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NOTE: For more detailed information including average boardings, view current Ridership Statistic.

Metro Buses

Bus Stops 15,967
Square Miles in Service Area 1,433
Number of Bus Routes 170
Total Metro Bus Fleet 2,228
Buses leased to contractors to provide service on Metro routes (Included in total) 173

Metro Rail

Stations  86
Miles of Service  98.5
Number of Lines  4 Light Rail, 2 Subway

Metro Rail and Transitways

Statistics
Metro 
Blue 
Line
Metro 
Red/ Purple
Lines
Metro 
Green 
Line
Metro 
Gold 
Line
Metro
Orange 
Line
Metro
Silver
Line
Metro
Expo
Line
Opened 1990       1993
MacArthur Park, 1993; Wilshire/ Western, 1996; Hollywood, 1999; North Hollywood, 
2000
1995       2003 Eastside Extension, 
2009

Azusa Extension 2016
2005 Extension from Canoga Park to Chatsworth, 
2012
2009   South Bay and El Monte via Downtown Los Angeles  2012      
Total Annual Boardings FY2015 26.4 million 47.5 million 12.4 million 14 million 8.6 million 6.8 million 9.9 million
Miles 22 17.4 20 31 18       n/a 7.5
Type Light Rail Subway/Subway Light Rail  Light Rail  Transitway Transitway Light Rail 
Stations 22 (inc. 3 shared) 16
(inc. 6 shared)
14 (inc. 1 shared) 27
(inc. 1 shared)
18
n/a
10
n/a
10 
(inc. 2 shared)
Number of rail cars/buses on route  69 104 29 50 30  41 23
Construction Cost
$877 million $4.5 
billion
$718 million $2.8 
billion
$484 
million
 $587 million $930
million 
HOV - Carpool Lanes
Length in miles 219
Lane miles in both directions 539
Metro funds programmed for HOV Lanes since 1991 $2.7 billion
Metro funds the development of High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) or Carpool Lanes in cooperation with Caltrans.
Metro Freeway Service Patrol
Number of Tow Trucks on Patrol 152
Annual Budget $28 million
Number of Freeway Miles Served 475
Number of Tow Truck Beats 39
Average Number of Motorists Assisted per Month 25,000
Number of Motorists Assisted Annually 300,000
Metro-Funded Bikeways
Bike Routes   64 miles
Bike Lanes   107 miles
Bike Paths   117 miles

Metro Personnel

Operations
Operators
Includes full & part-time bus & rail Operators. Metro Bus/Rail Operators are members of the United Transportation Union (UTU)
4,494
Mechanics and Maintenance
Metro Mechanics are members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)
2,408
Clerks
Most Metro Clerks are members of the Transportation Communications Union (TCU)
850
Bus and Rail Transportation and Maintenance Supervisors
Members are with The American Federation of State, County and municipal Employees union (AFSCME)
734
Security Guards
Metro Security Guards are members of Teamsters Union
84
Metro Full-Time Staff
Represented Employees 8,570
Non-represented Employees 1,322
Total full-time staff 9,892
Metro Security/Transit Police 
Under contract with Metro, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (LASD) provides security along the entire Metro bus and rail network in cooperation with Metro's own Transit Police Force.  

FY 2016 Budget

ResourcesIn Millions
Passenger Fares $376
TDA/STA $487.5
Prop A – Cent Sales Tax $763.5
Prop C – Cent Sales Tax $763.5
Measure R - Sales Tax $763.5
Federal and State Grants $950.3
Bond Proceeds $1,317.2
Other System-generated revenues

$146.9

Total Resources

$5,568.4

Expenses  

In Millions 
Bus Operations $1,050.4
Rail Operations $399.2
Regional Activities $22.8
Measure R Transit Capital $1,525.2
Operating Capital $469.2
Regional Rail Capital  $46.6
Highway Capital $90.3
Subsidy Funding Programs $1,373.1
Congestion Management $93.1
General Planning & Programs $169.8
Debt Service  $328.7
Total Expenses $5,568.4

 

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Take the new Metro parking survey
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 25, 2016 2:35 pm
Please take the new parking survey, which was posted a few days ago. With the paid parking pilot program recently approved for nine Metro Rail stations — including the three Expo extension ...
On Earth Day, take transit & fight climate change
Posted by Steve Hymon on April 22, 2016 7:00 am
Go Metro, Go Green, Save the Planet: an Expo Line test train in the Northvale Trench in Cheviot Hills. Photo by Steve Hymon/Metro. Sure, that headline is a self-serving message. But hey, I work in PR ...
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