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News Releases 2019

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
October 14, 2019
Avoid Traffic, Parking Challenges, Go Metro to Taste of Soul “Bring the Family” Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is encouraging the public to “Go Metro” to the 14th Annual Taste of Soul “Bring the Family” festival on Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Metro is Taste of Soul’s official transportation partner. 

Keywords: Taste of Soul, Expo Line, Expo/Crenshaw Station
October 03, 2019
L.A. Metro to Host Open House Sessions for Little Tokyo/Arts District Site Project on October 17

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites the public to attend an open house on Transit-Oriented Development plans for the Regional Connector Little Tokyo/Arts District Station site on Thursday, October 17.

Keywords: Transit-Oriented Development, Regional Connector, Little Tokyo/Arts District Station
October 02, 2019
Metro Releases 2019 Energy and Resource Report

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has released its 2019 Energy and Resource Report that identifies and adopts solutions to combat the impacts of climate change while improving air quality.

Keywords: Energy and Resource Report, climate change
October 01, 2019
Take Metro Dodger Stadium Express Service to NLDS Playoffs Beginning Oct. 3

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is set to provide free Dodger Stadium Express bus service from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles and the South Bay Harbor Gateway Transit Center for the National League Division Series Playoffs beginning Thursday, Oct. 3.  

Keywords: Dodger Stadium Express, Union Station, Harbor Gateway Transit Center
September 26, 2019
L.A. Metro Awards Contracts to Begin a 18-24 Month Feasibility Study to Evaluate the Possibility of Congestion Relief Pricing in L.A. County

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today approved two contracts and options totaling more than $5.5 million to assess how and where it would be possible to pilot a package of mobility improvements including congestion relief pricing in L.A. County, one of the world’s most traffic-clogged regions.

Keywords: Congestion relief pricing
September 26, 2019
Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington Announces Service Improvements to Help Alleviate Expo Line Crowding

Today Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) CEO Phillip A. Washington addressed recent customer concerns about Expo Line overcrowding, announcing several short-term and near-term solutions intended to create more train capacity for Expo Line riders.   

Keywords: Expo Line, service improvements
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