Statements from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn

2020-03-14T21:22:31-07:00February 27th, 2020|In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Janice Hahn have released statements after the Los Angeles Metro Board voted in favor of the Gold Line Eastside Extension, which would connect East LA to Gateway Cities. Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis "Today, the Los Angeles Metro Board of Directors took a significant step [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Metro Exploring Free Transit Service for Students in LA County

2020-01-23T16:29:51-08:00January 23rd, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Metro Board of Directors approved her Board motion, co-authored by Directors Garcetti, Bonin, Dupont-Walker, Butts and Hahn, to explore the feasibility of offering all students in the County free Metro transit service when they are going to school: "As cash-strapped families struggle [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Metro Launching a Feasibility Study of LA River/Rio Hondo Station

2020-01-17T11:31:33-08:00January 17th, 2020|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Jobs, LA River, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Metro staff approved a contract to conduct a technical feasibility study of the Los Angeles River/Rio Hondo Confluence in the City of South Gate as part of Metro’s West Santa Ana Branch (WSAB) Transit Corridor project: "The cities surrounding the Confluence of the [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement after the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments approved $126 million for the Gold Line Foothill Extension

2019-08-09T12:09:11-07:00August 9th, 2019|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments last night approved a motion allocating $126 million in Measure M subregional equity program funds towards construction of the Gold Line Foothill Extension to Pomona: “I want to thank the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments [...]

Statement on LA County’s cooperative agreement with the City of Pomona on a pavement rehabilitation project

2019-07-16T15:32:06-07:00July 16th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a cooperative agreement with the City of Pomona to allow the City to lead design and construction of a pavement rehabilitation project of 0.75 miles of roadway along Towne Avenue from Foothill Blvd to Bonita Ave, with $311,480 [...]

Statement from Supervisor Solis on East LA Parking Pilot and Study

2019-04-30T09:54:12-07:00April 30th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion to study the feasibility of establishing a localized Pilot Parking Enforcement District and a Parking Benefit District in unincorporated East Los Angeles: “After four community meetings and detailed surveys to identify City Terrace residents’ priorities and [...]

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

2019-01-24T20:42:36-08:00January 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

2018-12-18T22:37:22-08:00December 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, [...]