Interested in learning more about what’s going on to support bus only lanes in Los Angeles? Join our Better Buses for LA workgroup meeting on Tuesday November 19th from 3:30pm – 5pm on the 2nd floor at Cross Campus (800 Wilshire Blvd in downtown Los Angeles). The work group meetings are open and at no cost to attend, but registration is required. RSVP here.
Better Buses for LA, is a campaign centered around collaborating with community base building organizations + policy, research, and legislative advocacy to build power for implementation bus only lanes, better bus stops, que jumpers, signal priority, or boarding islands, all door boarding. It is estimated that these types of infrastructure improvements can cut stop times and improve bus speeds by 20% or more.
The focus of the November work group meeting will be:
- Metro NextGen: Updates/feedback from those who attended Metro’s NextGen Working group meeting that is being held on Monday 11/18 from 8:30/9am to Noon at Metro’s Headquarters in Union Station – 15th floor.
- Downtown LA: The majority of the focus of our workgroup meeting will be continued conversations about potential bus only lanes on 5th, 6th, 7th and Grand and Olive in downtown Los Angeles and other ideas transit, bike lanes and bus stop improvements.
- Other reports/updates/ideas from partners.
For more background, please see our meeting notes and materials from our:
We also encourage partners and allies to attend the Community workshops being held for the North Hollywood to Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit that start tonight in Pasadena, and then more workshops through November 16th being held in Glendale, Burbank, Eagle Rock, and North Hollywood.
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