February 10, 2010
Dave Sotero/Marc Littman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
METRO TO HOST BICYCLE ROUNDTABLE FEB. 19
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be hosting the first Bicycle Roundtable on Feb. 19 to discuss Los Angeles County bicycle issues, and invites cycling community participation.
The meeting is intended to initiate a dialogue and identify issues of importance to cyclists in Los Angeles County that will help create a vision for enhancing Metro’s current bicycle program. Meeting details are as follows:
Friday, February 19, 2010
Windsor Conference Room, 15th Floor
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Doug Failing, Metro’s new Executive Director of Highway Programs and Interim Chief Planning Officer, will kick-off the meeting. Mr. Failing previously chaired the Caltrans Bicycle Advisory Committee before joining Metro. A presentation on Metro’s bicycle planning efforts is also planned. The outcome of the first meeting will determine the frequency, next steps, and agendas of future meetings.
Bicycle parking is located in Metro’s parking garage located at One Gateway Plaza on the P1 level between the fish tank/customer service center and Metro elevators.
To RSVP for this meeting, please call 213-922-4224 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Available public transportation to Metro includes: Metro Bus Lines 40, 42, 68, 70, 71, 78, 79, 333, 439, 445, 704, 728, 740, 745, 770, Metro Red, Purple and Gold Lines, Santa Monica Transit 10, Metrolink, and Amtrak.
For additional information about the Metro Bicycle Program, visit www.metro.net.
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