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LA MTA appoints Lancaster Mayor Roberts chairman


Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA MTA) recently named Lancaster Mayor Frank Roberts to a one-year term as chairman. He has served as first vice chair since July 2003.

Serving as mayor since 1996, Roberts represents LA MTA’s North County area. He also serves on the boards of the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District and Antelope Valley Transit, and is director of the Los Angeles County Private Industry Council.

"This upcoming year will for Metro will be a positive one as we refocus our efforts in providing quality service to our customers," said Roberts in a prepared statement. "The agency must and will over the next year begin to address customer complaints, get focused on serving the public, ensure that the region gets its fair share of important federal transportation dollars and work closely with all Metro customers."

LA MTA also named L.A. Mayor James Hahn first vice chair and county supervisor Gloria Molina, second vice chair.

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