After Decades of Taxes Is the Valley Finally Getting Real Mass Transit?
Please join us at 6:30 pm on Monday January 21 for a fact-filled discussion on Valley Transportation held in the 2nd floor conference room of Galpin Ford at 15555 Roscoe Blvd. Our guests for the evening will be Bart Reed, executive director of The Transit Coalition, Jason Ackerman, a Van Nuys Neighborhood Council’s transportation tzar and Tony Wilkinson, president of the North Hills East Neighborhood Council.
Please come and prepare to take notes since they will discuss:
- East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor Project (A light rail line running down the middle of Van Nuys Blvd.)
- Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project (A subway from Van Nuys under the Santa Monica Mountains to Westwood)
- North San Fernando Valley Bus Rapid Transit Project (Dedicated bus lane running along Nordhoff to CSUN)
- NoHo to Pasadena Transit Corridor
- Metro Orange Line Improvements Project (Still a bus, but a bit faster)
There also will be a brief update on several Metrolink projects and some tips on how to master the occasionally bewildering network of bus routes
If you’re well rested from the holidays why not get into the spirit of the evening and take a bus to the meeting. Jason Ackerman has some suggestions.
Galpin Ford is accessible via:
Metro 152 along Roscoe Blvd; exit Roscoe/Orion for a 0.1-mile/3-minute walk
Metro 234 / 734 along Sepulveda Blvd (734 is a Rapid bus, meaning it has fewer stops); Exit Sepulveda/ Roscoe for a 0.2-mile
or the LADOT Van Nuys/ Panorama City DASH; Exit Sepulveda/ Roscoe for a 0.2-mile
If you’re not sure where to board or connect to these buses Google Maps has a transit trip planning feature. Click Here or copy and paste the link below and enter your starting point!
Valley VOTE meets the third Monday of every month at 6:30 pm in the 2nd Fl. Meeting room of Galpin Ford at 15555 Roscoe Blvd. at Orion Blvd. Parking is free in the lots on the West side of Orion. Valley VOTE Inc. is a bipartisan, non-profit entity that is organized and operated exclusively for social welfare purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Join us at the Valley VOTE meeting Monday night, where we’ll be talking about mega-developments planned for Warner Center, the traffic impact, and a proposed state law that could make it even worse. Special guest Maria Kalban will share with us what the Sherman Oaks Homeowners Association found out.
Here’s my recent column about these issues: https://www.dailynews.com/2018/04/10/time-for-a-new-warner-center-plan/
Hope to see you at Valley VOTE on Monday!