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The role of rapid transit in Los Angeles County is ever-expanding and Metro is spearheading the regional effort to plan, design, improve and maintain the most modern and cost-efficient rapid transit system in the country.

Click on the appropriate icon to get information on the state, interstate or facilities projects Metro is involved in that will significantly improve the transportation options available to Los Angeles County residents over the next three decades.

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Stay up-to-date on the status of Metro Rail and Rapid Transit Expansion projects and Highway Improvement projects.
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Highway Program
The Metro Highway Program encompasses a wide range of High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes, interchange reconstruction, and capacity enhancement projects throughout Los Angeles County.
Glossary of Terms
Useful definitions for terms & acronyms relating to transit, construction, and government.

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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 ...
Transit agency funding threatened as Congress continues to bicker over Highway Trust Fund
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 31, 2014 1:23 pm
Below is the latest from Metro’s government relations staff on the ongoing tussle between the House of Representatives and the Senate on keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund funded for the ...
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. ...
Century Crunch, update #6: new photos of bridge demolition work
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 27, 2014 5:53 pm
Over 111,000 passengers expected to arrive/depart from LAX tonight, please continue to use the detours and plan ahead http://t.co/CT9YxslKaQ— Crenshaw/LAX Rail (@crenshawrail) July 27, ...
Century Crunch, update #5
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 27, 2014 9:25 am
The CenturyCrush is proceeding nicely. Most of the mid span has been taken down. Hopefully they're ahead of schedule http://t.co/zRFQw9474t— Kevin Takumi (@KevinTakumi) July 26, 2014 Good ...
Century Crunch, update #4
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 26, 2014 6:50 pm
Traffic in/around LAX running smoothly. Big thnx to people using public transit. Pls keep it up! #CenturyCrunch— LAX Airport (@flyLAXairport) July 26, 2014 Report from LAX and #CenturyCrunch: ...
Century Crunch, update #3; bridge has safely been knocked down
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 26, 2014 9:23 am
Milestone in Century Bridge demo reached as bridge safely collapses. Work continues. Plan for traffic. #CenturyCrunch http://t.co/I6SaP1RNGP— LAX Airport (@flyLAXairport) July 26, 2014 All is ...
Century Crunch, Update #2
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 26, 2014 12:26 am
Looking east on Century Boulevard. Photo by Jose Ubaldo/Metro. Road closures were staggered throughout the evening and the intersection of Aviation and Century is now closed. The video below shows ...
It’s (Century) crunch time! Update #1
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 25, 2014 9:48 pm
Looking south earlier Friday evening toward the bridge over Century Boulevard. Some demolition work has already been done. Photos by Steve Hymon/Metro. It was pretty quiet near the intersection of ...
Officials discuss motion seeking to improve Orange Line at media event in NoHo
Posted by Steve Hymon on July 25, 2014 1:49 pm
Three Metro Board Members and other elected officials, activists and business leaders held a media event on Friday morning at the NoHo Orange Line station to discuss the Board’s passage ...
Metro Highway Projects
Included in the Measure R funding for transportation improvements planned during the next 30 years are an ambitious series of highway projects totaling an investment of more than $7.8 billion. An Overview of Measure R Projects (Click on image for a larger and printable version)
Measure R - In the Works
Measure R is funding new transportation projects and programs and accelerating those already in the pipeline. Voters approved the measure in 2008 and it took effect July 2009. Over 30 years, it is projected to generate $40 billion for congestion relief projects. Following are updates on a few of the projects supported by Measure R. Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Public ...
Work Begins on a New El Monte Station
Groundbreaking was held recently to start construction of a new $45 million public bus terminal at Santa Anita Avenue and Ramona Boulevard. The project doubles the capacity of the original El Monte Station that opened in 1973. The upgrade is part of the Congestion Reduction Demonstration Program, a federal demonstration project in which existing carpool lanes on the I-10 El Monte Busway and I-110 ...
Acceleration of Measure R Highway Projects
The 30/10 Initiative was recently introduced to accelerate Measure R transit projects in LA County. At the same time, the Metro Board of Directors adopted a policy to combine long-term countywide sales tax revenue from Measure R with alternative project delivery and financing methods for highway projects. Metro is working to develop a strategy that will expedite the construction of some Measure R ...

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