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News Releases from November, 2019

November 19, 2019
Last Day to use Metro Tokens is Friday, Nov. 29

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) over the last year-and-a half has been preparing for the elimination of the use of tokens on its system due to the development and implementation of TAP cards. Metro wants to remind riders that the final day to use Metro tokens is Friday, Nov. 29. After this day, tokens will no longer be accepted as fare payment on Metro buses and trains. Unused tokens are non-refundable.

Keywords: Metro tokens, TAP cards
November 19, 2019
L.A. Metro Leads Nation in Pursuit of Innovative Mobility Initiatives to Keep Los Angeles County Moving

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), one of the main sponsors of the CoMotion L.A. 2019 mobility conference in downtown L.A., is leading the U.S. transportation industry in the pursuit of innovative urban mobility efforts that will transform the congested L.A. region in the decades ahead.

Keywords: CoMotion LA
November 04, 2019
The A Line is back in service between Downtown Long Beach and Downtown Los Angeles

Rapper and multi-platinum recording artist Snoop Dog today joined the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Chief Executive Officer Phillip A. Washington along with Metro Board Members and local elected officials to celebrate the reopening of the A Line (Blue) with ribbon cutting ceremonies, community celebrations and the start of three days of free rides to welcome back passengers to Metro’s oldest and busiest light rail line.

Keywords: A Line, Downtown Long Beach, Downtown Los Angeles, New Blue Improvements Project
November 04, 2019
Metro’s Blue Line Becomes the A Line with the Completion of New Blue Improvement Project

With the completion of the New Blue Improvement Project, Metro’s new rail and bus rapid transit line renaming convention will go into effect with Metro’s Blue line now being referred to as the A Line. This begins a three-year process to rename all Metro Rail and Bus Rapid Transit lines by 2022.

Keywords: New Blue Improvement Project, A Line
November 04, 2019
LA Metro Unveils New Digital Amenities and Art Series as Part of “New Blue”

With the reopening of the full A Line on November 2, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will unveil new digital amenities, including a digital communications and advertising network and its new digital art portrait series as part of Metro’s “New Blue” Improvements Project.

Keywords: New Blue, A Line, Intersection
November 01, 2019
L.A. Metro Releases RFP Seeking Early Contractor Involvement to Help Develop the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has issued a Request for Proposals seeking early assistance from the private sector to jointly develop plans for the massive Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project.

Keywords: RFP, Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project