Transit Work Group

Improve community infrastructure by increasing the safety, affordability, and use of public transit.

 

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CO-CHAIRs:

Eli Lipmen | Director of Development and Programming, Move LA

Therese McMillan | Chief Planning Officer, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro)

slate-z transit work group organizer: 

Cindy Hwang | SLATE-Z AmeriCorps VISTA Partnership Coordinator


GOALS & ACTIVITIES

A. Increase access to affordable public transit for students.

B. Increase access to affordable public transit for low-income residents through bulk purchasing strategies.

C. Engage the community in improving transit & streetscape infrastructure to increase use & safety. 


accomplishments

SLATE-Z helped design and is implementing the countywide Metro Universal Pass Program, providing discounted transit passes for college students. Since its launch, over 500 LATTC students have benefited from the program.