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December 29, 2010
Go Metro to the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® festivities

The 2011 Tournament of Roses Queen® and members of the Royal Court visited the Metro Gold Line in the Little Tokyo/Arts District today to encourage the public to utilize Metro Rail to attend the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® as well as all New Year's celebrations and Rosebowl Game® Presented by VIZIO in Pasadena.

Keywords: "Tournament of Roses" "Rose Queen" "Little Tokyo" Pasadena Rosebowl

December 28, 2010
Metro ofrece pasaje gratis y servicio toda la noche en los trenes Metro incluyendo la Línea Naranja la noche de Año Nuevo

Metro recuerda al público que habrá servicio las 24 horas en los trenes Metro y la Línea Naranja del Metro para que los usuarios que utilicen el transporte público puedan viajar a los eventos del Torneo de las Rosas en Pasadena. Esta es una opción para que la gente no tenga que conducir.

Keywords: "servicio toda la noche" "pasaje gratis"

December 28, 2010
Metro to Offer Free Fares and all night service on Metro Rail, Metro Orange Line New Year’s Eve

Metro is reminding the public that there will be 24-hour service on Metro Rail and the Metro Orange Line busway to accommodate patrons taking public transit to the Tournament of Roses events in Pasadena. This is an option for people attending the parade so they don't have to drive.

Keywords: "all night service" "free fares"

December 27, 2010
Autobuses Metro funcionarán con horario de día festivo el día de Año Nuevo pero trenes de Metro y de Línea Naranja ofrecerán servicio extra

Los autobuses Metro funcionarán con horario de día Domingo el Día de Año Nuevo, sin embargo, habrá servicio extra en todas las cinco líneas de trenes incluyendo en la Línea Naranja del Metro para ayudar a los usuarios del Metro a que tomen transporte público a los eventos del Torneo de las Rosas en Pasadena.

Keywords: "Año Nuevo" "horario de día festivo"

December 27, 2010
Metro to Operate Holiday Schedule New Year’s Day but Metro Rail Trains, Orange Line Buses will Offer Extra Service

Metro Buses on New Year's Day will operate on a Sunday schedule, however, there will be extra service on Metro Rail and the Metro Orange Line busway to accommodate patrons taking public transit to the Tournament of Roses events in Pasadena.

Keywords: "New Year's" "extra service

December 22, 2010
Metro to Operate Holiday Schedule Saturday, Dec. 25 Christmas Day

All Metro buses and Metro Rail trains will be operating on a holiday/Sunday schedule on Saturday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day.

Keywords: "service advisory" "Sunday schedule" "Christmas Day"

December 21, 2010
U.S. Department of Transportation to Award Metro $2 Million for Van Nuys Corridor Project and Transit Forecasting Model

In a move that marks new progress for the region's aggressive Measure R agenda and 30/10 Initiative, The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to receive a $2 million grant to perform an analysis of transit alternatives for the Van Nuys corridor in the San Fernando Valley and for support work for other Measure R transit projects.

Keywords: "Van Nuys Corridor Project" "Measure R"

December 21, 2010
Departamento de Transporte Federal otorga 2 millones de dólares a Metro para el Proyecto del Corredor Van Nuys

En una decisión que marca un nuevo progreso para la región de agresiva agenda de la Iniciativa 30/10 y la Medida R, el Departamento de Transporte federal anunció hoy que ha seleccionado a Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) para recibir un fondo de 2 millones de dólares para llevar acabo un análisis de alternativas de transporte para el corredor Van Nuys en el Valle de San Fernando y otros proyectos de transporte público de la Medida R.

Keywords: "Proyecto del Corredor Van Nuys" "Medida R"

December 15, 2010
Metro customer survey shows majority of riders are satisfied with Metro bus and rail service

A recently conducted survey of more than 17,500 Metro riders shows that 86 percent of those polled indicated that they either agree or strongly agree that they are satisfied with Metro bus and rail service compared to 14 percent who disagree, and 79 percent believed that the Metro bus/rail system is better today than a year ago.

Keywords: "customer survey" Bus, Rail

December 15, 2010
Encuesta de usuarios demuestra que mayoría de pasajeros están satisfechos con servicio de trenes y autobuses de Metro

Una encuesta recientemente llevada a cabo entre más de 17,500 pasajeros de Metro demostró que el 86 por ciento por los encuestados indicaron que están satisfechos o muy satisfechos con los servicios de los autobuses y trenes Metro en comparación con un 14 por ciento que no estuvo de acuerdo y un 79 por ciento que cree que el sistema de trenes y autobuses Metro está mejor que hace un año.

Keywords: Encuesta pasajeros satisfechos

December 13, 2010
Metro ofrecerá pasaje gratuito en Nochebuena y Noche de Año Nuevo en todos los autobuses y trenes Metro

Déje a Metro que conduzca - Para promover una temporada navideña segura, Metro ofrecerá un programa especial de pasajes gratuitos para el uso de todos las líneas de autobuses y trenes Metro que operen en Nochebuena y la noche del Año Nuevo.

Keywords: " pasaje gratuito" "Nochebuena" "Año Nuevo"

December 13, 2010
Metro to Offer Special Holiday Free Fares Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve on all Metro Buses and Metro Rail Lines

Leave the Driving to Metro -- To promote a safe holiday season, Metro will offer a special holiday free fare program for all Metro Bus and Metro Rail lines operating on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Keywords: holiday "free fares" "Christmas Eve" "New Year's Eve"

December 10, 2010
Soil and Seismic Testing to Begin on Westside Subway Extension Project

Starting Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will begin conducting geotechnical tests at more than 200 locations along the planned alignment of the Westside Subway Extension as the next step for planning and engineering the project.

Keywords: Westside soil testing

December 10, 2010
Se inician pruebas de tierra y sísmicas en el proyecto del tren subterráneo al oeste de Los Angeles

A partir del Lunes 13 de Diciembre, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) comenzará a realizar pruebas geotécnicas en más de 200 lugares a lo largo de la trayectoria planeada de la extensión del tren subterráneo al Westside como el próximo paso de planeación e ingeniería del proyecto.

Keywords: "westside subway extension" "extensión del tren subterráneo al Westside"

December 09, 2010
Go Metro to tree lighting ceremony in Willowbrook, Friday, December 10

Go Metro to the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Friday, December 10, at 5 p.m. at the Multi-service Ambulatory Care Center in Willowbrook where Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles County Supervisor and Metro Board member Mark Ridley-Thomas will preside over the Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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December 09, 2010
Metro ofrecerá viajes gratis a estudiantes para que asistan a actividades patrocinadas por escuelas

La Junta de Directores de Metro aprobó hoy permitir a los estudiantes de escuelas públicas y privadas dentro del Condado de Los Angeles a que viajen en el sistema Metro de manera gratuita para asistir a excursiones y actividades escolares que se lleven a cabo fuera de las horas pico. La meta es promover la realización de excursiones escolares, aún durante esta temporada de dificultades económicas. 

Keywords: "viajes gratis" estudiantes excursiones

December 09, 2010
Metro will Offer Free Rides to Students for School-Sponsored Activities

The Metro Board voted today to allow students from public and private schools in Los Angeles County to ride Metro for free to and from school-sanctioned field trips and activities during non rush-hour periods. The goal is to encourage school field trips, even during this time of stretched educational budgets.

Keywords: education "field trips" Villaraigosa schools "los angeles"

December 09, 2010
Winter Metro Motion Show Features Transit-Devoted Actor Vincent Kartheiser of TV's 'Mad Men' Who's Crazy for Metro

In the newest edition of Metro Motion, now running on television and the web, we tag along on a trip down the Metro Red Line with actor and regular Metro rider Vincent Kartheiser of TV's "Mad Men." Kartheiser abandoned his car for public transit to help make Los Angeles -- and the world -- a better place. He says the switch has improved his life, as well as his commute.

