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MOVING FORWARD... TOGETHER

THANK YOU

LADOT Transit would like to thank all who have called, emailed or otherwise participated in the Phase I Moving Forward...Together project. Over the past several months the Study Team has considered all your comments as part of the Analysis Phase.

LADOT TRANSIT STILL WANTS YOUR PARTICIPATION

LADOT Transit will be conducting public hearings to discuss the initial recommendations from the Study Team. See the Public Meeting Dates & Locations section below.

FACT SHEET

WHAT IS THE LADOT TRANSIT SERVICE ANALYSIS?

  • The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT)’s Transit Service Analysis is a thorough line by line analysis designed to shape the future of Commuter Express, DASH and Cityride Services.
  • Analyze current transit services
  • Determine whether the existing services are meeting expectations
  • Identify service expansion opportunities
  • Identify new transit routes
  • Evaluate Commuter Express and DASH to improve their efficiency and cost - effectiveness, increase ridership and revenue
  • Review LADOT’s Cityride Program to examine service options, methods to make the van and taxi services more productive, and identify new approaches to delivering these services.

WHY IS THE LADOT TRANSIT SERVICE ANALYSIS NEEDED?

Los Angeles is an ever-changing city. Its population is one of the most diverse of any city in the US and the transportation needs of its residents are just as diverse. The LADOT Transit Services Analysis took into consideration changes around Los Angeles such as new residential pockets and new employment growth in opportunity areas as well as the public input received to date.

The goals for the study are consistent with the 2014 LADOT Strategic Plan entitled “Great Streets for Los Angeles.” Related goals include:

Meet Growing Demands: The growing regional rail network and expanding bus rapid transit networks will also increase the demand for transit connectivity within LADOT Transit services. LADOT intends to improve regional connectivity and
expand the network of bus services.

Optimize Resources: Insure that LADOT Transit is providing the right types and levels of service and at the most reasonable prices for riders and taxpayers.

Complement Other Transportation Initiatives: LADOT Transit’s future plans are tied to the expansive commitments made by the City of Los Angeles to projects like bicycle lanes, the Great Streets Program to support neighborhood growth and the Mayor’s Initiative to use data to improve all city services.

HELP US MAKE YOUR TRANSIT SERVICE BETTER

LADOT Transit still wants your participation!

  • Participate in the Public Hearings: Public hearings will be held throughout the CIty in the latter part of August. Dates, times and locations are detailed below as well as in the media and on the bus.
  • Other Opportunities: Provide us with feedback through September 30, 2016 by going to ladottransit.com/movingforwardtogether and providing us with your comments. Use the dedicated telephone line at 213-995-4545 to leave us your comments. Use social media to contact us anytime – we’re on Twitter @ladottransit or facebook.com/ladottransit. You may also email us your ideas at ideas@ladottransit.com.
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PUBLIC HEARING DATES & LOCATIONS

The Study Team has completed the analysis and submitted its initial recommendations. These recommendations will be presented to the public in a series of eight public hearings. For details of upcoming public meetings, watch this website.

PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE

Location

Address

Date & Time

Robert M. Wilkinson Multi-Purpose Center

8956 Vanalden Ave., Northridge, 91324

Saturday, August 20, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Caltrans Bldg., Conference Rm. 01.037

100 South Main St., Los Angeles, 90012

Monday, August 22, 2016 Noon – 1:00 PM

Constituent Service Center

8475 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, 91324

Monday, August 22, 2016 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Glassell Park Senior Center

3750 Verdugo Road, Los Angeles, 90064

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Felicia Mahood Multipurpose Center

11338 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90025

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

San Pedro Library, Community Room

931 South Gaffey St., San Pedro, 90731

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Hollywood Recreation Center

1122 Cole Avenue Los Angeles, 90038

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Marvin Braude Constituent Service Center, Rm. 1A 6262 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, 91401 Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is LADOT Transit’s Moving Forward…Together project?

  • A thorough transit service analysis designed to shape the future of LADOT Transit’s Commuter Express, DASH, and Cityride services.
  • The study that will provide recommendations that improve existing LADOT transit services and also address unmet transit needs.

What are the goals of the study?

  • To meet the growing demand for transit by optimizing resources, and collaborating with other transportation initiatives.
  • To recommend improvements to existing LADOT Transit services. and identify new service opportunities

What is the project timeframe?

  • The Transit Service Analysis is a oneyear study with a target completion date of December 2016. The project is broken down into three phases:
    • Phase I: Assess existing conditions and develop key findings
    • Phase II: Develop draft recommendations
    • Phase III: Develop final recommendations

How can I get more information about the study? How can I participate in the study and provide recommendations for new and existing services?

  • Public hearings: Attend public hearings to hear the Study Team's initial recommendations, ask questions, and provide comment or input.
  • Website: Project updates, reports, and opportunities for feedback can be found at this website. Translation is available via Google Translate.
  • Email: You can also email us at ideas@ladottransit.com
  • Mail: 201 N. Los Angeles St., Space 16, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
  • Social media: Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube posts will provide notice of upcoming events and the availability of new information. Follow us at: @ladottransit
  • Email blasts: You can sign-up to receive updates via e-mail at our email signup page.
  • Call-in portal: You can also submit opinions, comments, and suggestions to the LADOT Transit call-in portal: 213-995-4545. Callers can leave their feedback about the initial recommendations using one of 11 languages.

Why is it important to participate in this study?

  • Receiving input from the public is crucial to improving transit service in the City of Los Angeles. LADOT wants to hear from its riders and members of the community to better understand their mobility needs. Public input will help shape the changes recommended in the Transit Service Analysis. Participating will also help you stay current on key project updates and recommendations.

Will every area in the City have DASH service?

  • LADOT uses its resources to meet the mobility needs of those who live, work and visit the city. Those services are regularly evaluated using City standards for performance. Over the past 20 years, LADOT has introduced a number of new services and is recommending new routes as part of this analysis.

What are key upcoming dates and locations for public outreach?

  • Six Public Hearings will occur during Phase II:
    • Saturday, August 20, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
      Robert M. Wilkinson Multi-Purpose Center
      8956 Vanalden Ave., Northridge, 91324
    • Monday, August 22, 2016 Noon – 1:00 PM
      Caltrans Bldg., Conference Rm. 01.037
      100 South Main St., Los Angeles, 90012
    • Monday, August 22, 2016 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
      Constituent Service Center
      8475 South Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, 91324
    • Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
      Glassell Park Senior Center
      3750 Verdugo Road, Los Angeles, 90064
    • Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
      Felicia Mahood Multipurpose Center
      11338 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 90025
    • Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
      San Pedro Library, Community Room
      931 South Gaffey St., San Pedro, 90731
    • Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
      Hollywood Recreation Center
      1122 Cole Avenue Los Angeles, 90038
    • Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
      Marvin Braude Constituent Service Center, Rm. 1A
      6262 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, 91401

Who can I contact for more information?

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