Univision honors Metro’s Penny Lara during Latinx Heritage Month
The people of King County are fortunate to have Penny Lara. A longtime advocate for equity, Lara is a transportation planner at King County Metro focused on improving access to transportation for communities with special needs.
Lara came from the Department of Public Health, Seattle-King County, where she played a key role in implementing ORCA LIFT –the reduced fare card for low-income riders — and building upon her experience leading efforts to enroll King County’s Latinx community in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
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