Keywords: "Metro Motion" "Vincent Kartheiser" "Mad Men" I-405 "Mark Ridley-Thomas" Crenshaw "Marilin Archie" Pasadena "Rose Parade"

December 09, 2010
Metro Motion de invierno presenta al actor Vincent Kartheiser, del programa “Mad Men” y fiel usuario del transporte publico

En la más reciente edición de Metro Motion, ahora en televisión y en Internet, viajamos en la Línea Roja del Metro junto con el actor y usuario regular de Metro Vincent Kartheiser del programa de televisión "Mad Men". Kartheiser dejo a un lado su automóvil para usar transporte público y contribuir a que Los Angeles -y el mundo entero-, sean un mejor lugar para vivir.

Keywords: "Metro Motion" invierno

December 09, 2010
Viaje en Metro al encendido de las luces del árbol navideño de Willowbrook, este Viernes 10 de Diciembre

Viaje en Metro a la ceremonia del encendido de las luces del árbol navideño este Viernes 10 de Diciembre a las 5 p.m. en el Multi-service Ambulatory Care Center de Willowbrook, donde el Gobernador del Estado Arnold Schwarzenegger y el Supervisor del Condado de Los Angeles e integrante de la Junta de Directores de Metro Mark Ridley-Thomas presidirán la ceremonia.

Keywords: "árbol navideño" Willowbrook

December 08, 2010
Go Metro to 20th Anniversary of Mariachi Festival in Boyle Heights

Metro can be the best option for those planning to go to the 20th anniversary of the Mariachi Festival on Sunday, December 19, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights.

Keywords: Mariachi "Mariachi Plaza" Festival "Mariachi Sol de México de Jose Hernandez" "Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles" "Mariachi Voz de America" "Mariachi Santa Cecilia"

December 08, 2010
Viaje en Metro a celebrar el vigésimo aniversario del Festival del Mariachi en Boyle Heights

Metro es la mejor opción para quienes planean asistir al vigésimo aniversario del Festival del Mariachi el Domingo 19 de Diciembre de 2010, de 10 de la mañana a 5 de la tarde en la Plaza del Mariachi en Boyle Heights.

Keywords: "Festival del Mariachi" "Boyle Heights"

December 01, 2010
Metro efectuara cambios al servicio de autobuses a partir del 12 de diciembre

A partir del Domingo 12 de Diciembre, Metro estará realizando cambios al servicio de sus autobuses para mejorar la eficiencia y efectividad del sistema Metro a través de una mejor utilización de sus recursos.

Keywords: "cambios al servicio" autobus

November 30, 2010
Power Line Relocation Work on I-405 at Ohio Avenue Planned Nov. 30, Dec. 1

Southern California Edison will be relocating overhead power lines at Ohio Avenue, east and west of the I-405 freeway, starting Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, for two nights. This work requires a full closure of southbound 405 and traffic breaks on northbound 405 from midnight to 5 a.m.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" construction

November 30, 2010
Se cambiarán cableado eléctrico en avenida Ohio y autopista I-405 el 30 de Noviembre y 1 de Diciembre

La compañía Southern California Edison cambiará el cableado eléctrico en la avenida Ohio al este y oeste de la autopista I-405, a partir del Martes 30 de Noviembre por dos noches consecutivas.

Keywords: "autopista I-405" "cableado electrico"

November 29, 2010
Metro Bus Service Changes to be Implemented Sunday, December 12

Effective Sunday, December 12, Metro is making bus service changes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Metro system through better use of resources.

Keywords: "bus service" "Metro Rapid" "

November 24, 2010
Metro informará sobre la futura instalación de mantenimiento para tren ligero del Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX propuesta

Metro llevará a cabo una reunión comunitaria el Miércoles 1 de Diciembre, en la ciudad de Hawthorne para informar a los residentes de los diferentes sitios propuestos para las instalaciones de mantenimiento que han sido seleccionadas para revisión ambiental como parte del proyecto del tren ligero del Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX.

Keywords: "Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX"

November 24, 2010
Metro to update community on proposed new maintenance facility for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor light rail project

Metro will hold a Community Open House on Wednesday, December 1, in the City of Hawthorne to update the community on various proposed sites for a maintenance facility selected for environmental review as part of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project light rail line.

Keywords: Crenshaw LAX Hawthorne "light rail"

November 23, 2010
Go Metro to the 2010 Hollywood Christmas Parade

With the Hollywood Christmas Parade just around the corner on Sunday, November 28, taking Metro is the fastest and easiest way to get to Hollywood to enjoy this year's parade and avoid all the traffic and parking hassles.

Keywords: Hollywood "Christmas Parade" "Metro Red Line"

November 23, 2010
Viaje en Metro a ver el espectáculo Navideño de las Rockettes Radio City Music Hall 2010

Las Rockettes, famosas por sus rutinas de baile sincronizado y su espectáculo navideño estarán en el Teatro Nokia de L.A. Live, del 9 al 12 de Diciembre, a una corta caminata desde la estación Pico/Chick Hearn de la Línea Azul del Metro.

Keywords: "Espectaculo Navideno" Rockettes

November 23, 2010
Go Metro to see 2010 Rockettes Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular

The Rockettes, famous for their unison high-kick routines and their annual Chirstmas show will be at Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live Dec. 9-12, just a five-minute walk from Metro Pico/Chick Hearns Station.

Keywords: Rockettes "Radio City Music Hall" Christmas

November 22, 2010
Servicio de autobuses y trenes Metro funcionará en horario de día festivo este Día de Acción de Gracias, Jueves 25 de Noviembre

Todos los autobuses y trenes Metro funcionarán bajo un horario de Domingo este Día de Acción de Gracias, Jueves 25 de Noviembre.

Keywords: "Dia de accion de gracias"

November 22, 2010
Metro to Operate on Holiday Schedule on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25

All Metro Buses and Metro Rail trains will be operating on a Sunday schedule on Thursday, November 25, Thanksgiving Day

Keywords: "Thanksgiving day" "Sunday schedule"

November 17, 2010
Servicio de autobuses Metro será desviado este Sábado 20 de Noviembre debido al Desfile de Navidad en Huntington Park

Varias líneas de autobuses serán desviadas este Sábado 20 de Noviembre, a partir de las 6 de la mañana hasta las 12 de la medianoche debido al tradicional Desfile de Navidad de Huntington Park que se llevará a cabo en esa ciudad.

Keywords: "Desfile de Navidad de Huntington Park"

November 17, 2010
Metro Bus service to be detoured Saturday, Nov. 20, due to annual Huntington Park Christmas Parade

Several Metro Bus lines will be detoured Saturday, Nov. 20, between 6 a.m. to 12 midnight due to the 60th Annual Huntington Park Christmas Parade in Huntington Park.

Keywords: "Huntington Park Christmas Parade"

November 16, 2010
Metro is Converting All Remaining Senior and Disabled Patron Paper Passes and Stamps to TAP Cards Beginning Dec. 26, 2010

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is converting all remaining paper passes and stamps for seniors and disabled patrons to a plastic Transit Access Pass (TAP) card. All seniors and disabled pass holders who have not applied for a TAP card are encouraged to apply now as paper passes and stamps are being discontinued.

Keywords: senior, disabled, "transit passes" "TAP cards"

November 16, 2010
Go511.com keeps improving traffic information service on website; provides 511 traffic map to embed on websites

The Los Angeles County Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (LA SAFE) in partnership with Metro is improving the traffic and transit information website Go511.com with a new free tool that allows other Internet sites to easily embed the 511 traffic map. This will allow sites to provide traffic information without requiring users to link out to another site.

Keywords: embed, "511 traffic map" Go511.com

November 16, 2010
Se inicia en Los Angeles la campaña ¿Ve algo?, Diga Algo”

A partir del Lunes 13 de Diciembre, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) comenzará a realizar pruebas geotécnicas en más de 200 lugares a lo largo de la trayectoria planeada de la extensión del tren subterráneo al Westside como el próximo paso de planeación e ingeniería del proyecto.

