JOIN US NEXT WEEK FOR A TOWN HALL ON HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION.

The LA region is currently investing $160 billion into a massive expansion of its transit system, making it the nation’s largest investment in public transit infrastructure. ACT-LA’s event, Equity in Motion: Town Hall on Housing and Transportation, will bring together transit riders, residents, advocates, elected officials, and Metro’s CEO, for a discussion on how regional investments in public transit can be made equitably. Done right, new mobility options will connect our region and create opportunities for equitable development in transit oriented communities. Or done wrong, they will worsen traffic congestion and exacerbate what is already the  worst homelessness and housing affordability crisis in the nation.
 
The evening’s conversation will lift up solutions to Los Angeles’s housing  affordability and jobs challenges, and explore making public transit free. Join us for a genuine community discussion around the problems of displacement and traffic congestion, and how can all lead together across jurisdictions to advance solutions.
 
The town hall speakers include Phil Washington, CEO of Metro; Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Metro Board of Directors member; Meghan Sahli-Wells, Mayor of Culver City; Richard Rojas, City of Compton’s Director of Community Development and Michael Flad, City Manager of the City of South Gate. The conversation will be moderated by Anisha Hingorani, Senior Policy Analyst with Advancement Project CA.
 
The event will be held at Watts Labor Community Action Committee, Phoenix Hall. If you would like to attend please RSVP at bit.ly/2Kanh0Y or email asankara@allianceforcommunitytransit.org by June 10. Light refreshments will be provided.

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