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News Releases 2019

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
October 23, 2019
L.A. Metro to Host Community Workshops for the North Hollywood to Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites the public to attend a series of community workshops on the North Hollywood to Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit Project. 

Keywords: Measure M, SB-1, community workshop, North Hollywood, Pasadena, Bus Rapid Transit
October 21, 2019
Metro to Continue Weekday Bus Express Service from Long Beach to Downtown Los Angeles with Pilot Bus Line 456

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will continue its bus shuttle 860 express service from Long Beach to downtown Los Angeles with new bus line 456, as a pilot program beyond the Nov. 2 reopening of the A Line.

Keywords: Bus express service, pilot bus line 456
October 21, 2019
L.A. Metro Celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month with First-Ever Small Business Summit on October 30

In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will host its first-ever Small Business Summit on Oct. 30.

Keywords: Small Business Summit. Small Business Month, Metro's Women and Girls Governing Council
October 17, 2019
Metro reopens the A Line (Blue) on Saturday, Nov. 2; offers three days of free rides on A Line

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today announced the reopening of the A Line (Blue) on Saturday, Nov. 2, with three days of free rides – only on the A Line – from Saturday, Nov. 2, throughout Monday, Nov. 4.

Keywords: A Line, New Blue Improvements Project, free rides
October 16, 2019
Metro to Hold Four Community Meetings to Present Updated Information about Potential Routes for Northern Extension of the Crenshaw/LAX Line

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is holding four community meetings in October to provide updated information on alternatives to extend the Crenshaw/LAX Line to the north with connections to the Purple and Red Lines as well as numerous bus lines. The public is encouraged to attend and participate in the planning of this important Measure M transit project.

Keywords: Community meeting, Crenshaw/LAX, Measure M
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