Keywords: "See Something Say Something” "airport safety" "transit safety"

November 16, 2010
Go Metro for Holiday Shopping

Whether you've been naughty or nice … it's holiday shopping time again. So take a deep breath, gather up your nickels and dimes and jump aboard Metro to reach some of the best shopping spots in town.

Keywords: "holiday shopping"

November 16, 2010
Metro cambiará sus pases de papel y estampillas de los usuarios de edad avanzada y minusválidos a Tap Card a partir del 26 de Diciembre

La Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles cambiará todos los pases de papel y estampillas que aun son utilizados por ancianos y minusválidos a la nueva tarjeta de plástico Transit Access Pass (TAP).

Keywords: "nueva tarjeta" "Transit Access Pass (TAP)"

November 16, 2010
Viaje en Metro para ir de Compras

Aunque se haya portado bien o mal....es tiempo de las compras navideñas. Así que tómese un gran respiro y junte sus centavos y súbase a Metro para llegar a los mejores centros de compras de la ciudad.

Keywords: "Viaje en Metro" compras

November 16, 2010
See Something, Say Something campaign launches in L.A.

LOS ANGELES — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority today announced the expansion of the nationwide “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign at historic Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, to raise public awareness and strengthen security in America in anticipation of the busy holiday travel season.

Keywords: “If You See Something, Say Something” security, holiday travel, "airport safety", "transit safety"

November 10, 2010
Viaje en Metro a presenciar el Desfile Navideño de Hollywood

Con Metro es mas fácil ver de cerca el Desfile Navideño de Hollywood el Domingo 28 de Noviembre a partir  de las 6 de la tarde. Tome la Línea Roja del Metro y bájese en las estaciones Hollywood/Highland o en Hollywood/Vine, que quedan a unos pasos de la ruta del desfile.

Keywords: " Desfile Navideño de Hollywood" "Linea Roja del Metro"

November 10, 2010
Go Metro to see the 2010 Hollywood Christmas Parade

Metro makes it easy to see this year's Hollywood Christmas Parade up close at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28. Take the Metro Red Line and get off at Hollywood/Highland or Hollywood/Vine Stations, which are just steps away from the parade route.

Keywords: Hollywood "Christmas Parade" "Metro Red Line"

November 09, 2010
Power line relocation work on I-405 at Ohio Avenue planned November 9

The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power will be finishing the relocation of overhead power lines at Ohio Ave, east and west of the I-405 freeway tonight, Tuesday, November 9, 2010. Power lines will be strung across Northbound and Southbound 405 at Ohio Avenue and will require a full Southbound 405 freeway closure for one night only.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" construction

November 09, 2010
Autobuses y trenes Metro funcionaran bajo horario normal este Jueves 11 de Noviembre, Día de los Veteranos

Los autobuses y trenes del sistema de transporte publico Metro, incluyendo las líneas Azul, Roja, Verde, Morada y Dorada, funcionarán bajo un horario normal este Jueves 11 de Noviembre de 2010, Día de los Veteranos.

Keywords: "horario normal" "Dia de los Veteranos"

November 09, 2010
Metro to Operate on Regular Service Schedule on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11

All Metro operated buses and Metro Rail trains that include the Metro Red, Purple, Blue, Green and Gold Lines will operate on a regular schedule on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.

Keywords: "Veterans Day" service schedule

November 09, 2010
Se planea realizar el cambio de cableado eléctrico en la avenida Ohio sobre autopista I-405 el Viernes 9 de Noviembre

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power estará terminando la reubicación del cableado eléctrico en la avenida Ohio, esta noche Martes 9 de Noviembre, al este y oeste de la autopista I-405.

Keywords: "cableado eléctrico" "autopista I-405"

November 09, 2010
Metro Dodger Stadium Express Bus Service Used By More Than 122,000 Fans During The Regular 2010 Dodger Baseball Season

Metro's Dodger Stadium Express bus service from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles to Dodger Stadium during the past 2010 Dodger baseball season was used by 122,273 fans with more than 60 percent of those riders using public transit from their place of origin to get to Union Station to take advantage of the special bus service to the games.

Keywords: "Metro Dodger Stadium Express Bus" "special bus service" baseball games

November 08, 2010
Metro implements new transit information number 323.GO.METRO

The well-known telephone number 1.800.COMMUTE, funded by Caltrans for transportation information in Los Angeles County, is being discontinued. Metro will now provide bus and rail information through a new easy-to-remember number 323.GO.METRO (323) 466-3876.

Keywords: 323.GO.METRO 1.800.COMMUTE "transit info"

November 08, 2010
Metro implementa nuevo número de información para transporte público 323.GO.METRO

El conocido número telefónico 1.800.COMMUTE, financiado por Caltrans para información sobre transporte público en el condado de Los Angeles está siendo descontinuado. Metro proveerá información sobre autobuses y trenes a través de un nuevo número telefónico fácil de recordar 323.GO.METRO, (323) 466-3876.

Keywords: "323.GO.METRO"información transporte

November 05, 2010
Lane re-striping work on southbound I-405 at Sunset Bridge planned November 5

As part of the reconstruction of the Sunset Bridge, the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor will shift the traffic lanes on the southbound San Diego Freeway at the Sunset Bridge Friday, Nov. 5. This activity requires the full closure of the southbound I-405 between Sunset Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard for one night only.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" "Sunset Bridge" construction

November 05, 2010
Cierre de Línea Azul del Metro en los tres próximos fines de semana desde estación Washington a 7th St/Metro Center por construcción de Línea Expo

Los pasajeros de la Línea Azul del Metro sufrirán retrasos de hasta 40 minutos por los próximos tres fines de semana a partir de esta noche, 5 de Noviembre, debido a la construcción de la línea Expo del tren ligero, la cual se conectará con la Línea Azul en el centro de Los Angeles. Autobuses Metro ofrecerán un servicio similar al de la ruta del tren durante las obras de construcción entre las estaciones Washington y 7th St/Metro Center.

Keywords: service alert, Blue Line, Expo Line, construction

November 05, 2010
Full closure of Metro Blue Line service set for the next three weekends from Washington Station to 7th St/Metro Center due to construction work on the Expo light rail line

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes for the next three weekends beginning tonight, November 5, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: service alert, Blue Line, Expo Line, construction

November 05, 2010
Se retrazarán los carriles de la autopista I-405 en dirección al sur a la altura del puente Sunset

Como parte del trabajo de reconstrucción del puente Sunset, el contratista del Proyecto de Mejoras de la autopista I-405 Sepulveda Pass reubicará y pintará los carriles con dirección al sur en la autopista San Diego a la altura del puente Sunset el Viernes 5 de Septiembre.

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October 29, 2010
Servicio de Línea Azul del Metro sufrirá demoras debido a trabajos de mantenimiento en calle Anaheim en Long Beach a partir del 29 de Octubre

Los pasajeros de la Línea Azul del Metro tendrán demoras de hasta 30 minutos en el servicio a partir de la noche del Viernes 29 de Octubre debido a trabajos de mantenimiento en las vías del tren en el bulevar Long Beach y la calle Anaheim en Long Beach.

Keywords: "Línea Azul del Metro" "trabajos de mantenimiento" "Long Beach"

October 29, 2010
Metro Blue Line service to be delayed due to maintenance work on Anaheim Street in Long Beach beginning October 29

Metro Blue Line passengers in Long Beach will experience service delays up to 30 minutes this coming weekend beginning Friday night, October 29, due to rail-track maintenance work on Long Beach Boulevard at Anaheim Street.

Keywords: "Metro Blue Line" "maintenance work" "Long Beach"

October 28, 2010
Funcionarios de transporte público buscan soluciones durante cumbre anual

ANAHEIM, California - Enfrentando una recuperación económica tardía, funcionarios de transporte y líderes empresariales unen esfuerzos para marcar un énfasis en que "los proyectos de transporte acelerarán la creación de trabajos y un antídoto para la recesión", dijo Marnie Primmer, Directora de Mobility 21, una coalición de transporte del sur de California.

