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New station canopy being built at Wilshire/Western Purple Line Station

Posted by Dave Sotero on September 16, 2014 3:47 pm
Subway riders will no doubt notice a brand new subway portal canopy now being built over the Purple Line’s Wilshire/Western Station. The new canopy will feature new components from ...

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, Sept. 16

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 16, 2014 10:40 am
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...

Help Metro decide on official station names for Crenshaw/LAX Line

Posted by Anna Chen on September 15, 2014 2:05 pm
Learn the station names that are being considered for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project and provide feedback at upcoming community meetings taking place September 16, 24 and October 9.

Transportation headlines, Monday, September 15

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 15, 2014 12:34 pm
Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media ...

Tour Metro electric bus at AltCar Expo, September 19-20

Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on September 15, 2014 12:14 pm
One of the five new electric buses ordered by Metro and manufactured by BYD will be on display at the AltCar Expo. Photo Credit: BYD The 9th Annual AltCar Expo will be taking place Friday and ...

Gastropub proposed for Fred Harvey Room at Los Angeles Union Station!

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 15, 2014 9:18 am
Some exciting news to pass along this morning: The Metro Board of Directors this month will be considering a lease for a new gastropub to be located in the Fred Harvey Room at Los Angeles ...

Your Friday send-off: John Butler Trio – Flesh & Blood

Posted by Anna Chen on September 12, 2014 4:37 pm
Photo by Steve Hymon/Metro. Don’t be deterred by the somewhat creepy sounding album title, Aussie band John Butler Trio‘s music is really quite soothing. I discovered the group through ...

Two full street closures this weekend on Crenshaw Boulevard for construction of Crenshaw/LAX Line

Posted by Steve Hymon on September 12, 2014 2:55 pm
Here’s the news release from Metro: Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors (WSCC) today postponed one of three street closures scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 12-13 on Crenshaw Boulevard for ...

Metro roving sales unit will bring TAP cards to you

Posted by Anna Chen on September 12, 2014 2:50 pm
In case you haven’t already heard the news, Metro fares are changing starting September 15. The new fares include a free 2-hour transfer to other Metro lines, but you’ll need a TAP card ...

Upcoming construction closure: 26th Street south of Olympic Boulevard in Santa Monica

Posted by Anna Chen on September 12, 2014 2:30 pm
Above is the good word from the Expo Line Construction Authority, the agency building the six-mile project that will extend tracks from Culver City to downtown Santa Monica with seven new ...
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Construyen un pabellón para la estación Wilshire/Western

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 16, 2014 5:02 pm
Los pasajeros del tren subterráneo no pasarán de largo sin notar que en la estación Wilshire/Western de la Línea Púrpura se construye un pabellón. El nuevo pabellón es parte del diseño ...

Anuncian que la Línea 12 del Metro de la Ciudad de México podría reabrirse en febrero de 2015

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 16, 2014 2:16 pm
La Línea 12 del Metro de la Ciudad de México podría ser reabierta totalmente para febrero del año próximo, según el presidente de la Comisión Investigadora de la Asamblea Legislativa del ...

La mayoría de los pasajeros de Metro acepta con calma las nuevas tarifas

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 16, 2014 1:11 pm
La buena noticia, de acuerdo con una nota publicada hoy en el LA Times: La mayoría de los pasajeros de Metro sabían que el aumento de tarifas iba a entrar en vigor el 15 de septiembre. El lado ...

Oportunidades para dueños de pequeños negocios en Metro

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 16, 2014 12:05 pm
A los dueños de pequeños negocios Metro les informa que actualmente tiene varias oportunidades para contratistas. Los enlaces de abajo ofrecen una guía para solicitarlas e información sobre los ...

Conozca el nuevo autobús eléctrico de Metro en la muestra AltCar Expo el 19 y 20 de septiembre

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 15, 2014 12:49 pm
Este es el nuevo modelo de autobús eléctrico de Metro. Foto: BYD. La novena edición anual de la muestra AltCar Expo tendrá lugar el 19 y 20 de septiembre en el Auditorio Cívico de Santa Mónica ...

Proponen un restaurante-bar para ocupar el Salón Fred Harvey de Union Station

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 15, 2014 10:55 am
Buenas noticias esta mañana: la Junta Directiva de Metro considerará este mes la posibilidad de rentar el salón Fred Harvey de Union Station para un nuevo restaurante bar. Este es el ...

Ayuden a Metro a decidir posibles nombres para las estaciones de la Línea Crenshaw/LAX

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 15, 2014 2:20 am
Metro le invita a participar en las reuniones comunitarias sobre la Política de Nombramiento para Estaciones de trenes de Metro y a ofrecer comentarios sobre los posibles nombres que están bajo ...

Cierres este fin de semana en Crenshaw Boulevard; posponen uno de ellos

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 12, 2014 4:22 pm
Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors (WSCC) pospuso hoy uno de tres cierres programados para el fin de semana del 12 al13 de septiembre en Crenshaw Boulevard para la construcción de la Línea ...

Una camioneta de Metro venderá tarjetas TAP en vecindarios de LA

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 12, 2014 3:27 pm
En caso que no hayan escuchado las noticias, las tarifas de Metro cambiarán a partir del 15 de septiembre. Incluirán una transferencia gratuita a otras líneas de Metro dentro de un lapso de dos ...

Carta del director general ejecutivo de Metro, Art Leahy, sobre el estudio de la SR-710 Norte

Posted by Maria Luisa Arredondo on September 12, 2014 2:57 pm
Carta de Art Leahy, enviada a las partes interesadas esta mañana: A las personas interesadas: Conforme nos acercamos al otoño, quiero ofrecerles una actualización sobre el borrador del impacto ...
September 12, 2014
Crenshaw Boulevard to Have Two Full Street Closures this Weekend due to Construction of Crenshaw/LAX Light Rail Line

September 11, 2014
Metro Presents: Enjoy PARK(ing) Day at Union Station with Special Artist-Designed Lotería Game

September 09, 2014
Metro Fare Changes Offering Free 2-Hour Transfers Starts September 15; No Change in Student K-12 Fares; Reduced Fare Programs Offered

September 04, 2014
Crenshaw Boulevard to Close Three Weekends to Complete Walls for Underground Crenshaw/Expo Station

September 04, 2014
Construction of Underground Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Station Moves from east to west side of Crenshaw Boulevard

September 03, 2014
Construction Activities to Begin for Leimert Park Underground Light Rail Station

September 03, 2014
Metro Presents: Ethio-Jazz Band Ethio Cali to Perform at Union Station Sept. 12

September 03, 2014
Metro Gold Line Speeds UCLA Fans to Rose Bowl

September 03, 2014
Construction Activities to Begin for Leimert Park Underground Light Rail Station

August 27, 2014
Go Metro for Discounts During Latino Heritage Month Festivities

August 26, 2014
Metro Expo Line the Best Ticket for USC Gridiron Action

August 22, 2014
Metro Releases Draft Environmental Document on Proposed Eastside Rail Extension

August 21, 2014
Join Metro This Fall for Free Art Tours and Receive a Discount on Dinner

August 20, 2014
A Better Blue Line: 30-Day Closure of Four Metro Blue Line Stations in Downtown Long Beach to Start Sept. 20

August 18, 2014
Four Week Full Street Closure Planned in Downtown Los Angeles along 2nd Street between Spring Street and Broadway for Regional Connector Utility Relocation Work beginning August 23

August 18, 2014
L.A. Metro Asks for Public's Help in Recommending Potential Locations for New Bike Sharing Pilot Program


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