The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project is a proposed 8.5-mile light rail line that will extend from the intersection of Exposition and Crenshaw Boulevards to the Metro Green Line’s Aviation/LAX Station. The Project will serve the cities of Los Angeles, Inglewood, Hawthorne, and El Segundo and portions of unincorporated Los Angeles County.
Metro has made several modifications to the design plan of the agency's Union Bus Maintenance and Operations Facility IS/MND project since it was was adopted by the Metro Board on September 25, 2008.
This phase of the Exposition Transit Corridor project will extend westward from the Culver City Metro Rail station along the old Pacific Electric Exposition right-of-way to 4th Street and Colorado in downtown Santa Monica.
Metro has partnered with the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority to oversee the eastward extension of the existing Metro Gold Line from its current terminus in Pasadena to the City of Montclair.
The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project will add a 10-mile HOV lane and improve supporting infrastructure on the San Diego Fwy. (I-405) while widening existing lanes between the Santa Monica Fwy. (I-10) and the Ventura Fwy. (US-101).
Work is proceeding on the long-envisioned subway to the Westside which has been discussed in Los Angeles for the better part of the last half-century.
Metro is conducting an environmental review of this project, which would link the Metro Gold, Metro Blue and Metro Expo light rail lines through Downtown Los Angeles.
Metro is examining ways to connect the growing Metro Rail system to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Metro Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 is a transit study looking to connect with and extend the recently opened Gold Line Eastside Extension light rail line which runs from Union Station to Pomona and Atlantic boulevards in East Los Angeles to communities farther east.
The Gateway Cities Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP) is a Corridor-specific study to evaluate air quality and health impacts. The study was requested by the I-710 Oversight Policy Committee (OPC) in 2004 and subsequently authorized by the Metro Board.
Technology applications support greater safety and efficiency in moving people and goods on our highways, railroads, waterways and ports.
Planned to connect the San Fernando Valley to the Westside via a 10-mile section of the I-405 Freeway, this project is considering both transit and highway improvements.
Metro is conducting an environmental impact review of options for the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension project, a proposed extension of the agency's existing Green Line to Los Angeles County's South Bay region.
To address the SR-710 Gap, we are beginning a new process that involves an education and public involvement program to seek both regional and community-based solutions that are suggested by you, your friends and family, your neighbors, and everyone else in your community.
This transit corridor project is planned along a 20-mile rail right-of-way connecting Paramount with Santa Ana by utilizing several transportation alternatives including bus rapid transit, light rail, commuter rail and high-speed rail.
Metro, the City of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles County are considering the feasibility of implementing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project on Wilshire Boulevard within the City of Los Angeles.
Whether it's a flat tire, an empty gas tank, or an overheated radiator, chances are that one day, you'll need help on the freeway. Thanks to the Freeway Service Patrol, help is on the way!
The High Desert Corridor (HDC) project proposes the construction of a brand new, approximately 63-mile, east-west freeway/expressway linking State Route (SR)-14 in Los Angeles County with SR-18 in San Bernardino County.
For nearly 30 years, freeway High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes have been developed in Los Angeles County as an incentive to encourage people to carpool, vanpool or ride the bus.
Metro is exploring options to relieve congestion in the North County of Los Angeles in a multi-phase project named the I-5 North Capacity Enhancements. Adding new lanes, such as truck and/or carpool lanes are current measures being explored in this project.
The Long Beach Freeway (I-710) is a vital transportation artery for both commuter and goods movement linking the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to points throughout Southern California and beyond.
Southern California's freeway system was once the envy of the nation, an endless drive through beautiful trees and plantings. But now LA's freeways are really showing their age.
With the passage of SB-45, the California Street and Highway Code was amended to transfer the programming and funding responsibilities of the Post-1989 Soundwall Retrofit Program to regional transportation planning agencies.
SR-2 was originally planned and constructed in 1959 to connect with the Hollywood Freeway (US 101) through the neighborhoods of Silver Lake and Echo Park.
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.
With ten new stations serving USC, Exposition Park, and diverse neighborhoods such as Culver City and the Crenshaw District, the 8.6 mile first phase of the Metro Expo Line connects the Westside by rail to Downtown LA, Hollywood, the South Bay, Long Beach, Pasadena and dozens of points in between.
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 Orange Line extension is now open to Chatsworth with four new stations, additional park and ride lots, bike lockers and more miles of bike paths.
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.
The 30/10 Initiative would finalize by 2019 the construction of 12 critical Measure R transit projects that were originally slated for completion within the next three decades.
This program explores the use of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) to accelerate delivery of highway projects included in Measure R that are not fully financed through traditional funding sources.
The Advanced Transit Vehicle Consortium (ATVC) was created as a joint venture between Metro and several city and regional agencies to study the development and viability of advanced technology transit vehicles.