Keywords: "Tranporte publico" "Cumbre anual" "Mobility 21"

October 28, 2010
Metro Board Advances Westside Subway Extension and Regional Connector Projects

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors today approved the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/R) for the Westside Subway Extension and Regional Connector projects, clearing the way for both projects to enter final environmental review and preliminary engineering.

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October 28, 2010
Mobility 21: Transportation Officials Seek Solutions at Annual Summit

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Facing a stubborn economy that is taking longer to recover, transportation officials and business leaders are joining forces to highlight that "transportation projects will accelerate much-needed job creation and be the antidote for the recession," said Marnie Primmer, Executive Director of Mobility 21, Southern California's transportation coalition.

Keywords: Mobility21, transportation, infrastructure, funding

October 22, 2010
Go Metro to the Diwali Indian Fair in San Fernando Valley Oct. 30

Take the Metro Orange Line to the Diwali Festival of Lights Fair to enjoy Indian culture on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Keywords: Diwali Festival of Lights, India, San Fernando Valley, Reseda High School

October 22, 2010
Viaje en Metro al festival Diwali Indian Fair en el Valle de San Fernando este 30 de Octubre

Viaje en la Línea Naranja del Metro al Festival DIwali Festival of Lights Fair para disfrutar la cultura India el Sábado 30 de Octubre de 4 de la tarde a 10 de la noche.

Keywords: "Festival DIwali" cultura India

October 22, 2010
Metro Bus service to be impacted this afternoon by a rally and march in downtown Los Angeles, MacArthur Park area
Metro Bus service will be detoured this afternoon Friday, October 22, due to a rally and march beginning at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles and then proceeding down to MacArthur Park in Westlake.
Keywords: rally, bus service, detours, march

October 22, 2010
Servicio de autobuses Metro será afectado este mediodía debido a mitin y marcha de protesta en centro de Los Angeles y MacArthur Park
El servicio de autobuses Metro será desviado este mediodía Viernes 22 de Octubre debido a un mitin y marcha de protesta que se iniciará en Pershing Square en el centro de Los Angeles y luego procederá al parque MacArthur en Westlake.
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October 21, 2010
Metro remembers former Board member, Senator Jenny Oropeza

Los Angeles County Supervisor and MTA Board Chair Don Knabe issues statement in remembrance of State Senator Jenny Oropeza

Keywords: Jenny Oropeza, remembrance

October 21, 2010
Servicio de autobuses Metro será desviado cerca de USC y Coliseo en área del centro de Los Angeles este Viernes 22 de Octubre por visita presidencial

El servicio de autobuses Metro será afectado el Viernes 22 de Octubre, alrededor del área de USC y el Coliseo alrededor de la mañana debido a la visita del Presidente Obama a Los Angeles.

Keywords: service alert, bus detours, USC

October 21, 2010
Metro recuerda a Senadora estatal Jenny Oropeza, ex integrante de la Junta de Directores

El Supervisor del Condado de Los Angeles y Director de la Junta Ejecutiva de MTA Don Knabe emite una declaración en memoria de la Senadora Estatal Jenny Oropeza.

Keywords: "Senadora estatal" "Jenny Oropeza"

October 21, 2010
Metro Bus and Rail service to be impacted this weekend in downtown Los Angeles due to construction work on Expo Line, Rock & Roll Half Marathon

Metro Bus and Rail service will be impacted by detours and delays in downtown Los Angeles area beginning tonight at 9 p.m. until Monday, October 25, due to the continue construction work to tie-in the tracks of the future Expo Line with the Metro Blue Line and the Rock & Roll Half Marathon to be held on Sunday, October 24.

Keywords: Expo Line, Rock & Rock Half Marathon

October 21, 2010
Metro Bus service will experience detours near USC-Coliseum area of downtown Los Angeles on Friday, October 22, due to Presidential visit

Metro Bus service will be impacted on Friday, October 22, around the USC-Coliseum area during the mid-morning hours due to President Barack Obama's visit to Los Angeles.

Keywords: service alert, bus detours, USC

October 20, 2010
Metro celebra préstamo federal por 546 millones de dólares para proyecto del Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX del tren ligero

Funcionarios de Metro celebraron el anunció del Departamento Federal de Transporte (USDOT) por el prestamos a bajos intereses de 546 millones de dólares para el proyecto del Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX del Tren Ligero que representa una gran inversión en servicios públicos en el sur de Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Crenshaw/LAX" " tren ligero" préstamo

October 20, 2010
Metro Applauds U.S. Department of Transportation’s $546 million Loan for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project

Metro officials today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announcement of a low interest loan of $546 million for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project, representing the largest public works investment in South Los Angeles.

Keywords: Crenshaw, light rail, Measure R, 30/10, TIFIA, USDOT

October 15, 2010
Metro llevará a cabo talleres comunitarios sobre el proyecto del tren ligero en Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX

Metro llevará a cabo varios talleres comunitarios sobre la planificación de estaciones para el proyecto del tren ligero del Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX a partir del 28 de Octubre, las cuales incluirán información actualizada sobre la instalación de mantenimiento.

Keywords: "talleres comunitarios" "tren ligero Crenshaw/LAX"

October 15, 2010
Metro to hold community workshops for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Light Rail Project

Metro will hold several station area planning community workshops for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project beginning October 28 that will include an update on the evaluation of maintenance facility locations for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project. Maintenance Facility sites to be considered, evaluated

Keywords: "community workshops" "Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Light Rail Project"

October 14, 2010
Oct. 14, 2010: Skirball Bridge Demolition Work, Freeway Closures to Conclude Early

It is anticipated that tonight, Thursday, October 14, 2010, will be the final night of the Skirball Bridge demolition activity for the north side of the bridge. The schedule of work for the demolition activity is ending two days early because the contractor has been able to finish work more quickly than planned.

Keywords: I-405, "Sepulveda Pass" construction, Skirball

October 14, 2010
Termina antes de lo previsto demolición del puente Skirball y cierre de autopista 405 en el Sepuleva Pass

 

Se anticipa que esta noche, Jueves 14 de Octubre de 2010, sea la noche final de la demolición de la parte norte del puente Skirball.

Keywords: demolición puente autopista "trabajo nocturno

October 13, 2010
Trabajo de demolición del puente Skirball se adelanta debido a rapido progreso en la sección sur sobre carriles del I-405

Debido a que el contratista ha terminado el trabajo de la sección del puente localizada sobre los carriles dirección sur de la autopista I-405, los cierres programados para realizar el trabajo de demolición y reconstrucción del Puente Skirbal han cambiado de horario.

Keywords: "autopista I-405" "Puente Skirbal"

October 13, 2010
Skirball Bridge demolition schedule has changed due to early completion of work on section over southbound lanes of I-405 freeway

The schedule and associated closures for the Skirball Bridge demolition and reconstruction work activity has changed due to the contractor's early completion of work on the section of the bridge that is located over the southbound I-405 freeway. The demolition work over this section of the Skirball Bridge has been completed earlier than planned.

Keywords: I-405, "Skirball Bridge" construction

October 12, 2010
Go Metro to Experience a Victorian Halloween at Heritage Square Oct. 23-24

Take the Metro Gold Line to Heritage Square Museum's 7th annual Halloween and Mourning Tours program to enjoy an entirely different look at Halloween on the weekend of October 23-24 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 3800 Homer St. off the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway at Ave 43 just north of Downtown.

Keywords: "Heritage Square" Halloween

October 12, 2010
Viaje en Metro al “Heritage Square” para celebrar “Halloween” al estilo época Victoriana del 23 al 24 de Octubre

Tome la Línea Dorada del Metro para ir a Heritage Square Museum's y disfrute de Halloween y un recorrido de luto completamente diferente el fin de semana del 23 y 24 de Octubre desde las 12 del mediodía hasta las 4 de la tarde.

