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News Releases from October, 2007

October 30, 2007
Metro Community-Based Transit Service Sector Governance Councils Set November Meetings

Metro’s five community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their regular monthly public meetings in November to discuss various transportation issues in their service sectors.

Keywords: Metro, "Community Based", Transit, Service, Sector, Governance, Councils, November
October 29, 2007
Public Invited to Participate in Metro Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Study Meetings in November

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting four meetings in November to review different alternatives for improving mobility in an east-west corridor stretching from East Los Angeles to Whittier.

Keywords: Metro, "Eastside Transit Corridor", Public, "Phase 2", Meetings
October 19, 2007
Public Invited to Participate in Metro Regional Connector Transit Corridor Study Meetings in November

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting two meetings in November to obtain public comment on the agency’s Regional Connector Transit Corridor Study, which will analyze various transit alternatives for the possible connection of the Metro Gold Line , Metro Blue Line and Expo Line through downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: Public, November, Meetings, "Metro Regional Connector Transit Corridor Study"
October 11, 2007
Metro Features East L.A. on New Poster by Local Artist

A new poster celebrating East LA – one of many destinations customers can travel to via Metro – will be on display on Metro buses and rail cars through December.

Keywords: Metro, "East LA", Poster, "Local Artist"
October 09, 2007
Work on Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Intensifies as Rail Track is Laid, Sidewalks are Reconstructed in East LA

Construction of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension continues moving forward with crews laying rail track and repairing complete sidewalks in different areas of East Los Angeles along the six-mile alignment of the light rail project.

Keywords: Metro, "Gold Line", "Eastside Extension", Intensifies, "Rail Track", Sidewalks, Reconstructed, "East LA"
October 09, 2007
Metro Wins National Marketing and Communications Award

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has announced that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has won two first place marketing and communication awards in the 28th Annual AdWheel Award competition.

Keywords: Metro, Wins, "National Marketing and Communications Award"
October 09, 2007
Metro Board Chair Pam O’Connor Seeks Public’s Creative Ideas For Fighting Traffic

Metro Board Chair Pam O’Connor invites the public to comment on the agency’s traffic-busting plans for Los Angeles County and share ideas for staving off gridlock in Metro’s first Live Chat internet forum scheduled during the noon hour on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Go to metro.net/chat and post questions and comments live or in advance. There also will be a link on the homepage of metro.net.

Keywords: Metro, "Board Chair", Fighting, Traffic, "Creative Ideas"
October 08, 2007
Metro Debuts New Web Feature Tailored Especially for Hand-Held Devices

Metro has launched a new feature on its popular web site at metro.net that is designed especially for those commuters and Metro riders who carry hand-held electronic devices that can access the Internet.

Keywords: Metro, Web, "Hand-Held", Devices
October 04, 2007
Crews Install Canopies for Street Level Stations for Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension

Starting Friday, October 5, construction crews working on the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension light rail line will begin installing canopies for the six street level platform stations along First and Third streets in Little Tokyo/Arts District, Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles. This phase is expected to last until the first week of January 2008.

Keywords: Crews, Canopies, Metro, "Gold Line", "Eastside Extension", "Street Level Stations"
October 02, 2007
Metro Urges Public to “Share The Ride” During California Rideshare Week Oct. 1-5

Metro urges Los Angeles commuters to share the ride the week of October 1 to 5 and beyond as part of the annual California Rideshare Week, a statewide campaign to reduce solo driving that is causing major traffic congestion on the state’s streets and freeways.

Keywords: Metro, "Share The Ride", "California Rideshare Week", Public
October 02, 2007
When Traffic Gets “Wicked,” Go Metro … and Save On Tickets to the Smash Hit Broadway Musical

When traffic gets wicked -- Go Metro. Metro riders can get 20 percent off tickets to any Tuesday performance of the smash hit musical "Wicked," now playing at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. It is the first time the Broadway production of "Wicked" has partnered with a government entity.

Keywords: "Go Metro", "Broadway Musical", Wicked
October 02, 2007
Public Invited to Participate in Metro Crenshaw-Prairie Transit Corridor Study Meetings in October

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting three meetings in October to obtain public comment on the agency’s Crenshaw-Prairie Transit Corridor, which will analyze various transit alternatives, environmental impact and an Alternative Analysis to improve the mobility in the corridor.

Keywords: Public, Invited, Metro, "Crenshaw-Prairie Transit Corridor Study", Meetings, October
October 01, 2007
Metro Receives Outstanding Environmental and Engineering Award for L.A. Metro Rail Subway

The Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) Sept. 26 honored Metro with the 2007 Outstanding Environmental and Engineering Geologic Project Award for the Los Angeles Metro Rail subway.

Keywords: Metro, "Outstanding Environmental and Engineering Award", "L.A. Metro Rail Subway"
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