first_img Make a comment Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Photo courtesy Metro.netThe Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will host a live interactive telephone town hall meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, to discuss the agency’s Fareless System Initiative.Metro is considering eliminating fares on its buses and trains under a pilot program that would provide free rides for low-income riders starting in January and for K-12 students beginning in August 2022.The pilot program would conclude in June 2023.For the meeting, 100,000 residents across LA County will be randomly contacted and invited to participate in the public forum.In addition to English and Spanish, Metro will be offering live translation in six other languages for those who sign up in advance. Anyone who wants to participate in Armenian, Chinese Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Vietnamese can register to receive a call in their selected language when the event begins. When they answer their phones, they will be connected to the meeting automatically in the language they signed up for.The Telephone Town Hall will also include an option for participants to provide input through real-time polls in their designated language.Participation and sign-up details are as follows:There are several other ways to participate in the interactive town hall:• Participants can also sign up for the meeting in advance and receive an email reminder by visiting http://tthm.wufoo.com/forms/metro-telephone-town-hall-signup/• Those who want to participate through their computers can do so through https://janus.teletownhall.us/?id=Metro&eid=72164For more information about the Fareless System Initiative, visit https://www.metro.net/projects/main_page/fareless-system-initiative/. STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Business News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Herbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNerdy Movie Kids Who Look Unrecognizable TodayHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNow She’s 19 – Look At Her Transformation! Incredible!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *center_img Subscribe CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Community News Metro to Discuss Fareless System in Telephonic Town Hall Buses and trains could be free starting in January as part of a pilot program STAFF REPORT Published on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 | 2:14 pm 10 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDSlast_img