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News Releases 2020

May 28, 2020
Metro’s Bold 2020 Long Range Transportation Plan set for 45-Day Public Review

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today authorized the release of the updated draft 2020 Long Range Transportation Plan, a $400-billion, 30-year transportation blueprint for our region. There will now be a 45-day public review period to gather additional comments from the public on the plan through July 13, 2020.

Keywords: Long Range Transportation Plan
May 26, 2020
Both of L.A. Metro’s Tunneling Machines Have Now Officially Reached Wilshire/Fairfax Station Site

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today reports that both of its massive tunneling machines have officially reached the future Wilshire/Fairfax subway station near the La Brea Tar Pits in the Miracle Mile. Tunneling for the first three miles of this four-mile initial project section is now complete.

Keywords: Purple Line Extension, Tunnel Boring Machines
May 18, 2020
LA Metro announces innovative partnership with Transit to replace agency’s smartphone app and improve customer experience

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has partnered with the Canadian-based company Transit to replace the agency’s smartphone app and collaborate on improving real-time bus and train arrival information for riders and the overall customer experience.

Keywords: Smartphone app, Android, iOS
May 13, 2020
C Line (Green) to suspend weekend service between Hawthorne/Lennox and Redondo Beach Stations on May 15 and June 19, 2020

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will suspend rail service on the C Line (Green) between Hawthorne/Lennox and Redondo Beach Stations on May  15 and June 19, 2020 to connect with the future Crenshaw/LAX Line.

Keywords: C Line (Green), Crenshaw/LAX Line, Hawthorne/Lennox, Redondo Beach
May 07, 2020
L.A. Metro to Require Use of Face Coverings on Metro Transit System Beginning May 11

Consistent with the countywide public health order requiring the use of face coverings in public places, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will require all transit riders to wear face coverings when using the Metro Bus and Rail system beginning Monday, May 11.    

Keywords: face coverings, COVID-19