Keywords: "Heritage Square Museum" Halloween "época Victoriana"

October 07, 2010
Skirball Bridge Demolition, Reconstruction Planned as Next Milestone for I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project

Marking the second bridge replacement milestone for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project, contractors are set to begin demolition of one-half of the Skirball Center Drive Bridge in the Sepulveda Pass beginning Tuesday night, Oct. 12 for approximately five consecutive nights.

Keywords: I-405, "Sepulveda Pass" construction, Skirball

October 07, 2010
Demolición y reconstrucción del puente Skirball siguiente meta del Proyecto de Mejoras de la Autopista I-405 Sepulveda Pass

Con el reemplazamiento del segundo puente se logra otra meta más del Proyecto de Mejoras de la Autopista I-405 Sepulveda Pass, el contratista iniciará la demolición de la primera mitad del puente Skirball en el Sepulveda Pass a partir del Martes 12 de Octubre por aproximadamente cinco noches consecutivas. 

Keywords: mejoras "puente Skirball" cierres

October 07, 2010
Metro Gold Line service restored

Metro Gold Line service has been restored between Allen station and the Sierra Madre Villa station in Pasadena.

Keywords: "Metro Gold Line service restored"

October 07, 2010
Información de última hora: 2:37 p.m. : Metro reanuda servicio de trenes de la Línea Dorada del Metro

El servicio de trenes de la Línea Dorada del Metro entre las estaciones Allen y Sierra Madre Villa en Pasadena ha sido reanudado.

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October 07, 2010
Servicio de Autobuses Metro se vera Afectado por Ciclavia este Domingo 10 de Octubre

El servicio de autobuses Metro será afectado este Domingo 10 de Octubre en el área de  Los Angeles debido a el evento CicLAvia, que se llevara a cabo a partir de las  9 de la mañana hasta aproximadamente las 5 de la tarde.

Keywords: evento CicLAvia Domingo

October 07, 2010
Metro Bus services to be impacted by CicLAvia Sunday, Oct. 10

Metro Bus service will be impacted this Sunday, October 10, in the Los Angeles area due to CicLAvia beginning 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Several Metro Rail Stations will provide service along the CicLAvia event route.

Keywords: CicLAvia

October 06, 2010
Metro llevara a cabo cuatro juntas comunitarias para informar al publico sobre el Proyecto de Extensión de La Linea Verde del Metro a South Bay

Metro llevará a cabo cuatro juntas comunitarias a partir del Miércoles 20 de Octubre para actualizar al público sobre el Proyecto de Extensión de la Línea Verde del Metro a South Bay. Estas juntas tienen como finalidad recibir comentarios y sugerencias por parte del público, al avanzar el proceso ambiental para extender el servicio de trenes hacia el área de South Bay y así aumentar la movilización en el área suroeste del condado de Los Angeles.

Keywords: "juntas comunitarias" "South Bay" "Linea Verde"

October 06, 2010
Metro to hold four community meetings to update the public on the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension Project

Metro will hold four community meetings beginning Wednesday, October 20, to update the public on the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension project. The purpose of these meetings is to seek public comments and input as the environmental process continues for extending rail service farther into the South Bay to improve mobility in southwest Los Angeles County.

Keywords: "green line" 'South Bay"

October 05, 2010
Viaje en metro a la feria de la calle Sherman Oaks el Doming 17 de Octubre

Viaje en Metro para divertirse y unirse a la Cámara de Comercio Sherman Oaks en la 20ava Feria de la calle Sherman Oaks el Domingo 17 de Octubre de las 10 de la mañana a las 6 de la tarde.

Keywords: "Feria de la calle Sherman Oaks"

October 05, 2010
Go Metro to Sherman Oaks Street Fair Sunday, Oct. 17

Go Metro to have some fun and join the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce for the 20th annual Sherman Oaks Street Fair Sunday, October 17, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At the Valley’s largest free street fair, more than 80,000 visitors will enjoy food from around the world, music, games, rides, a pet contest and hourly raffles, transforming more than one-half mile long stretch of Ventura Boulevard into a friendly pedestrian mall.

Keywords: "Sherman Oaks Street Fair"

October 05, 2010
Metro Launches 'Where does Metro take you?' Contest

Metro wants to know how you Go Metro to get around Los Angeles County. Here's your chance to tell us.

Keywords: contest metro "Google maps"

October 04, 2010
Metro lanza su concurso 'a donde te lleva Metro'

Metro quiere saber como Viaja en Metro para movilizarse en el condado de Los Angeles. Aquí esta su gran oportunidad para nos cuente.

Keywords: "concurso 'a donde te lleva Metro'"

October 04, 2010
Metro Awarded $47.75 Million from the FTA's 'State of Good Repair' Bus Initiative

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today that as part of its State of Good Repair Bus Initiative, Metro has been awarded $47.75 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Keywords: "Federal Transit Administration" "State of Good Repair"

September 30, 2010
Metro Bus service will be impacted in downtown Los Angeles Sunday, October 3, due to Los Angeles Triathlon

Metro Bus service will be affected on Sunday, October 3, in the downtown Los Angeles area due to the 11th annual City of Los Angeles Triathlon beginning at 3:30 a.m. until streets are reopened by late Sunday afternoon.

Keywords: "City of Los Angeles Triathlon" "Staples Center" "Venice Beach" triathlon

September 30, 2010
Ahorros, salud y el medio ambiente, durante la semana de compartir el viaje al trabajo del 4 al 8 de Octubre

Durante la Semana Nacional de Viaje Compartido (4 al 8 de Octubre), Metro invita a quienes viajan diariamente al trabajo a ahorrar dinero dejando estacionados sus automóviles por lo menos una vez a la semana, y así vivir una vida mas larga y contribuir a mejorar el ambiente.

Keywords: "Viaje Compartido"

September 30, 2010
Metro sponsors ‘The Perfect Match’ Contest: Savings, Health, Environment Highlighted During Rideshare Week Oct. 4-8

During national Rideshare Week (Oct. 4-8), Metro is encouraging commuters to park their cars just one day a week to save money, live longer and help the environment.

Keywords: "Rideshare Week" "Best Buy" contest

September 29, 2010
Southland Transit Agencies Honor 'True-Grit' Traffic News Reporters

14th Annual Golden Pylon Awards spotlight  traffic reporters whose on-air traffic talk keeps the region’s traffic moving by promoting rideshare options such as carpool lanes, vanpools and public transportation. The awards are prelude to 2010 Rideshare Week, Oct. 4 – 8.

Keywords: "Golden Pylons" "traffic reporters" traffic transit

September 28, 2010
Viaje en Metro a Altcar Expo en Santa Mónica en Octubre 1, 2

Viaje en Metro a la Quinta Exposición Anual Alternative Energy and Transportation en el auditorio cívico de Santa Mónica el 1 y 2 de Octubre y vea lo nuevo en vehículos eficientes en energía… algunos por primera vez ante el público y otros disponibles para uso del público.

Keywords: "Altcar Expo" "Santa Monica"

September 27, 2010
Nighttime Closure of I-10 Freeway Connectors to Southbound I-405 Planned Beginning September 27

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Contractor will be clearing trees and removing plants and will need to close the eastbound and westbound Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) connectors to southbound I-405 beginning Monday night, September 27 for five nights.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" construction

September 27, 2010
Demoras en servicio de trenes de la Línea Dorada del Metro esta tarde

Los usuarios de la Línea Dorada del Metro están siendo afectados con demoras de hasta 20 minutos debido a reparaciones en el cableado de electricidad en el área de Highland Park. Los trenes Metro están utilizando solamente una vía entre las estaciones Southwest y Mission. Se espera que el servicio de trenes se normalice esta tarde antes de las horas pico. Metro se disculpa por esta molestia. Para información sobre horarios favor de llamar al departamento de Atención al Público de Metro al (213) 922-6235 o visite la página en Internet en www.metro.net.

