Skip to Content
Search

News Releases from May, 2016

May 31, 2016
Metro’s Initial Quality of Life Report Shows 480,000 L.A. County Residents Gained Access to New Rail or Bus Rapid Transit Services Since Passage of Measure R

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today released a new report that shows dramatic improvements in the quality of life for the region between 2008 — when Los Angeles County voters approved Measure R — and 2015.

Keywords: quality of life report
May 27, 2016
Metro Board Adopts New FY 2017 Budget

New Interactive Budget Tool now at Metro.net

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors  approved a $5.66-billion budget for fiscal year 2017 following a recent public hearing and other community input. The adopted budget represents over a two percent decrease from FY16 budget — even with the addition of new rail services, rising costs and new projects and programs.

Keywords: FY17, budget
May 26, 2016
Metro’s Potential Ballot Measure/Draft Expenditure Plan Public Input Process Draws Thousands of Participants

Tens of thousands of local residents either participated in public outreach forums or commented on Metro’s draft expenditure plan for a potential ballot measure, the agency announced Thursday. Members of the public, key stakeholders and elected officials were involved in the forums.

Keywords: Metro Plan, ballot measure, Measure R, spending plan, potential ballot measure, transportation, regional rail, funding, infrastructure
May 20, 2016
The Train to the Beach is Now in Service - L.A. Metro Celebrates the Grand Opening of the Expo Line to Santa Monica

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today officially dedicated the Metro Expo Line Extension to Santa Monica at a special ceremony at the new Downtown Santa Monica Station.

Keywords:
May 09, 2016
Metro to Participate in Lunchtime Forum on May 10 on How Civic, Government and Agencies can Work Together to Advance Progressive Transportation Policy

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will partner with TransitCenter of New York, a national foundation committed to improving urban transportation, and Investing in Place, a Los Angeles-based organization committed to improving urban transportation, for an exclusive lunchtime conversation about agencies working together to advance progressive transportation policy and regional investments.

Keywords:
May 05, 2016
Metro’s Mobile App Surpasses One Million Downloads

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced today that the “Go Metro Los Angeles” transit app, in widespread use by customers throughout Los Angeles County, has surpassed more than one million downloads from transit users.

Keywords: metro app
May 04, 2016
L.A. Metro Celebrates Bike Month in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is joining the nationwide celebration of bicycling as Bike Month kicks off in May.  A number of local events designed to showcase the many benefits of bicycling are planned throughout L.A. County.

Keywords: bike metro
Share this page on
Advertisement
Close Search Window

Search metro.net, The Source, and El Pasajero