The following SO.CA.TA Board members were elected at our December 7th meeting:
- President- Mark Strickert
- Vice President- Perias Pillay
- Treasurer- Dana Gabbard
- Secretary- HughJohn Malanaphy
Charles Hobbs continues as Newsletter Editor and Andy Novak as Archivist.
The NextGen Work Group is meeting 5 p.m. on Sunday January 26th at the food court of the Fig & 7 mall (735 S. Figueroa St.) in downtown Los Angeles.
Our booth at the 80th anniversary celebration of Los Angeles Union Station on Saturday May 4, 2019 was a great success. We were mentioned in advance coverage of the event by the Los Angeles Downtown News. Richard Morallo of Metro posted a video on YouTube of the event that shows our booth at 1:37.
SB-742 regarding Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach services which we supported was signed by Governor Newsom Oct. 8, 2019.
The Los Angeles Downtown News quoted Treasurer Dana Gabbard regarding proposed rail service reductions by LA Metro