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News Releases from February, 2009

February 25, 2009
Metro Community-based Transit Service Sector Governance Councils Set March Monthly Meetings

Metro’s community-based transit service sector governance councils will hold their monthly public meetings in March to discuss various transportation issues in their service sectors, including proposed service enhancements and changes to Metro Bus service planned for implementation in late June.

Keywords: service sector meetings
February 25, 2009
Metro’s Safety 1st Campaign Now Reaches Libraries on Eastside as Train Testing Gets Underway Along New Six-Mile Metro Gold Line Extension to East Los Angeles

Metro has stepped up their Safety 1st campaign, “Look, Listen and Stay Alive,” to educate Eastside residents on how to live safely around trains now that the train testing process has begun on the new six-mile extension to East Los Angeles of the Metro Gold Line. The line will open mid-summer 2009.

Keywords: Safety Transits
February 18, 2009
Go Metro to World Figure Skating Championships March 24-29 and Save Up to 50 Percent on Admission

Metro is a great way to go and see more than 200 ice skaters from 50 countries compete for World Champion in the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships March 24-29 at the STAPLES Center in downtown Los Angeles and avoid traffic and parking hassles.

Keywords: Destinations Figure Skating
February 17, 2009
Metro Rail Trains to Bypass Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station During Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 22; Metro Bus Service Along Hollywood Blvd. Detoured

Due to security measures implemented for the 81st Annual Academy Awards show at the Kodak Theater at the Hollywood and Highland complex in Hollywood on Sunday, Feb. 22, Metro Red Line subway trains will not stop at the Hollywood/Highland station.


Keywords: "Academy Awards"Detours
February 17, 2009
Metro’s Tap Cards To Replace Paper Day Passes Beginning March 15

Online: Information, Video


Keywords: Tap Passes
February 13, 2009
CSU Dominguez Hills, El Camino College Compton Center Become Latest Schools to Offer Students Low-cost Metro Transit Passes

Two local colleges are now offering their students low-cost transit passes for the Spring semester as part of Metro’s (Metro) Institutional Pass program.

Keywords: College Transit Passes
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