Transit Coalition Monthly Meeting with Matt Raymond

The Transit Coalition will host its monthly Dinner Meeting next Tuesday, April 26, featuring Metro Chief Communications Officer Matt Raymond. Also, the April, March, February and January issues of Moving Southern California are now available online with new features and news, as are past issues. Here is coverage of our March ( Part 1, Part 2), February ( Part 1, Part 2), and January meetings.

Consider attending our monthly Transit Coalition Dinner Meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Philippe the Original, 1001 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles. We hope to see you there!

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