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Metro Speaks - Metro Speakers Bureau brochure graphic. Click here for the PDF for viewing/printing.The Metro Speakers Bureau will provide free presentations throughout Los Angeles County on a variety of transportation topics:

  • New ridesharing options such as carpools and vanpools
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  • The latest advances in transit technology
  • The changing face of Los Angeles due to new transit-oriented developments
  • Street and highway improvements
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Scheduling a Metro Speaks presentation

Simply click on the Metro Speaks Request Form link below and complete the form. A minimum of three weeks in advance of the desired speaking date is preferred. For more information contact Helen Ortiz-Gilstrap at 213.922.7575 or by e-mail at metrospeaks@metro.net

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Updates on Crenshaw/LAX Line construction work near Expo/Crenshaw and Leimert Park
Posted by Anna Chen on July 31, 2014 4:25 pm
Starting now through October, there will be intermittent street closures to Crenshaw Boulevard and Rodeo Place due to construction work related to the Crenshaw/LAX Line. The construction notice is ...
Wires up on the Expo Line Phase 2!
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 31, 2014 3:59 pm
Photo courtesy Ron Miller Nice view of the new overhead wires that will deliver power to trains along Expo Line Phase 2. The photo was taken on the stretch of track between the 10 freeway and ...
UPDATE: Blue and Expo Line resuming normal service
Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on July 31, 2014 7:21 am
7:58 a.m.: The Blue and Expo Lines are resuming normal service. The earlier signals issue has been cleared. Metro thanks you for your understanding and patience. The Blue and Expo Lines are ...
ShopWalk DTLA with Metro and save at participating businesses
Posted by Anna Chen on July 29, 2014 4:13 pm
ShopWalk DTLA, a day of sales, discounts, and in-store events at local businesses, returns to Downtown L.A.’s Historic Core on Sunday, August 3. Shop, eat, and play at some of L.A.’s best ...
Century Crunch final update: Aviation/Century intersection on track to open 2 a.m. Monday
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 27, 2014 11:03 pm
The intersection reopened at 1:30 a.m., four-and-a-half hours ahead of schedule. Work on the demolition of the old railroad bridge and the bridge abutments remains ahead of schedule. ...
Go Metro Weekends, July 25 – 27
Posted by Jon Ross Alexander on July 25, 2014 8:45 am
#TransitBros staring each other down! Jon Ross Alexander/Metro Friday The FIGat7th Concert Series rolls on with The Internet with BJ the Chicago Kid. This free concert and street festival takes place ...
Other actions taken by the Board of Directors today, including motion on Orange Line upgrades
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 3:38 pm
Other actions taken by the Metro Board at their meeting today: •The Board approved a motion by Board Members Paul Krekorian, Eric Garcetti, Michael Antonovich, Zev Yaroslavsky, John Fasana and Ara ...
Metro Board approves $1.6-billion contract to construct first phase of the Purple Line Extension subway
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 12:06 pm
View this document on Scribd After a long discussion, the Metro Board of Directors voted 9 to 3 to approve a $1.6-billion contract with Skanska, Traylor and Shea, a Joint Venture (STS), on ...
Service alert: potential delays to bus and rail riders due to President Obama’s visit
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 24, 2014 11:27 am
President Barack Obama’s visit to Los Angeles continues today. There will likely be delays for Metro bus and train riders. As per usual and due to security concerns, we can only release ...
Crenshaw Boulevard businesses are open during construction
Posted by Anna Chen on July 24, 2014 11:04 am
The corner of Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard. While the sidewalk is closed due to construction, businesses remain open – just use the rear entrance. Photo: Anna Chen/Metro Construction ...

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