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News Releases from September, 2019

September 26, 2019
L.A. Metro Awards Contracts to Begin a 18-24 Month Feasibility Study to Evaluate the Possibility of Congestion Relief Pricing in L.A. County

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today approved two contracts and options totaling more than $5.5 million to assess how and where it would be possible to pilot a package of mobility improvements including congestion relief pricing in L.A. County, one of the world’s most traffic-clogged regions.

Keywords: Congestion relief pricing
September 26, 2019
Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington Announces Service Improvements to Help Alleviate Expo Line Crowding

Today Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) CEO Phillip A. Washington addressed recent customer concerns about Expo Line overcrowding, announcing several short-term and near-term solutions intended to create more train capacity for Expo Line riders.   

Keywords: Expo Line, service improvements
September 10, 2019
L.A. Metro to Open Blue Line in Late October Following Completion of Extensive “New Blue” Improvements

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will open the Metro Blue Line in late October following completion of a $350-million initiative to upgrade and modernize L.A. County’s oldest light rail line.

Keywords: Blue Line, New Blue Improvements, Free Rides