Councilmember Krekorian believes that expanding the San Fernando Valley's public transportation system will help grow the economy, create jobs and make life (and commutes) easier for residents. As a member of the Metro and Metrolink boards, he is the Valley's primary voice for increased transit options and better connectivity between neighborhoods.
He advocates for expanding rail and bus transit in the Valley, including improving and possibly converting the Orange Line to light rail, completing the East Valley North-South Transit Corridor and Sepulveda Pass projects, linking the Red Line to the Bob Hope Airport and connecting the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys by rail. Krekorian recently inaugurated new, Valley-Westside express bus service over the Sepulveda Pass, cutting daily commutes by 40 minuets.
Krekorian has also advocated for new, less confusing parking signs throughout the city, voted to ban third-party phone apps that sell parking spaces, lifted parking restrictions near elementary schools and supported sensible parking citation reform.
Posted on Oct 25, 2017
LOS ANGELES - On Thursday, the Metro Board of Directors unanimously voted to transition the agency's system to zero-emission electric buses on all its routes by 2030, starting with the deployment of 35 electric buses to electrify the Orange Line by 2020.
Posted on Jun 05, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Councilmember Krekorian and community members activated a brand new traffic signal and crosswalk at Lankershim Boulevard and Dundas Drive. The signal and the new crosswalk are vital safety improvements for this busy corridor that will protect pedestrians.
Posted on May 26, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Metro announced plans to embark on a three-year study to reimagine and restructure the region's bus system. The study will look at the system's 170 bus lines, 2,200 buses, and 15,000 stops.
Posted on May 26, 2017
You may have heard about the Mayor's Great Streets Initiative and the options being discussed on portions of Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood. My office has held five public meetings with businesses, residents and stakeholders on the topic and we've received much valuable feedback. Because this is an important discussion for people in NoHo and the East Valley, I wanted to share with you my letter to the community with my thoughts on the current options.
Posted on May 17, 2017
LOS ANGELES - May is National Bike Month and LA has a ton of fun events to get your wheels spinning. With group rides, workshops and community-hosted events, Bike Month has something for everyone.
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