The attached flowchart was prepared by Metro to assist local agencies with the critical path for submittals for surface transportation funds made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
These webpages have been developed to provide local agencies in Los Angeles County with a specific set of multimodal planning tools to develop arterial roadways.
Metro is responsible for managing the L.A. County Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and allocating discretionary federal, state and local funds to improve surface transportation throughout the county.
As the Congestion Management Agency for Los Angeles County, Metro is responsible for implementing the Congestion Management Program (CMP). The intent of the CMP Program is to address the impact of local growth on the regional transportation system.
On November 7 2006, the voters approved by a simple majority Prop. 1B: The Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006.
Metro is taking the lead in forming a Countywide Zero-Emission Trucks Collaborative to promote consistency among public agencies to catalyze the development and deployment of zero-emission trucks in LA County.
A detailed profile of Los Angeles County with forecasted population and employment growth statistics.
The FTA Section 5310 program provides funding to qualified non-profit social service and public agencies for the purchase of accessible vehicles and other equipment to serve the elderly and individuals with disabilities.
The Immediate Needs Transportation Program provides subsidized taxi service and/or transit subsidies to needy Los Angeles County residents who lack the resources to meet their transportation needs.
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users was enacted to provide welfare recipients, eligible low-income and disabled individuals with transportation access services to employment and employment-related activities.
A real property asset development and management program, Joint Development oversees the most appropriate private and/or public sector business activity on Metro-owned property at and adjacent to transit stations and corridors.
The Proposition A and Proposition C Local Return programs are two one-half cent sales tax measures approved by Los Angeles County voters to fund a countywide transit development program.
Union Station is located adjacent to downtown Los Angeles, the region's civic center. As the regional transit hub, Union Station connects five bustling counties in Southern California via multiple rail and commuter lines, including Amtrak, Metro Rail (Red, Purple and Gold Lines) and Metrolink.
In June 2012, the Metro Board authorized placing Measure J on the November 2012 ballot to extend an existing voter approved half-cent transportation sales tax, until 2069, in order to accelerate the construction of regional traffic relieving highway and transit projects. The measure will also provide 30 additional years of funding for local city transportation improvements and operation of regional transit services.
Metro is introducing electric vehicle (EV) charge stations at five Metro Rail station parking lots. The new Level 2 charge stations will allow riders with EVs to conveniently charge their cars while using the Metro system.
Metro's commitment to creating a sustainable region and future for LA County begins with public transit, but goes well beyond bus and rail service to alternative fuels, emissions controls, countywide planning and more.
Countywide Planning provides leadership for the implementation of a regional transportation system that increases mobility, fosters walkable and livable communities, and minimizes greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impacts.
ECSD is focused on minimizing the environmental, social, and financial impacts from the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the agency's facilities and operations, as well as procurement of its products and services.
Metro adopted a Green Construction Policy for its planning, construction, operations and procurement activities, and is committed to using green equipment in all construction projects performed on Metro properties and rights-of-way.
Regional transportation planners crafted this comprehensive plan to address how train- and truck-borne cargo can move throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties without adversely impacting local communities and the environment.
Metro’s Pedestrian Program supports the efforts of communities throughout Los Angeles County to develop and mainatin more walkable, livable neighborhoods that provide people with more pedestrian-friendly travel options such as walking and biking.
The Program Management (PM) Department, which was created in September 2010 primarily in response to Measure R, is the oversight component of Measure R projects in addition to other projects that are ongoing.
The Public-Private Partnership project has Metro identify and detail specific highway or transit projects that are currently unfunded and could be completed with financing and project implementation arrangements with the private sector.
The Restoration of Historic Streetcar Service project is a public-private sector partnership and a key component of the Downtown Los Angeles "Bringing Back Broadway" revitalization initiative.
The Rider Relief Transportation Program (RRTP) provides fare subsidy coupons to eligible riders who purchase daily, weekly, or monthly Metro passes, the TAP cash purse option or EZ transit passes from participating Southern California transit systems.
Metro has developed a comprehensive and detailed signal operation and maintenance program to upgrade the skills of local traffic engineers and signal maintenance personnel.
This program is a competitive award of local Metro funds. As a pilot program in its initial year of funding, eligibility is limited.
Transportation Development Act Article 3 funds are used by cities within Los Angeles County for the planning and construction of bicycle and pedestrian facilities.
Metro is required by federal law to program TIP revenues across all transportation modes (pedestrian, bicycle, transit, highway) in Los Angeles County based on the planning requirements of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TIP-21).
The six-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a federal and state mandated programming document that contains financial and other information about local and state highway transit projects and services.
Metro’s Long Range Transportation Plan was commissioned in 2009 to identify and provide options to meet the county’s transportation needs over the next 30 years.
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