there would be a
dedicated bus lane operating on weekdays, during the peak periods along
most of Wilshire Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles.

Meetings will be held at the following dates and locations:

Monday, June 21, 6-8 p.m., Westwood Presbyterian Church, 10822 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.

Tuesday, June 22, 6-8 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, Moseley Salvatori Conference Center, 637 Lucas Avenue, Los Angeles.

Tuesday, June 29, 2-4 p.m., Wilshire United Methodist Church, 4350 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.

Wednesday, June 30, 6-8 p.m., Felicia Mahood Center, 11338 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles.

A copy of the Draft EIR/EA is available at metro.net/wilshire and at public libraries in the study area.

Public comments on the Draft EIR/EA will be accepted through July 26, 2010. Comments may be submitted on the web, via e-mail at wilshirebrt@metro.net, by U.S. Mail to Martha Butler, Project Manager, Metro, 1 Gateway Plaza, 99-23-1, Los Angeles, CA 90012, or by going to metro.net/wilshire and clicking on “Contact Us.”

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