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News Releases from February, 2021

February 19, 2021
C Line (Green) to temporarily suspend service between Harbor Freeway and Aviation/LAX stations during weekend of Feb. 19, 2021

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will temporarily suspend rail service on the C Line (Green) between Willowbrook/Rosa Parks and Hawthorne/Lennox stations beginning on Friday, February 19, through Sunday, February 21 to upgrade signal systems in this section.

Keywords: C Line Harbor Freeway and Aviation/LAX
February 19, 2021
C Line (Green) to temporarily suspend service between Harbor Freeway and Aviation/LAX stations during weekend of Feb. 19, 2021

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will temporarily suspend rail service on the C Line (Green) between Willowbrook/Rosa Parks and Hawthorne/Lennox stations beginning on Friday, February 19, through Sunday, February 21 to upgrade signal systems in this section.

Keywords: C-Line
February 18, 2021
Metro to Hold Two Virtual Scoping Meetings on the C Line (Green) Extension to Torrance Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is initiating a draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the C Line (Green) Extension to Torrance project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Virtual Scoping Meetings will be held on Wednesday, February 24 and Saturday, February 27 to gather public input on the project.

Keywords: C-Line
February 15, 2021
Metro to begin street restoration work on Imperial Highway beginning February 19, as part of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

As part of Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, Metro’s contractor, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will implement a five-day full street closure on Imperial Highway between Aviation Boulevard and Hornet Way as part of the restoration process for the future Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.

Keywords: Imperial Highway restoration work
February 15, 2021
Metro to begin final street restoration work on Crenshaw and Obama boulevards on February 18 as part of construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project — Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) — will implement lane closures in the Crenshaw and Obama boulevards intersection to finalize street restoration work beginning Thursday, February 18, 2021.

Keywords: final street restoration work on Crenshaw and Obama Boulevards
February 15, 2021
Metro to begin final street restoration work on Crenshaw and Obama boulevards on February 18 as part of construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project — Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) — will implement lane closures in the Crenshaw and Obama boulevards intersection to finalize street restoration work beginning Thursday, February 18, 2021.

Keywords: Final street work restoration
February 15, 2021
Metro to begin street restoration work on Imperial Highway beginning February 19, as part of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project

As part of Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, Metro’s contractor, Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will implement a five-day full street closure on Imperial Highway between Aviation Boulevard and Hornet Way as part of the restoration process for the future Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.

Keywords: street work restoration Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project
February 12, 2021
L.A. Metro Releases its Recommendation to Contract with Two Private Sector Teams for Predevelopment Work on the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today released its recommendation for two private sector teams to conduct predevelopment work to advance the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project, a massively complex transportation project to directly connect the San Fernando Valley and the Westside via a high-speed, high-capacity transit line.

Keywords: Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project
February 11, 2021
LA Metro's Second "Metro Conversations" Virtual Gathering on February 16 to Discuss Metro's Partnerships to Help Feed Families in Need

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will host its second in a series of virtual gatherings called “Metro Conversations” on Tuesday, February 16, about Metro’s dynamic partnership with community-based organizations to deliver food and other necessities to families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Keywords: Metro Conversations, food insecurity
February 03, 2021
L.A. Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington To Step Down in May

Los Angeles Mayor and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Chair Eric Garcetti announced today that Metro Chief Executive Officer Phillip A. Washington is stepping down later this year.

Keywords: CEO, Phillip A. Washington
February 03, 2021
L.A. Metro to Hold Three Virtual Public Meetings February 10, 16 and 27 to Present Early Traffic Reduction Study Concepts

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold three virtual public meetings on February 10, 16 and 27 to present early concept areas that will be studied further for a potential traffic reduction pilot program as part of an update on the agency’s Traffic Reduction Study.

Keywords: Traffic reduction
February 01, 2021
Federal Transit Administration Environmentally Clears Metro’s East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit Project

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has granted the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) a Record of Decision (ROD) for its East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit Project, officially certifying that the project has satisfied all federal guidelines for environmental analysis and making it eligible for federal funding opportunities.

Keywords: FTA, East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit