Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County’s Consideration of a Potential Proposal to Acquire the Southwest Museum

2019-04-09T15:25:10-07:00April 9th, 2019|Arts, Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed her motion that directs LA County to work with the LA County Arts Commission and LA Metro in considering submitting a proposal for the County’s potential acquisition of the Southwest Museum: “For over one hundred years, the Southwest Museum [...]

More Protected Bike Lanes Coming Soon to LA County

2019-03-12T16:04:48-07:00March 11th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

The LA County Department of Public Works (DPW) currently maintains 46 miles of bike lanes in unincorporated areas throughout the County and is in the design phase for 34 additional miles. However, studies have shown that protective vertical barriers can provide a much safer environment for bicyclists and e-scooter riders. To protect rider safety and curb [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Congestion Pricing and Equity

2019-01-24T20:42:36-07:00January 24th, 2019|Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after introducing a motion at the LA Metro Board of Directors that would develop an equity strategy as part of the congestion pricing framework that would minimize impacts to low-income drivers: “I am deeply concerned about how congestion pricing could be implemented in Los [...]

Supervisor Solis Invests in East LA Park Improvements and Transportation Services

2018-12-18T22:37:22-07:00December 18th, 2018|Community, Parks and Open Space, Transportation|

LOS ANGELES, CA- Today, the Board of Supervisors approved two actions led by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis in direct investments in projects and services supporting the East Los Angeles community: $500,000 in repairs and enhancements to Salazar Park and $10.4 million for El Sol Shuttle Services. “As this year comes to an end, [...]

LA Supervisora Solis Invierte en Mejoras y en Servicios de Transporte Para Parques en el Este de LA

2018-12-18T22:40:57-07:00December 18th, 2018|Community, Parks and Open Space, Spanish, Transportation|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Hoy, la Mesa Directiva de los Supervisores del Condado aprobó dos acciones lideradas por la Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis en inversiones directas en proyectos y servicios que apoyan la comunidad del Este de Los Ángeles: $500,000 en reparaciones y mejoras al Salazar Park y $10.4 millones para servicio [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on reaffirming Metro’s commitment to extend the Gold Line to Claremont

2018-12-07T00:19:56-07:00December 7th, 2018|Community, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Metro Board of Directors passed her motion, co-authored by Directors Fasana, Garcetti, Najarian, and Barger, to reaffirm Metro’s commitment to complete the Foothill Gold Line Extension to Claremont and to identify possible funding sources that could be used to fill the funding [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on Metro’s feasibility study of a LA River/Rio Hondo station

2018-12-06T23:11:08-07:00December 6th, 2018|Community, LA River, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Metro Board of Directors passed her motion, co-authored by Directors Ridley-Thomas, Dupont Walker, and Butts, to launch a feasibility study of a possible station located at the Los Angeles River/Rio Hondo Confluence in the City of South Gate as part of the [...]

LA County Accepts Donation of 200 Electric Vehicle Chargers

2018-11-27T22:29:03-07:00November 27th, 2018|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, Transportation, Uncategorized|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Board of Supervisors accepted a donation of 200 electric vehicle chargers from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The donation was made through a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, who is also concluding her one-year term as an SCAQMD Board Member. “With 19,000 premature deaths in [...]

Metro adopts 28 by 2028 Initiative as official priority, will develop funding plan

2018-11-28T23:02:02-07:00October 1st, 2018|In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Almost a year ago, the Metro Board endorsed the ‘Twenty-Eight by ’28 Initiative’ to highlight projects for completion by the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles. Today, the Metro Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor and Metro Director Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored [...]

Metro Passes New Metrolink San Bernardino Line Fare Discount Program for Riders

2018-11-28T23:24:22-07:00April 26th, 2018|In the news, Transportation|

With decreasing ridership on all transit services, Metro Directors look to maximize rail services and provide fast, affordable, and reliable service. As a result, the Metro Board passed a motion authored by Director Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Directors Sheila Kuehl, Kathryn Barger, Paul Krekorian, and John Fasana to implement a 25% Fare Discount [...]