Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS) technology makes Metro the operator of one of the "smartest" and most "feature packed" bus fleets in the world.
Metro, in coordination with the City of Los Angeles, is conducting a transit study to evaluate ways to improve north-south transit opportunities in the east San Fernando Valley that offer connections to the regional transportation network.
With eight new stations serving such diverse neighborhoods as the Arts District, Little Tokyo and Boyle Heights, the Edward R. Roybal Metro Gold Line Extension connects the Eastside by rail to Downtown LA, Pasadena, San Fernando Valley, South Bay, Long Beach and other points.
In preparation for the construction of the new El Monte Station, construction of a temporary bus terminal began in April 2010. Work on the new facility is expected to last approximately 20 months.
Metro, CalTrans and their mobility partners are working together to develop ExpressLanes and test innovations to improve traffic flow and provide better travel options on the busy I-10 and I-110 Freeways.
The Metro Rapid Program was implemented to address the issues raised in a study showing that half the time a bus is in service, it's either stopped at a red light or at a bus stop to accommodate passengers.
Metro Silver Line connects the South Bay and the San Gabriel Valley with Downtown L.A. seven days-a-week service every 5-10 minutes during weekday rush hours.
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