Metro contractors will excavate trenches and install new drainage pipes on the west side of the intersection of Hazeltine Avenue and Bessemer Street in the San Fernando Valley on Saturday, October 30, 2004 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. The work is part of construction of the Metro Orange Line, a 14-mile transitway that is due to begin service from Warner Center to the Metro Red Line North Hollywood Station in 2005.
Local and federal elected officials today joined Metro executives in celebrating the grand opening of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Community Relations Field Office for the light rail project now under construction.
Metro's community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their monthly public meetings in November to discuss various transit issues as they relate to their specific transit service sector.
Metro today released a Revised Final Environmental Impact Report (Revised FEIR) for the San Fernando Valley East-West Transit Corridor for a 30-day public review. The draft report includes a court-ordered study of a Rapid Bus alternative to the current 14-mile Metro Orange Line transitway project now under construction from North Hollywood to Warner Center.
Metro today released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on the proposed new West Los Angeles Transportation Center for a 45-day public comment and review period.
Low fares make it attractive for more people to utilize public transit to avoid skyrocketing gasoline prices
The Metro South Bay Service Sector will make minor route modifications to three Metro Bus Lines operating in the San Pedro area effective Sunday, October 24.
200 autobuses Metro Liner operarán en la Línea Naranja de Metro y en otros ejes viales altamente transitados
200 Metro Liners to Operate on Metro Orange Line, Other High Ridership Corridors
(Los Angeles) - Metro officials gathered in North Hollywood today to showcase the first of 200 high-capacity Metro Liner buses, which will operate on many of L.A.'s busiest bus corridors and on the Metro Orange Line when it opens in 2005. The technologically sophisticated super-sized 60-ft. Metro Liner will be the first articulated bus to operate in Los Angeles in two decades.
Yvonne Brewer-Smith, a 28-year Metro veteran, has been named the new transportation manager at the West Hollywood Metro Bus Operating Division.
(Los Angeles) - The global credit rating firm Fitch Ratings has rated the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (Metro) $180 million Proposition C Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Second Senior Bonds, Series 2004-A, "A+," and has upgraded to "A+" from "A" Metro's $1.22 billion in outstanding parity bonds.
Runners interested in participating in the 20th Annual Long Beach International City Bank Marathon Sunday, Oct. 10 can bypass traffic and get there easily and cost-effectively using Metro Rail.
(Los Angeles) – Recent surveys by Metro show the number of people with access to cars or trucks that are choosing to use Metro’s buses and trains instead of commuting by automobile is growing. In Spring 2004, 29 percent of Metro riders had a car or truck available for their commute, up from 22 percent in Fall 2002.
More than 500 Metro Operations employees were honored recently for their achievements over the past five years during a “Night of Stars” ceremony held in the City of Industry.
Metro transportation and maintenance employees who met certain criteria including receiving no disciplinary action, no lost work-time due to injuries and no more than 30 days of absences over the last five years and zero traffic accidents received a special medallion presented by Metro executive staff.
Several work activities are taking place in and around First and Bodie Streets in the Boyle Heights area this weekend as part of the construction of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension, a 6-mile light rail that will begin service between Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles and Atlantic and Pomona boulevards in East Los Angeles in late 2009.
Metro urges Los Angeles commuters to share the ride the week of Oct. 4-8 and beyond as part of the 18th annual Rideshare Week, a statewide campaign to reduce solo driving that is causing major traffic congestion on the state’s streets and freeways.
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