Villaraigosa Vows Return of "Ride Metro with the Mayor"

Speaking in front of a small army of transportation advocates at the "It’s Time to Move LA" Conference, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa found his voice as a cheerleader for public transit. Once applauded for his "Ride Metro with the Mayor" Campaign, the Mayor and Metro Board Member admitted that’s it’s been awhile since he’s regularly rode transit; but that’s going to change. Villaraigosa promised we’d be seeing him on buses, trains and light rail again, both often and soon.

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