Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Meeting tonight in Compton on potential improvements to MTA station





October 13, 2009                                          Contact:  Aurelio Rojas  213-280-6579

                                                                                                                                                                                       James Bolden 213-200-5314


Supervisor Ridley-Thomas to Join MTA at Community Meeting to Discuss Potential Improvements to Wilmington/Imperial/Rosa Parks Station Area



LOS ANGELES -- Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will join representatives of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) representatives at a community meeting to discuss potential improvements surrounding the Wilmington/Imperial/Rosa Parks Station in Compton.


WHEN:                      Wednesday, October 14, 2009 from 6 PM to 8 PM


LOCATION:              Ronald McNair Elementary School (Cafeteria), 1450 West El Segundo Blvd. in Compton


The purpose of the meeting is to update the public on the Transit Oriented District Plan and provide a project overview, as well as a breakout session to discuss potential area improvements, including lighting and access to the station and the surrounding neighborhood.


This project improvement represents one of 15 active projects that Supervisor Ridley-Thomas is spearheading to revive the area surrounding the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital.


Parking is available in the school’s parking lot located off of El Segundo Blvd.  For additional information on the community meeting, contact Ginny Brideau at (323) 669-7654 or e-mail


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