Keep the ho-ho-ho in Holiday shopping. Let Metro's fleet of 2,400 buses and 73 miles of rail make life easier for you as you cruise to L.A.'s famous malls, in search of the perfect gift.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today celebrated a major achievement in sustainable development with the unveiling of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)certified plaque at its “green” building adjacent to the El Monte Transit Center.
Metro’s community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their monthly public meetings in December to discuss various transportation issues in their service sectors.
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) contractor will be repaving a portion of the Metro Orange Line transitway between Hazeltine Avenue and Burbank Boulevard for approximately two to three weeks starting Monday, Nov. 17. Metro Orange Line buses will be detoured off the transitway and stops may be temporarily re-located during this time.
Due to a planned Proposition 8 protest/rally set for Saturday, Nov. 15 around City Hall in downtown Los Angeles, Metro bus service will be detoured off of Main and Spring Streets from approximately 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Metro CEO Roger Snoble accepted the Progress Award in recognition of the contribution made by the construction of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension to the progress of the community of East Los Angeles.
Metro CEO Roger Snoble accepted the Progress Award in recognition of the contribution made by the construction of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension to the progress of the community of East Los Angeles
Construction of the Metro Gold Line extension to East Los Angeles that began in July 2004 is 90 percent complete and still within budget and on schedule for the grand opening in the summer of 2009.
On Thursday November 13, Metro Rail will be participating in "The Great Southern California ShakeOut." This is a region-wide multi-agency exercise simulating a magnitude 7.8 earthquake on the San Andreas Fault. At approximately 10:00 a.m., Metro Rail trains will reduce speeds on all Metro Rail lines (Metro Red/Purple, Gold, Green and Blue lines) throughout the system so maintenance personnel can simulate inspections on track and other rail infrastructure.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will conduct two final community meetings on the Metro Orange Line Canoga Transportation Corridor Project Nov. 17 and 18 and invites public participation.
Looking for ways to save money this holiday season? Go Metro and give the gift of entertainment with tickets to Clippers and Kings games at STAPLES Center. Or enjoy those tickets yourself. At the same time, you'll be saving on parking and gas.
Metro has launched a marketing campaign, The College Route, to promote existing bus and rail service to colleges and universities in Los Angeles County. The focus is on informing students of the economical, convenience and environmental benefits of using Metro.
Four community meetings will be held between Nov. 12 and 19 along the Wilshire Corridor of Los Angeles to discuss the feasibility of a proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project on Wilshire Boulevard and solicit public comment.
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