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News Releases from April, 2013

April 30, 2013
Metro to Hold Public Hearing Wednesday, May 15, on Proposed FY14 Budget

Metro will hold a public hearing on a draft $4.891 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2013-14 on Wednesday, May 15, at 1 p.m. in the third floor Board room at Metro Headquarters, One Gateway Plaza, Cesar Chavez & Vignes, next to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: Proposed FY14 Budget public hearing
April 29, 2013
A Shuttle Bus Planned for Saturday, May 4 on Portion of Expo Line

This Saturday, May 4, Metro Expo Line service will be shut down between 23rd Street Station and 7th St/Metro Center in downtown Los Angeles to replace a support pole damaged earlier this month.

Keywords: bus bridge, Expo Line, service alert
April 29, 2013
Go Metro to Olvera Street to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

This year Union Station will join the Cinco de Mayo celebrations welcoming and guiding transit customers on their way to Olvera Street to participate in the festivities Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5.

Keywords: Union Station, Cinco de Mayo, Destination Discounts, Olvera Street, El Pueblo
April 26, 2013
L.A. Metro to Hold Community Workshop for Union Station Master Plan Thursday, May 2

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold a community workshop to unveil draft alternatives for the Union Station Master Plan on Thursday, May 2, and invites public participation and comment. 

Keywords: union station master plan, community workshop
April 22, 2013
Metro Warns Riders Not to be a Victim of a Mobile Device Thief


With smartphone manufacturers launching new products to grab the public’s attention, Metro warns riders to take precautions to prevent thieves from grabbing their phones.


Keywords: cell phones, transit safety, see something say something
April 19, 2013
Construction on State Route 134 in Burbank begins Monday

Six months of work could cause traffic delays

Keywords: Construction on State Route 134 in Burbank begins Monday
April 17, 2013
L.A. Metro to add rail service for CICLAVIA, festival of Books Weekend Mega Events April 20-21
  •        Extra train service on Expo Line planned in anticipation of large crowds at multiple L.A. events

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) plans to add train capacity on several Metro Rail lines in anticipation of major Los Angeles area events scheduled the weekend of April 20-21, including Festival of Books, CicLAvia – To The Sea, Long Beach Grand Prix and Staples Center sporting events.

Keywords: CICLAVIA, festival of Books
April 16, 2013
New Metro Web Site Stresses Safety

Riders Should Be Aware of their Surroundings Following Boston Bombings

Keywords: New Metro Web Site Stresses Safety
April 11, 2013
Northbound I-405 Freeway Closure from I-10 Connector to Olympic Boulevard On-Ramp Set for April 12, 13 & 14

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project will implement a full directional northbound freeway closure for approximately one-mile from the I-10 connector to the Olympic Boulevard on-ramp for the nights of Friday, April 12, Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14, 2013. The full northbound freeway closure is scheduled to prepare roadway and stage k-rail for additional lane and median construction.

Keywords: Northbound I-405 Freeway Closure from I-10 Connector to Olympic Boulevard On-Ramp
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