SFBOS City Operations & Neighborhood Services Committee Meetings

[Hearing – Short-Turning of Light Rail Vehicles]
Sponsor: Chu
Hearing on the policy of short-turning or early turn-arounds of the Municipal
Transportation Agency’s LRV’s, the reasons for and frequency of this practice, and the
communication plan to inform the affected riders.Agen

Agenda

[Hearing – Short-Turning of Light Rail Vehicles]

Sponsor: Chu

Hearing on the policy of short-turning or early turn-arounds of the Municipal Transportation Agency’s LRV’s, the reasons for and frequency of this practice, and the communication plan to inform the affected riders.

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