Keywords: "Línea Dorada del Metro" demoras

September 27, 2010
Metro Gold Line service Impacted this afternoon

Metro Gold Line patrons are being impacted this afternoon with delays up to 20 minutes due to repairs to the power line in the Highland Park area. Metro is single tracking between Southwest and Mission stations. Normal service should resume by rush hours. Metro apologizes for this inconvenience. For schedule information, contact Metro Customer Relations at (213) 922-6235 or visit metro’s webpage at www.metro.net.

Keywords: "Metro Gold Line" "Repairs to the power line"

September 27, 2010
Cierre nocturno de la rampa de conexión de la autopista I-10 a la autopista I-405 en dirección al sur planeada para el 27 de Septiembre

La compañía constructora a cargo del proyecto de mejoras a la autopista I-405 Sepulveda Pass removerá árboles y vegetación para lo cual necesitará cerrar las rampas de conexión de la autopista I-10 Santa Mónica rumbo al este y al oeste que conectan con la autopista I-405 rumbo al sur a partir de la noche del 27 de Septiembre por cinco noches consecutivas.

Keywords: "autopista I-405 Sepulveda Pass" "cierres de rampas"

September 24, 2010
Cierre de Línea Azul del Metro en los dos próximos fines de semana desde estación Washington a 7th St/Metro Center por construcción de Línea Expo

Los pasajeros de la Línea Azul del Metro sufrirán retrasos de hasta 40 minutos por los próximos dos fines de semana a partir de esta noche, 24 de Septiembre, debido a la construcción de la línea Expo del tren ligero, la cual se conectará con la Línea Azul en el centro de Los Angeles. Autobuses Metro ofrecerán un servicio similar al de la ruta del tren durante las obras de construcción entre las estaciones Washington y 7th St/Metro Center.

Keywords: "Línea Azul del Metro sufrirán retrasos" "Línea Expo"

September 24, 2010
Full closure of Metro Blue Line service set for the next two weekends from Washington Station to 7th St./Metro Center due to construction work on the Expo light rail line

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes for the next two weekends beginning tonight, September 24, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Special bus service begins at 9 p.m.

Keywords: "Metro Blue Line" closure

September 23, 2010
Go Metro to Altcar Expo in Santa Monica Oct. 1-2

Go Metro to the 5th Annual Alternative Energy and Transportation (AltCar) Expo at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Oct. 1 and 2 and see brand new fuel-efficient alternative cars … some of them for the first time and others available to ride and to drive.

Keywords:

September 22, 2010
Metro inicia construcción de modernas instalaciones en la estación de autobuses El Monte

El día de hoy funcionarios públicos y de Metro se unieron en una ceremonia del inicio de la construcción las nuevas instalaciones para el servicio de transporte público con lo más avanzado de la tecnología para revitalizar y expander la vieja estación El Monte.

Keywords: "construcción de la estación El Monte"

September 22, 2010
Metro Breaks Ground on New State-of-the-Art Transit Facility at the El Monte Station: Upgrade and Expansion of El Monte Station Part of ExpressLanes Project

Metro joined local elected officials today for a groundbreaking ceremony to officially mark the beginning of construction on a new state-of-the-art transit facility that will revamp and expand the current El Monte Station.

Keywords: "El Monte Station" LEEDS bus ExpressLanes

September 21, 2010
Skirball Bridge Traffic Reconfiguration Planned for Sept. 21-23

On Tuesday, September 21, 2010, the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor will reconfigure the traffic along the Skirball Bridge. The purpose of this work is to modify the traffic along the Skirball Bridge in order to maintain access and traffic during the reconstruction of the bridge.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" Construction skirball

September 21, 2010
Se reconfigurara circulación del transito en el puente Skirball del 21 de Septiembre al 23 de Septiembre

Como parte del Proyecto de Mejoras en la Autopista I-405 Sepulveda Pass el Martes 21 de Septiembre se reconfigurará la circulación del transito a lo largo del puente Skirball. Este trabajo tiene como finalidad realizar modificaciones a lo largo del puente Skirball para mantener el acceso y la circulación del transito durante la reconstrucción del puente.

Keywords: "Proyecto de Mejoras" "Autopista I-405 Sepulveda Pass"

September 17, 2010
9.17.10: Closure of I-10 Freeway Connectors to Northbound I-405

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor will be removing soil and will need to close the eastbound and westbound Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) connectors to the northbound I-405 Friday night, September 17 until 6 a.m. Saturday.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" construction I-10

September 17, 2010
Metro Red/Purple Line Trains To Operate on Reduced Speeds Due to Equipment Issues

Effective immediately all Metro Red and Purple Line trains traveling from Union Station to North Hollywood and Union Station to Wilshire/Western will operate on a 25 mile-per-hour speed limit due to unforeseen equipment issues. Patrons using the Metro Purple Line to Wilshire/Western can expect delays of 10 to 12 minutes. Patrons using the Metro Red Line to North Hollywood can expect service delays of 15 to 20 minutes until further notice.

Keywords: "service alert" "Metro Red Line" "Purple Line"

September 17, 2010
Traffic Stoppers: 12th annual Diamond Awards showcase region’s corporate traffic-busting commuter programs
  • Blue Diamond Award goes to the California Institute of Technology, celebrated for its robust bike-to-work program with 600 participants, and a wide array of services including rideshare, transit subsidies, telework, flextime and an organized vanpool service. The Rideshare program intends to open a folding bike loaner program on campus this year.
  • UCLA Transportation wins a Diamond Award for the short film UCLA Bike-U-mentary, released May 18 of this year just in time for Bike-to-Work Day. With bike commuting being one of several “green” commute options available to UCLA students, staff and faculty, the UCLA Bike-U-mentary is in line with UCLA’s culture of sustainable practices across the campus community. Presently, about 1,900 Bruins commute via bicycle to UCLA each day. Check it out on the official UCLA Transportation Blog -  Be A Green Commuter.com.
Keywords: rideshare, Caltech, "UCLA Bike-U-Mentary" "Diamond Awards"

September 15, 2010
Servicio de autobuses Metro Bus será afectado debido a celebraciones en Los Angeles a partir del Viernes hasta el Lunes 20 de Septiembre por la mañana

El servicio de autobuses Metro será afectado a partir del Viernes 17 de Septiembre, debido al Festival de Independencia en Centro America y Hispanic Heritage Celebration que se llevará a cabo en Los Angeles este fin de semana.

Keywords: "Festival de Independencia en Centro America" Desviaciones

September 15, 2010
Metro Bus service to be impacted due to celebrations in Los Angeles beginning Friday night until Monday morning, Sept. 20

Metro Bus service will be impacted this Friday night, September 17, due to the Annual Central American Festival and the Hispanic Heritage Celebration to be held in Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Annual Central American Festival" Detours

September 14, 2010
9.14.10 - Skirball Bridge Work Continues for I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project

The schedule for the freeway closures related to the construction of the temporary sidewalk along the south side of the Skirball Bridge for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project has been revised.

Keywords: I-405, "Sepulveda Pass" construction, Skirball

September 13, 2010
New Metro Motion TV Show Discusses What A Difference 10 Years Can Make

The newest edition of Metro Motion, now running on television and the web, discusses what a difference 10 years can make to regional development. For a peek at what awaits L.A. County, should Congress pass the 30/10 plan for funding 12 transportation projects in 10 years, look at the Metro Red Line in Hollywood. Jobs, massive development, tourists, business expansion -- all of these are linked to Metro Rail in Hollywood, Universal City and North Hollywood.

Keywords: 30/10, Hollywood

September 13, 2010
Metro Blue Line Service to Be Delayed Due To Maintenance Work on Anaheim Street in Long Beach Beginning September 17

Metro Blue Line passengers may experience service delays up to 30 minutes this coming weekend beginning Friday night, September 17, due to rail-track maintenance work on Long Beach Boulevard at Anaheim Street in Long Beach. A shuttle train will run every 20 to 25 minutes between the Pacific Coast Highway and Transit Mall stations in downtown Long Beach.

