WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood is informing residents that Metro is holding 10 public workshops throughout Los Angeles County starting Tuesday, January 8, through Wednesday, February 6, to obtain public feedback as part of its NextGen Bus Study. The study includes community feedback and is focused on improving the bus system across the region.

According to a press release from the city of West Hollywood, a public workshop in West Hollywood on will take place on Wednesday, January 9, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Plummer Park. Community members can share thoughts on how Metro can improve the bus system, including bus routes, frequencies, and days and times of operation. Participants will receive a free TAP card, while supplies last, and can enter a raffle to win multiple prizes including one-day, seven-day, and 30-day Metro passes. The workshop is free and open to the public.

Plummer Park is accessible via Metro bus lines 4 and 704 as well as the City of West Hollywood’s Cityline Local and Cityline Commuter services. For transit route-planning information visit www.metro.net  or www.weho.org/cityline.

For additional details about the Metro NextGen Bus Study, visit www.metro.net/nextgen or contact nextgen@metro.net.  For additional information about other meetings located throughout Los Angeles County, visit www.metro.net/projects/nextgen/upcoming-meetings.

Representatives from West Hollywood Advocates for Metro Rail (WHAM) and the All on Board Coalition will be at the workshop with information about the proposed Northern Extension of Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Line. The City has been working to bring rail transit to West Hollywood, which would provide north-south connections and increase the existing Metro regional rail network. For more details on the City’s rail advocacy endeavors visit www.weho.org/rail.

West Hollywood provides a range of free transit options for community members and visitors including Cityline Local to get around town, Cityline Commuter to connect to Hollywood and Highland, and weekend options including Cityline Shortline, The PickUp, and the Sunset Trip. The city provides Dial-A-Ride service and an On-Call Transportation Program for seniors and people with disabilities. For more details about transit programs in West Hollywood visit www.weho.org/transit.

For more information, contact Perri Sloane Goodman, Transportation Program Administrator at the city of West Hollywood at (323) 848-6370 or at pgoodman@weho.org. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, call TTY (323) 848-6496.