Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Metro’s Release of the West Santa Ana Draft EIS/EIR and Upcoming Public Comment Period

2021-07-30T17:20:20-07:00July 30th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Metro distributed its Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor: “Community feedback is essential to ensuring projects like the West Santa Ana Brach Transit Corridor are equitable and inclusive of the needs of residents who frequently use public [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the Reported Hate Crimes on Metro

2021-04-15T09:48:10-07:00April 15th, 2021|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, Transportation|

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis and Vice Chair to the Metro board,  released the following statement after learning of two reported hate crimes committed against two individuals riding on Metro. “I am appalled by the recent attacks of a 70-year-old woman on a bus in Eagle Rock, [...]

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to Oppose Proposition 22 Through Action by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis

2020-10-13T12:39:08-07:00October 13th, 2020|In the news, Jobs, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the Board to take an official position to oppose Proposition 22 (Prop 22), which will exploit workers by creating a legal channel for app-based companies, such as Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and Postmates, to not [...]

LA County Adopts a Vision Zero Plan to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

2020-08-04T12:53:00-07:00August 4th, 2020|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Between 2013 and 2017, over 3,400 people lost their lives in traffic accidents on roads throughout Los Angeles County. Of these deaths, 383 occurred in unincorporated areas of the County. During this same time, traffic fatalities on unincorporated County roadways increased by nearly 28 percent. In an effort to enhance safety on local streets, today [...]

Metro to Support Small Business Subcontractors With Action Taken by Supervisor Solis

2020-06-26T09:39:57-07:00June 26th, 2020|In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

In a step to protect local small businesses, Los Angeles Metro adopted a measure to ensure that small business owners hired as subcontractors do not bear the brunt of voluntary consultant fee reductions after Metro’s Board of Directors yesterday approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Director James Butts, and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Metro Moving Ahead on Highest-Priority Projects Despite COVID-19 Crisis

2020-05-28T18:34:36-07:00May 28th, 2020|In the news, Jobs, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Metro Board of Directors approved a motion authored by Director Hahn, co-authored by Supervisor Solis and Directors Garcetti, Butts and Garcia, directing Metro to continue to work towards shovel-ready status on all projects consistent with the Measure M expenditure plan: “Even though [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Metro Exploring Lower Fares for Ridership

2020-05-28T18:44:27-07:00May 28th, 2020|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 friendly amendment to Director Garcetti’s motion, which instructs Metro staff to return in 30 days with recommendations on lowering fares for all Metro transit services: “Today, I made a friendly amendment to Director Garcetti’s motion to [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Metro Exploring More Transit Options for San Gabriel Valley Residents

2020-05-28T18:32:17-07:00May 28th, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Metro Board of Directors approved her motion, co-authored by Directors Fasana and Barger, to provide recommendations within 30 days to transfer funding to the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments allowing the Capital Projects and Construction Committee to lead a Transit Feasibility [...]

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 [...]

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