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September 13, 2010
Servicio de Línea Azul del Metro sufrirá demoras debido a trabajos de mantenimiento en calle Anaheim en Long Beach a partir del 17 de Septiembre

Los pasajeros de la Línea Azul del Metro tendrán demoras de hasta 30 minutos en el servicio a partir de la noche del Viernes 17 de Septiembre debido a trabajos de mantenimiento en las vías del tren en el bulevar Long Beach y la calle Anaheim en Long Beach.

Keywords: "Linea Azul" Demoras Mantenimiento

September 13, 2010
Programa de TV Metro Motion Habla de la Diferencia que 10 años Pueden Hacer

La nueva edición del programa Metro Motion, ahora exhibiéndose en televisión y por Internet, habla de cómo el paso de 10 años pueden crear un cambio en el desarrollo regional. Para un adelanto de lo que le espera al Condado de Los Angeles, si es que el Congreso llega a aprobar el plan 30/10, que financiaría 12 proyectos de transporte en un transcurso de 10 años.

Keywords: "Metro Motion, ahora en televisión y por Internet"

September 10, 2010
Planean realizar trabajo en Puente Skirball como parte del proyecto de mejorías a la autopista I-405 Sepulveda Pas

El horario para los cierres de la autopista por la construcción de banquetas temporales en la parte sur del Puente Skirball como parte del programa de mejoras en el I-405 Sepulveda Pass, se revisaron.

Keywords: I-405, "Sepulveda Pass" construction, Skirball

September 09, 2010
New Temporary El Monte Bus Terminal to Begin Operations on Sunday, September 12

As part of the El Monte Station reconstruction project, all bus service will be moved from the existing bus terminal to a new temporary terminal beginning Sunday, September 12. The new temporary terminal includes 20 bus bays and is located near the intersection of Santa Anita and Ramona.

Keywords: El Monte, bus station

September 09, 2010
Riders Select Favorite Transit Flicks Video

“The Heartbeat of LA” has been voted grand prize winner in the Transit Flicks Video Contest. Faye Kingslee, an actress who rides a skateboard to the Metro Red Line each day, shot and produced the 2-minute video that garnered the most votes from the public. As Grand Prize winner, she will receive a free EZ transit pass for one year.

Keywords: "Transit Flicks Video" "Transit TV"

September 07, 2010
Skirball Bridge Work Planned for I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project

On Tuesday, September 7, 2010, the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements contractor is anticipated to start implementing nighttime freeway closures in order to continue construction of a temporary sidewalk along the south side of the Skirball Bridge.

Keywords: I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening, Skirball Bridge

September 03, 2010
Metro to Operate Holiday Schedule on Monday, Sept. 6

All Metro operated buses and Metro Rail trains will operate on a holiday/Sunday schedule on Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day.

Keywords: "Labor Day" Holiday Schedule

September 02, 2010
Go Metro To East L.A. Mexican Independence Day Parade And Festival Sept. 12 And Save

World famous tenor Placido Domingo will be grand marshal of the Mexican Independence Day Parade and Festival in East Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 12. Take the Metro Gold Line to Indiana, Maravilla or East LA Civic Center stations and find yourself just a short walk away from the parade. Or take any number of buses to the festival in Belvedere Park.

Keywords: "Mexican Independence Day" "East LA" "Placido Domingo"

September 02, 2010
Viaje en Metro al Desfile y Festival de La Independencia de Mexico en El Este de Los Angeles el 12 de Septiembre y ahorre

El mundialmente famoso tenor Placido Domingo encabezará el Desfile y Festival del Día de la Independencia de México en el Este de Los Angeles el Domingo, 12 de Septiembre. Viaje en la Llínea Dorada del Metro a las estaciones Maravilla y Este de Los Angeles Centro Cívico las cuales están a una  corta distancia de donde se realizará el desfile. Si lo prefiere tome cualquiera de los autobuses que van al Parque Belvedere.

Keywords: "Independencia de Mexico" Desfile

September 01, 2010
Go Metro To The Downtown Film Festival Sept. 8-12

Metro is the perfect way to reach the 2010 Downtown Film Festival L.A. Dedicated to showcasing the best of independent cinema, the Film Festival also celebrates the renaissance of downtown Los Angeles with events including live music performances, art exhibitions, loft parties and panel discussions in a variety of locations throughout downtown L.A.

Keywords: "Downtown Film Festival L.A." "Film Festival"

September 01, 2010
Viaje en Metro al Festival de Cine del Centro del 8 al 12 de Septiembre

Metro es la manera perfecta para llegar al Festival de Cine 2010 del Centro en Los Angeles. Dedicado a presentar las mejores producciones de cine independiente, el Festival de Cine también celebra el renacimiento del centro Los Angeles con eventos que incluyen presentaciones de música en vivo, exhibiciones de arte, fiestas privadas y platicas en varios lugares a través del centro de Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Festival de Cine del Centro 2010"

September 01, 2010
Metro Releases “Go Metro-Los Angeles” iPhone Application

Traversing Los Angeles County just got easier. Now riders can plan their trip on the Metro System with the “Go Metro-Los Angeles” application, a mobile transit application for iPhone and iPod Touch / OS 4.0.

Keywords: iPhone, Go Metro, apps, mobile

September 01, 2010
Metro upgrades big rig tow truck Freeway Service Patrol program includes both 710 and 91 freeways beginning September 1

The Metro Freeway Service Patrol (MFSP) Big Rig Tow Truck program expands today to a full-fledged operation along the 710 and adds new service on a 9-mile stretch along the 91 freeway to assist disabled truck operators.

Keywords: "Big Rig" tow freeway

September 01, 2010
Metro Mejora Programa Freeway Service Patrol Big Rig Tow Truck que Incluirá Autopistas 710 y 91 a Partir del 1 de Septiembre

A partir de hoy el programa Metro Freeway Service Patrol Big Rig Tow Truck se convertirá en una operación completa a lo largo de la autopista 710 y integrará servicio en la autopista 91 a lo largo de 9 millas para ayudar a los conductores de camiones de carga con trailer de 18 ejes.

Keywords: "Metro Freeway Service Patrol Big Rig Tow Truck

August 31, 2010
Concejos de Gobierno Comunitarios de Servicios de Transporte de Metro anuncian reunión mensual de servicios de transporte de Septiembre

Los Concejos de Gobierno Comunitarios de Servicios de Transporte de Metro sostendrán sus reuniones públicas del mes de Septiembre para discutir varios temas del transporte público y proponer cambios a los servicios en cada uno de sus respectivos sectores. De ser aprobados los cambios propuestos al servicio estos serían implementados en Diciembre.

Keywords: "Concejos de Gobierno Comunitarios"

August 31, 2010
Metro Publicara Reporte Ambiental Preliminar del Projecto “Regional Connector” este 3 de Septiembre

La Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte de Los Angeles (Metro) dará a conocer al público la presentación preliminar de la Declaración/Reporte del Impacto al Medio Ambiente (EIS/R) del proyecto “Regional Conector” el Viernes 3 de Septiembre e invita al público a participar con sus comentarios y opiniones en las dos próximas audiencias públicas.

Keywords: "Regional Connector"

August 31, 2010
Metro Publicara Reporte Preliminar del Medio Ambiente del Projecto de Extensión del Metro este 3 de Septiembre

La Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte de Los Angeles (Metro) publicarán el reporte preliminar del Estudio/Reporte del Impacto al Medio Ambiente (EIS/R) del Proyecto de Extensión del Tren Subterráneo del Metro al Westside, el Viernes 3 de Septiembre e invita al público a participar con sus comentarios en las próximas audiencias públicas programadas para Septiembre.

Keywords: "Westside" "Audencias Publicas"

August 31, 2010
L.A. Metro To Release Draft Environmental Document For Regional Connector Project September 3 -- Two upcoming public hearings scheduled

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will release its Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/R) for the Regional Connector Project on Friday, September 3 and encourages public comment at two upcoming public hearings.

