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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Learn about Light Rail options on the SR-710 Gap


Learn about Light Rail options on the SR-710 Gap: Wed., Sept. 25 @ 6:45 pm

The Transit Coalition

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

Event Details

This is a chance to learn about the Light Rail options along the SR-710 gap and rail on the High Desert Corridor from the expert.
Join The Transit Coalition at a unique tell all evening to learn about the future of the LA Rail Corridors and Roads. Doug Failing,  Executive Director of Metro Highway Programs will present a unique program you don't want to miss, as you will learn how local transportation rail and road projects are evolving.
If you are in the transit, engineering, architectural or construction industry, this means you NEED to attend to get inside details. If you are a transit advocate, this will give you an idea about how progress is being made to create these projects.
How will some of the Key Challenges be addressed, funded and resolved? 
What is going on with efforts to get this these improvements funded? What are the challenges and the soutions? How are things working? Sign up and enjoy this program. Our presenter Doug Failing can be considered the expert on this subject.
How can this be done? This is a unique discussion, as you will get a sense of what can be done next and how it can be accomplished.
Come to our Transit Coalition Dinner Meeting on Wednesday, September 26, 2013, featuring the Executive Director of Metro Highway Programs, Doug Failing. Our speaker may not answer every question, but you'll learn a lot about the latest developments. Find out first hand, by joining us.
Note: You must prepay for food by noon Wednesday, September 26, so the food order can be submitted.
First @ 6:55 p.m. we will have introductions and go over some of the latest transit developments.

At 7:05 p.m, we will start the program, so make a goal to be there at the start at 6:45 p.m.

Doug Failing will present and answer questions until at least 8:15 p.m. and then we will cover the business of other transit activities in Southern CA.

This is your Open Invitation from The Transit Coalition to join us for our Wednesday, September 26, 2013 meeting at Metro Gateway Headquarters, (Gateway Conference Room on the 3rd Floor) in downtown LA from 6:45 p.m. to 8:55 p.m. At this gathering, we will discuss current transportation developments and present a recap of the other transit-related projects underway throughout Southern California.
There will be other reports at the meeting such as Metro, Amtrak, Metrolink and the 30/10 -- America Fast Forward Plan, as well as a review of actions to transit and state and urban rail service. Also, we will talk about other projects such as Expo, the Westside Extension, the Downtown Regional Connector, the Wilshire Busway, the Westside / SF Valley Rail Tunnel and the Crenshaw Line.

To see our location, see this Google map. If you have trouble locating the meeting, call 818-419-1671.

If we know you are coming, we will look for you, so you don't stay lost from us. Note: If you want to get the an e-mail meeting reminder directly, write and you can get on the list for future events.

Pass the word. If you or anyone is interested, get them there Wednesday, September 26Please pass this invitation along to anyone who might be interested in joining us. Call if you have any questions. Thanks, Bart Reed
Note: If you need a scholarship to attend, please write: bart.reed@thetransitcoalition.us. You must register to attend and no one registered will be turned away. However, if you don't register and show up, please pay $25 cash at the door.
About The Transit Coalition: The Transit Coalition is a non-profit association whose goal is to increase Transit Options and Mobility in Southern California by mobilizing citizens to press for sensible public policy to grow our bus and rail network. Þ--Þ--Þ
Have questions about Learn about Light Rail options on the SR-710 Gap: Wed., Sept. 25 @ 6:45 pm? Contact The Transit Coalition 

When & Where

Metro Gateway Headquarters, Gateway Conference Room
1 Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)