Metrolink News

Tuesday June 20, 2017

Hearing is scheduled for June 23

LOS ANGELES –  Metrolink invites members of the public to a hearing on June 23, where they can receive information and provide feedback on the proposed Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18.

Community members wishing to get additional details or provide their input can attend the public hearing at 10 a.m. on June 23 at the Metro building, located at One Gateway Plaza in Los Angeles. Interested persons are encouraged to attend to ask questions.

To submit comments in advance and view the budget online, please click here.

The budget contains a financial plan of goals and objectives for the new fiscal year. Proposals include investments in safety through Positive Train Control and a comprehensive State of Good Repair Maintenance Program.

As part of Metrolink’s commitment to safety and its passengers, the proposed budget does not rely on fare increases. Instead, Metrolink provides more service on holidays and focuses on maintenance and rehabilitation projects.

The Metrolink Board of Directors must adopt a final budget no later than June 30 of each year.

For additional details on Metrolink, please visit www.metrolinktrains.com.

ABOUT METROLINK (www.metrolinktrains.com)

Metrolink is Southern California's regional commuter rail service in its 24th year of operation. Metrolink is governed by The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), a joint powers authority made up of an 11-member board representing the transportation commissions of Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Metrolink operates seven routes through a six-county, 538 route-mile network. Metrolink’s passengers travel approximately 441 million miles each year, making Metrolink the second busiest public transportation provider in Southern California. Metrolink is the third largest commuter rail agency in the United States based on directional route miles and the eighth largest based on annual ridership.

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