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Active Transportation

Active Transportation includes human-powered methods of travel, such as walking, bicycling or rolling to get from one place to another, including walking and biking to work or to connect to transit.​

Active Transportation Strategic Plan (ATSP)

The Active Transportation Strategic Plan (ATSP) is a county-wide effort to identify strategies to increase walking, bicycling and transit use in Los Angeles County.

Advanced Transit Vehicle Consortium (ATVC)

The Advanced Transit Vehicle Consortium (ATVC) was created as a joint venture between Metro and several city and regional agencies to study the development and viability of advanced technology transit vehicles.

Arterial ITS (AITS) Architecture Configuration Management Tool

These webpages have been developed to provide local agencies in Los Angeles County with a specific set of multimodal planning tools to develop arterial roadways.

Business Interruption Fund

Metro’s Business Interruption Fund (BIF) provides financial assistance to small “mom and pop” businesses located along the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project, the Little Tokyo area and the 2nd/Broadway segment along the Regional Connector and Phase 1 of the Purple Line Extension that are impacted by transit rail construction. Metro’s BIF is administered as a pilot program in partnership with Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation (PCR).

City of Los Angeles Downtown LA Streetcar

The Restoration of Historic Streetcar Service project is a public-private sector partnership and a key component of the Downtown Los Angeles "Bringing Back Broadway" revitalization initiative. 

Congestion Management Program

As the Congestion Management Agency for Los Angeles County, Metro is responsible for implementing the Congestion Management Program (CMP). The intent of the CMP Program is to address the impact of local growth on the regional transportation system.

Countywide Zero-Emission Trucks Collaborative

Metro is taking the lead in forming a Countywide Zero-Emission Trucks Collaborative to promote consistency among public agencies to catalyze the development and deployment of zero-emission trucks in LA County.

Environmental Compliance & Sustainability Section

ECSD is focused on minimizing the environmental, social, and financial impacts from the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the agency's facilities and operations, as well as procurement of its products and services.

Growing a Greener Workforce

Raising the Green IQ for Metro and the greater Los Angeles community by providing training for Envision and G-PRO Fundamentals

Immediate Needs Transportation Program

The Immediate Needs Transportation Program provides subsidized taxi service and/or transit subsidies to needy Los Angeles County residents who lack the resources to meet their transportation needs. 

Joint Development Program

The Metro Joint Development (JD) Program is a real estate management program that collaborates with qualified developers to build transit-oriented developments (TODs) on Metro-owned properties.

LA County Transit Subsidy Program

Depending on where you live, you may be eligible for a special discount on your transit pass. The County of Los Angeles contracts with Metro to sell 30-day passes at reduced rates to eligible seniors, persons with disabilities, and students who live in the unincorporated areas of the County.

Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan

Union Station is located adjacent to downtown Los Angeles, the region's civic center. As the regional transit hub, Union Station connects five bustling counties in Southern California via multiple rail and commuter lines, including Amtrak, Metro Rail (Red, Purple and Gold Lines) and Metrolink.

Metro EV Charge Stations

Metro is introducing electric vehicle (EV) charge stations at five Metro Rail station parking lots. The new Level 2 charge stations will allow riders with EVs to conveniently charge their cars while using the Metro system.

Metro’s Green Construction Equipment Initiative

Metro adopted a Green Construction Policy for its planning, construction, operations and procurement activities, and is committed to using green equipment in all construction projects performed on Metro properties and rights-of-way.

Metro Sustainability

Metro's commitment to creating a sustainable region and future for LA County begins with public transit, but goes well beyond bus and rail service to alternative fuels, emissions controls, countywide planning and more.

Metro Sustainability: Countywide Planning - archive

Countywide Planning provides leadership for the implementation of a regional transportation system that increases mobility, fosters walkable and livable communities, and minimizes greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impacts.

Metro Sustainability Training Workshops

Metro offers sustainability-related trainings that support Metro plans and policies. The training programs are intended to provide education opportunities for local agency partners regarding Metro’s multiple plans, methodologies, and benefits.

Multi-County Goods Movement Action Plan

Regional transportation planners crafted this comprehensive plan to address how train- and truck-borne cargo can move throughout Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties without adversely impacting local communities and the environment.

Office of Extraordinary Innovation

From public private capital partnerships to cutting edge new technologies, The Office of Extraordinary Innovation was established to explore new ways to move LA by finding and testing leading-edge ideas that have potential to improve mobility for the people in the region.

Program Management Office (PMO)

The Program Management Office (PMO), which was created in September 2010 primarily in response to Measure R, is the oversight component of Measure R projects in addition to other projects that are ongoing. 

Public-Private Partnerships for Metro Transportation Projects

The Public-Private Partnership project has Metro identify and detail specific highway or transit projects that are currently unfunded and could be completed with financing and project implementation arrangements with the private sector.

Regional Rail

The Regional Rail team at Metro is responsible for planning, programming, and implementing projects in L.A. County along Metro owned railroad right-of-ways. This team is involved with all passenger rail activities in the County, including Metrolink, Amtrak, and high speed rail.

Rider Relief

The Rider Relief Transportation Program (RRTP) provides fare subsidy coupons to eligible riders who purchase daily, weekly, or monthly Metro passes, the TAP cash purse option or EZ transit passes from participating Southern California transit systems.

Safe Routes to School

Metro’s Safe Routes to School Program benefits neighborhoods and school communities by promoting safe travel, healthy exercise, traffic congestion reduction and air quality improvements around schools.

Safe Routes to School - Resource Manual

Metro’s Countywide Safe Routes to School Resource Manual provides guidance, resources, and program suggestions to aid schools in building and sustaining a successful SRTS program.

Signal Synchronization Training

Metro has developed a comprehensive and detailed signal operation and maintenance program to upgrade the skills of local traffic engineers and signal maintenance personnel.

Small Business Week

Metro is committed to supporting small businesses within Los Angeles County, understanding how vital small businesses are to building a world-class transportation system.

Sustainability Council

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Transit Supportive Planning

This program awards competitive grants to encourage the development and adoption of local land use regulations that are supportive of TOD .

Transportation Improvement Program

The six-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a federal and state mandated programming document that contains financial and other information about local and state highway transit projects and services.

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