Gateway Cities Service Sector Council

Regional service sector council meeting reporting to the Metro Board.

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Metro in Transition

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Photo: Answers.com It began a few months ago when rumors reached my ears that the word circulating among Metro employees at the bus yards was that the Sectors were about to be dissolved. I took it all with a grain of salt initially. Like any large organization Metro is often rife with rumors that turn […]

CA High Speed Rail Authority Meets in Los Angeles, Tomorrow

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As Damien has noted the California High Speed Rail Autjority is coming to L.A. this week, specifically to the Metro Board Room (3rd floor of the Taj Mahal, as some of us like to call the Metro Headquarters Building). Wednesday afternoon its Executive/Administrative Committee is meeting at 1 p.m., followed by the Finance Committee at […]

Najarian Effort to Retain Metro Board Seat about to Commence

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(Update: It turns out that unless the Najarian nomination is rejected by a majority in a weighted vote by the City Selection Committee, that no action is required by North County Cities earlier today. While the Committee didn’t confirm his nomination, it didn’t reject it either. This wasn’t announced until today at the meeting, with […]

LADOT Questions Metro’s Bus Cuts

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Last month, the Metro Board passed a resolution requiring staff to prepare a memo outlining total service cuts from 2007 and expected cuts for 2008 and 2009. Board Members wanted to put the proposed bus service changes for this June into a larger context to better understand the impact on local economies and Metro’s ridership. […]