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News Releases from September, 2008

September 26, 2008
Metro Community-Based Transit Service Sector Governance Councils Set October Meetings; Gateway Cities Sector Will Not Meet

Metro’s community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their monthly public meetings in October to discuss various transportation issues in their service sectors.
Please note that the Gateway Cities Service Sector Governance Council will not meet in October. In addition, the Westside/Central Service Sector meeting has been moved back one week to October 15, due to the Yom Kippur Holiday.

Keywords: "Community-Based Transit Service Sector" "Gateway Cities Sector"
September 25, 2008
Directiva de Metro urge nuevas medidas de seguridad para Metrolink

La Junta Directiva de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles (Metro) aprobó hoy, en forma unánime, una moción que recomienda una seria de mejoras de seguridad para que la Junta Directiva de Metrolink, administradores del sistema de trenes para viajar al trabajo en el sur de California, las lleve a cabo inmediatamente para prevenir accidentes de trenes en el futuro.

Keywords: Metrolink
September 24, 2008
Metro to Begin Street Reconstruction in Boyle Heights as Construction of Metro Gold Line to East Los Angeles Continues

Metro construction crews will begin street reconstruction on Indiana and Lorena streets in Boyle Heights, Monday, September 29, as construction of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension continues.

Keywords: "Gold Line" Eastside
September 22, 2008
Go Metro to “We The People” Festival and Receive a Free Limited Edition Poster

Go Metro to the “We the People” festival on Saturday, September 27 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park located near Chinatown in downtwon Los Angeles. The festival is America's premiere entertainment & music festival for social consciousness and will feature musical bands throughout the day that include Les Claypool, the RZA and EPMD. The festival will run from 2 p.m. to midnight. '

Keywords: "We The People" Festival
September 15, 2008
Metro Extends Bus Bridge Assistance for Metrolink Commuters Between Moorpark and Van Nuys Metrolink Stations

Through at least Tuesday, Metro will continue offering a “bus bridge” for Metrolink riders traveling from Moorpark to Van Nuys. In the morning commuters will transfer to trains at the Van Nuys Metrolink Station for the trip to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Bus Bridge Assistance" Moorpark "Van Nuys"
September 15, 2008
Go Metro to the Third Annual Angel City Classic Football Game at L.A. Memorial Coliseum Saturday, September 27.

Go Metro to the third Annual Angel City Classic Football Game Saturday, September 27, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Keywords: "Angel City Classic Football Game" "L.A. Memorial Coliseum"
September 12, 2008
Go Metro to New UCLA Extension Campus Open House in Downtown L.A. Wednesday, Sept. 17

Go Metro to UCLA Extension’s new downtown location at 261 S. Figueroa St. to take evening or weekend courses for professional development and enrichment. Metro riders receive 10 percent off course registration (up to $50) by attending the free information session on Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information about UCLA Extension at Figueroa Courtyard, go to

Keywords: "UCLA Extension Campus" "Downtown LA"
September 12, 2008
Metro to Do Final Re-striping of Third Street in East Los Angeles as Part of Metro Gold Line Eastside Construction Project

Metro construction crews will do intermittent street closures to re-stripe Third Street between Atlantic Boulevard and Indiana Street, in East Los Angeles, beginning the week of September 15.

Keywords: "Gold Line" Eastside
September 11, 2008
Go Metro to the Detour Festival in Downtown L.A. Saturday, Oct. 4

Go Metro to the third annual L.A. Weekly Detour Music Festival cultural happening in downtown Los Angeles. The event will cover six city blocks around City Hall on Saturday, October 4.

Keywords: "Detour Festival" "Downtown LA"
September 10, 2008
USC Football Fans Can ‘Go Metro’ to the L.A. Memorial Coliseum this Season

For USC football fans concerned with the high cost of gasoline, Go Metro this season to the LA Memorial Coliseum and enjoy USC football without the hassles of traffic and parking. Metro offers a variety of transportation alternatives that patrons can use to visit the LA Memorial Coliseum for Saturday USC football home games.

Keywords: USC Football "L.A. Memorial Coliseum"
September 08, 2008
Metro to Hold Community Meetings to Discuss Transportation Options for the Harbor Subdivision Transit Corridor

Metro will hold a series of community meetings in late September as part of their Alternative Analysis Study (AA) for the Harbor Subdivision Transit Corridor. The study will examine potential transit service along the Metro-owned Harbor Subdivision.

Keywords: "Community Meetings" "Harbor Subdivision Transit Corridor"
September 05, 2008
Metro Blue Line Train Service to be Delayed Weekends of September 7, 14, 19-21 Due to Track Maintenance

Rail service on the Metro Blue Line will be impacted due to track maintenance activity on four of the next six weekend days. Trains will operate every 20 minutes instead of the normal 15 minutes in the mornings and 12 minutes in the afternoons.

Keywords: "Blue Line" Train "Track Maintenance"
September 02, 2008
Go Metro to Latino International Film Festival Sept. 12-19

Go Metro to the 12th annual Los Angeles Latino Film Festival Sept. 12-19 at the Egyptian Theater and Mann Cinemas in Hollywood.

Keywords: News
September 02, 2008
Go Metro to Latino International Film Festival Sept. 12-19

Go Metro to the 12th annual Los Angeles Latino Film Festival Sept. 12-19 at the Egyptian Theater and Mann Cinemas in Hollywood.

Keywords: "Latino International Film Festival"
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