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News Releases from November, 2017

November 30, 2017
Metro’s Twenty-Eight by ‘28 List Aims to Complete Major Transportation Projects in Time for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games

With the Olympic and Paralympic Games coming to the Los Angeles region in summer 2028, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is working on a “Twenty-Eight by ‘28” Initiative to ensure that 28 key road, transit and bicycle/pedestrian projects are completed in time for the 2028 Games in Los Angeles. Many of the projects are already scheduled to be completed by then. Others would need accelerated funding to complete by 2028.

Keywords: Olympic, Paralympic, Twenty-Eight by '28
November 30, 2017
Metro Board Launches Effort to Increase Hiring of Women for Transportation Construction Jobs

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today approved a motion to improve the agency’s efforts to encourage contractors to hire more women to work on Metro construction projects.

Keywords: Construction Jobs, PLA, Contractors
November 17, 2017
Metro and Via to Join Forces on Shared Rides to and from Select Transit Stations

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today is announcing it will pursue a partnership with Via, a transportation network company (TNC), to provide an affordable, equitable, and accessible first and last mile solution for customers to help bridge the first/last mile gap. This project will be supported in part by a $1.35 million from Mobility on Demand (MOD) Sandbox grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

Keywords: OEI, Via, Shared Rides
November 16, 2017
Metro Partnering with LA CoMotion Expo to Enhance Mobility

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is partnering with LA CoMotion today through Friday, Nov. 17 for Cities in Motion, a thought leadership conference that is bringing together voices from around the globe to explore the changing nature of urban mobility.

Keywords: LA CoMotion
November 15, 2017
Metro Opens New Metro Bike Hub to Provide Safe, Secure Bicycle Parking at Los Angeles Union Station

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today announced the grand opening of a new Metro Bike Hub at Los Angeles Union Station, one of the largest secure-access bicycle parking facilities of its kind on the Metro transit system.

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November 06, 2017
Metro ExpressLanes Celebrate 5th Anniversary along Harbor Freeway

Weeklong Celebration Starts This Week

Keywords: ExpressLanes, Harbor Freeway
November 03, 2017
Hundreds Attend Metro Job Readiness Fair to Recruit Women for Construction Industry Jobs

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the construction industry today held the “Women Build Metro Los Angeles Apprenticeship Readiness Fair” looking for women interested in joining their ranks in the Long Beach City College.

Keywords: Measure M, Women Careers, Construction
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