The Federal Transit Agency (FTA) and Metro have prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (Final EIS/EIR) for the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project. The 30-day review period began Friday, January 20, 2012 and will end on Tuesday, February 21, 2012.The document is available for viewing and can be downloaded online at http://www.metro.net/projects/connector/connector-final-eiseir/.
You are invited to attend one of two community Open House meetings for the project scheduled for early February; content at both meetings will be identical. The purpose of these Open Houses is to make staff available to answer questions about the Final EIS/EIR document.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Colburn School of Music
200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90012
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Japanese American National Museum
369 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
How Can You Participate Further?
The Metro Board of Directors will meet twice to discuss this document. You are invited to attend and to consider speaking on the topic at either or both meetings. Due to time constraints, you are encouraged to bring a written statement that you can read from and then hand deliver to the Board should you run out of time.
February 15, 2012
Planning and Programming Committee
Staff will present the findings of the Final EIS/EIR, and the Committee will make a recommendation to the Metro Board of Directors.
February 23, 2012
Metro Board of Directors
Staff will again present the findings of the Final EIS/EIR, and the Metro Board of Directors will make the final recommendation regarding the project’s next steps.
If you are unable to attend the meeting, but would like to express your opinions to the Board, you can submit comments to the Metro Board Secretary, Michelle Jackson.
For additional information about the document, please refer to following text. However, do not hesitate to contact us should you have any additional questions.
Most importantly, we would like to thank all of our Regional Connector stakeholders for your contributions, time and efforts during this over three-year process. Your input has been instrumental in the Final EIS/EIR document that will be presented to the Metro Board next month.
We hope to see you at the upcoming open houses or Metro Board meetings.
The Regional Connector Project Team
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
1 Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012