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News Releases from August, 2011

August 25, 2011
Go Metro into the Future at the Sixth Annual Alternative Transportation Expo

Ever wonder what the future will look like? Go Metro and experience the future at the sixth annual Alternative Transportation Expo (AltCar Expo). Test drive the alternative transportation vehicles of the future starting on Friday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., as well as on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

Keywords: Sixth Annual Alternative Transportation Expo
August 24, 2011
Declaración del Alcalde de Los Ángeles y Presidente de la Junta de Directores de Metro Antonio Villaraigosa en respuesta al arresto del sospechoso en el incidente de apuñalamiento de la Línea Roja del Metro

"Felicito al Sheriff del Condado de Los Ángeles y a su equipo por el arresto logrado en este caso. Estoy confiado que llevarán cabo este caso en una manera rápida y responsable".

Keywords: arresto Linea Roja seguridad
August 24, 2011
Statement from Metro Board Chair and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in Response to Arrest of Suspect in Metro Red Line Stabbing Incident:

I congratulate Los Angeles County Sheriff Baca and his team on making an arrest in this case. I am confident they will conduct the case in a swift and responsible manner.

Keywords: Villaraigosa "Los Angeles Mayor" statement "subway stabbing" hollywood "Red Line"
August 23, 2011
Metro to present ‘artists in conversation’ salons at local libraries

Artist Elliott Pinkney begins the conversation at Compton Library Sept. 13. His poster 'Compton' reveals the colliding, colorful energy of Southern California's past and present 'Hub City.' Next up: Jane Gillespie Pryor immortalizes the bees of Whittier at the Whittier Public Library Oct. 6.

Keywords: "Elliott Pinkney" "metro art" Compton "Compton Library"
August 23, 2011
Freeway, Street Closures Needed for Sunset Bridge Deck Pouring Aug. 23, 29, 31

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor plans to pour the deck for half of the new Sunset bridge, a construction activity that will require three nights of directional full freeway closures and full closures of Sepulveda and Sunset Boulevards between August 23 and 31, 2011.

Keywords: I-405, "Sepulveda Pass" construction "405 freeway" 405 "sunset bridge"
August 22, 2011
Metro, LADOT and Caltrans Warn of Traffic Congestion on Mulholland Drive Bridge

With the end of summer approaching, The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) and Caltrans are now warning motorists about severe congestion and traffic delays expected for morning commute routes that include crossing over the Mulholland Drive Bridge in Los Angeles due to its reduced lane capacity.

Keywords: I-405, "Sepulveda Pass" construction "405 freeway" 405 "mulholland bridge"
August 11, 2011
Go Metro to the Long Beach Funk Fest, Save and Get Your Groove On

Get your groove on with the Metro Blue Line and attend the third annual Long Beach Funk Fest on Saturday, Aug. 20 in downtown Long Beach. The festival will run from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. and will feature eight funk bands ranging from legendary artists to newer up-and-coming bands. Checkout the solar power stages, art, vendors, dancers, kid's zone, and more.

Keywords: "Go Metro" "Long Beach Funk Fest"
August 11, 2011
Viaje en Metro al festival Long Beach Funk Fest, ahorre y agarre su ritmo

Agarre su ritmo en la Línea Azul del Metro y asista al tercer festival anual  Long Beach Funk Fest el Sábado 20 de Agosto en el centro de Long Beach.

Keywords: "Go Metro" "Long Beach Funk Fest"
August 11, 2011
Metro llevará a cabo tres reuniones comunitarias sobre como enlazar sistema de trenes Metro a LAX

Metro organizará tres reuniones comunitarias a finales de Agosto para presentar un estudio en desarrollo que examina las opciones para conectar al creciente sistema de trenes Metro con el Aeropuerto Internacional de Los Ángeles (LAX).

Keywords: LAX MeasureR "Green Line" BRT LRT APM
August 11, 2011
Metro to Hold Three Community Meetings on Linking the Metro Rail System to LAX

Metro will host three community workshop meetings in late August to introduce community stakeholders to a study underway examining ways to connect the growing Metro Rail system to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Keywords: LAX MeasureR "Green Line" BRT LRT APM
August 04, 2011
Metro cambia pases semanales y mensuales a pases flexibles validos por número de días consecutivos en vez de fechas fijas de calendario

Ahora ya puede comprar su tarjeta TAP cargada con el pase semanal o mensual cualquier día de la semana o del mes. El periodo de 7 ó 30 días de vigencia se inicia a partir del primer día en que use su tarjeta Tap.

Keywords: "los pases semanales y mensuales de Metro" "metro pass" TAP TVM "bus fare" 7-day 30-day
August 04, 2011
Junta Directiva de Metro aprueba política de construcción ecológica

La Junta de Directores de la Autoridad de Transporte Metropolitano del Condado de Los Ángeles (Metro) aprobó hoy la política de construcción ecológica. La política requiere identificar y mitigar el impacto de las emisiones contaminantes en la salud del público, el medio ambiente, y el clima alrededor de los sitios de construcción y revisión de equipo que se utilice en los proyectos de construcción de Metro.

Keywords: "construcción ecológica" "green construction" green construction emissions
August 04, 2011
Metro Board of Directors adopts Green Construction Policy

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today adopted a Green Construction Policy. The policy requires identifying and mitigating the impacts of emissions on human health, the environment, and climate for on-road, off-road construction and equipment used in Metro construction.

Keywords: "green construction" green construction emissions
August 04, 2011
Metro converts weekly, monthly bus and rail passes to flexible passes good for consecutive days rather than calendar dates

Beginning Monday, Aug. 8, Metro customers can purchase Metro weekly, monthly passes any day of the week or month and go. The 7-day or 30-day time period begins the first day of use. The flexible 7-day or 30-day pass are good for 7 or 30 consecutive days starting the first day it is used, rather than for a specific calendar week or month.

Keywords: "metro pass" TAP TVM "bus fare" 7-day 30-day
August 03, 2011
Metro Llevara a Cabo Pruebas de Ventilación en la Linea Expo

Metro efectuará hoy Miércoles, de 9 a 3 p.m., pruebas de ventilación en la Línea Expo del tren ligero dentro del túnel entre el bulevar Jefferson, en la calle Flower y la futura estación Expo Park/USC, en el bulevar Exposition.

Keywords: Pruebas Ventilación Linea Expo
August 03, 2011
Metro to Conduct Ventilation Test on Expo Line

Metro today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. will conduct a ventilation test on the Expo light rail line, inside the trench between Jefferson Boulevard at Flower Street and Expo Park/USC Station at Exposition Boulevard.

Keywords: Ventilation test Expo Line
August 02, 2011
Metro ExpressLanes Construction to Close Harbor Freeway Transitway Carpool Lanes During Late Night/Early Morning Hours effective Sunday August 7

 Due to construction scheduled to take place over the next year on the Metro ExpressLanes project to convert existing carpool lanes on the Harbor Freeway Transitway (I-110) into toll lanes, late night/early morning usage of the carpool lanes will be restricted effective Sunday, August 7.

Keywords: expresslanes, HOV, "Harbor Freeway" I-110, "carpool lanes" 110
August 01, 2011
Now you can buy a Metro Day Pass for $5 effective August 1

The Metro Day Pass for a cost of $5 is available at ticket vending machines and when boarding a Metro bus beginning August 1. Customers will be able to load $5 day passes onto their TAP cards at Metro customer service centers and other retail outlets that sell TAP beginning next Monday, Aug. 8.

Keywords: "metro day pass" TAP TVM "bus fare"
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