Next stop: a better Blue Line.
Major improvements are underway for Metro’s oldest light rail line
Metro began significant improvements on the Blue Line in late January and will continue through September. Through these improvements, Metro will invest $350 million to enhance safety, increase reliability and improve the customer experience.
Blue Line stations out of service through September 2019
The Northern Segment of the Blue Line is out of service between Compton Station and 7th St/Metro Center from Saturday, June 1, 2019, through September 2019.
The Blue Line Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station will remain out of service throughout the Northern Segment closure, through September 2019. Green Line Willowbrook/Rosa Parks service will remain open.
The Southern Segment of the Blue Line is open between Downtown Long Beach and Compton Station, starting Saturday, June 1, 2019.
Flower Street Bus-only Lane Pilot
To improve service reliability and move more people through the urban center, Metro and LADOT are implementing an evening peak, temporary bus-only lane on southbound Flower St, between 7th St and 28th St/I-110 Freeway entrance. The bus lane pilot project will be in effect Monday through Friday, from 3 to 7 pm, until the New Blue Improvements Project is completed in September.
The pm peak bus only lane will cover 1.8 miles of Flower St between 7th St and 28th St, at the I-110 South ExpressLanes entrance.