Keywords: RegionalConnector, Expo, EIR

August 31, 2010
L.A. Metro To Release Draft Environmental Document For Westside Subway Extension Project September 3 - Five public hearings scheduled Sept. 20-29

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will release its Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/R) for the Westside Subway Extension Friday, September 3 and encourages public comment at a series of public hearings now scheduled in September.

Keywords: EIR, "Westside Subway"

August 31, 2010
Metro community-based transit service governance councils set September monthly meetings

Metro’s community-based transit service governance councils will hold their monthly public meetings in September to discuss various transportation issues and proposed service changes in their service sectors. The proposed service changes if approved will be implemented in December. Westside/Central Council has rescheduled its meeeting to Sept. 14.

Keywords: "Governance Council" "Service Sector"

August 25, 2010
Go Metro to Sunset Strip Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 28

Go Metro to the third annual Sunset Strip Music Festival staring at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, to be held on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood with musical acts Smashing Pumpkins, Slash and others.

Keywords: "Sunset Strip" "Music Festival"

August 25, 2010
L.A. Metro to Hold Community Meeting for Metro Orange Line Extension September 2

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be hosting a community briefing and construction update on the Metro Orange Line Extension Project Thursday, September 2 in Canoga Park, and invites public attendance.

Keywords: update "community briefing" construction

August 25, 2010
Metro lleva a cabo Junta Comunitaria sobre Extensión de la Linea Naranja del Metro este 2 de Septiembre

La Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles (Metro) extiende una invitación para asistir a una junta comunitaria donde se presentará informará al público sobre la construcción de la extensión de la Línea Naranja del Metro, el jueves 2 de septiembre en Canoga Park.

Keywords: "Junta comunitaria" construcción " "extensión de la Línea Naranja del Metro"

August 25, 2010
Viaje en Metro al Sunset Strip Music Festival este Sábado 28 de Agosto

Viaje en metro al tercer festival anual Sunset Strip Music Festival que comienza a la 1 de la tarde este Sábado 28 de Agosto y que se llevará a cabo en Sunset Boulevard en West Hollywood con actos musicales como Smashing Pumpkins, Slash y otros más.

Keywords: Festival Anual Sunset

August 23, 2010
Metro Features Gardena on New Poster by Local Artist

A new poster celebrating Gardena – one of many destinations customers can travel to via Metro – will be on display on Metro buses and rail cars from August 23, 2010 through October 24, 2010.

Keywords: "Metro Art", Poster, community outreach,

August 20, 2010
Metro to update community on the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2

Metro will hold two public meetings in September to update the public on the environmental study that is evaluating two possible alternatives, which would connect the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension to cities further east of Los Angeles by light transit rail.

Keywords: "Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2"

August 19, 2010
Metro informa sobre la Fase 2 de la Vía de Transporte dirección Este

Durante el mes de septiembre Metro llevará a cabo dos audiencias públicas para proveer información sobre el estudio ambiental que esta evaluando dos posibles alternativas, que  conectarían la extensión hacia el sector este de la Línea Dorada del Metro con ciudades localizadas más allá de la zona este de Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Fase 2 de la Vía de Transporte dirección Este"

August 18, 2010
Metro, Caltrans improve regional traffic map, freeway camera video display for Regional Integrated Intelligent Transportation System (RIITS) Network

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) have completed a series of improvements to the Regional Integration of Intelligent Transportation System (RIITS) Network, a multimodal planning and operations tool for public agencies in the five county Southern California region to meet mobility, sustainability and emergency management challenges.

Keywords: RIITS, Caltrans, traffic, "traffic map"

August 18, 2010
Metro y Caltrans se unen para mejorar mapa de tráfico regional, pantallas de cámaras y video de la Red del Sistema de Integración Inteligente del Transporte Regional (RIITS)

La Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte de Los Angeles (Metro) y el Departamento de Transporte de California (Caltrans) han culminado una serie de mejorías a la red del Sistema de Integración Inteligente del Transporte Regional “Regional Integration of Intelligent Transportation System” (RIITS) una herramienta multimodal de planificación y operaciones para agencias públicas ubicadas dentro de los cinco condados de la región del sur de California, para cumplir los retos de movilización, la sustentabilidad y los retos de enfrentar emergencias.

Keywords: RIITS,

August 16, 2010
Metro extiende fecha límite para presentar comentarios en correos electrónicos sobre cambios al servicio de autobuses en Diciembre de 2010

En respuesta a los comentarios sobre el malfuncionamiento de la dirección de correo electrónica provista originalmente al público para que presentara sus comentarios por escrito acerca de las propuestas de cambio al servicio de autobuses Metro, se ha extendido la fecha límite del 14 de Agosto a la medianoche del 31 de Agosto del 2010.

Keywords: "service changes"

August 16, 2010
Deadline for e-mail comments on December Metro bus service changes extended until midnight August 31, 2010

In response to postings that the email address originally provided for the public to submit written comments about proposed Metro Bus service changes was not functioning properly, the current deadline has been extended from August 14, 2010 to midnight, August 31, 2010.

Keywords: "Service changes"

August 13, 2010
Freeway Closure on Northbound I-405

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project contractor will be conducting striping touch-ups and will need to close the northbound I-405 connectors from the eastbound and westbound Santa Monica Freeway (I-10). The northbound I-405 will also be closed from the I-10 to Santa Monica Boulevard.

Keywords: "Freeway Closure"

August 10, 2010
Cierre de Línea Azul del Metro en los dos próximos fines de semana desde estación Washington a 7th/Metro Center por construcción de Línea Expo

Los pasajeros de la Línea Azul del Metro sufrirán retrasos de hasta 40 minutos por los próximos dos fines de semana a partir de este Viernes 13 de Agosto por la noche debido a la construcción de la línea Expo del tren ligero, la cual se conectará con la Línea Azul en el centro de Los Angeles. Autobuses Metro ofrecerán un servicio similar al de la ruta del tren durante las obras de construcción. Servicio especial de autobuses a partir de las 9 p.m. del Viernes 13.

Keywords: service alert, la Línea Azul del Metro,

August 10, 2010
Full closure of Metro Blue Line service set next two weekends from Washington Station to 7th/Metro Center due to construction work on Expo light rail line

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes for the next two weekends beginning this Friday night, August 13, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Special Metro Bus bridge service will parallel the train route during the construction work. Special bus service begins Friday, Aug. 13 at 9 p.m.

Keywords:

August 10, 2010
Full closure of Metro Blue Line service set next two weekends from Washington Station to 7th/Metro Center due to construction work on Expo light rail line

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes for the next two weekends beginning this Friday night, August 13, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Special Metro Bus bridge service will parallel the train route during the construction work. Special bus service begins Friday, Aug. 13 at 9 p.m.

Keywords: blue line, service alert,

August 10, 2010
Go Metro to the 70th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival

Go Metro to celebrate with the Japanese American community at the 70th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival August 14-22 in Little Tokyo.

Keywords: "70th Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival"

August 06, 2010
Viaje en Metro al Festival de Cine “L.A. Skate” el 31 de Agosto y el 1 de Septiembre y Reciba un Dólar de Descuento en Boleto de Entrada

Viaje en Metro al Festival de cine L.A. Skate, en el Teatro Independent ubicado en el 251 S Main St en el centro de Los Angeles. El propósito es exponer y reconocer a cineastas ávidos a las patinetas. Los videos sobre este deporte son parte esencial de la industria, cultura e historia de las patinetas.

Keywords: festival-cine-la-skate

August 06, 2010
Go Metro to the Los Angeles Skate Film Festival Aug. 31 through Sept. 1 and get $1 Off Admission for a Single Viewing

Go Metro to the L.A. Skate Film festival at Downtown Independent Theatre on 251 S. Main St. in downtown Los Angeles. It’s dedicated to bringing exposure and recognition to skateboard filmmakers. Skateboard videos are an essential part of the industry, culture, and history of skateboarding.

Keywords: "L.A. Skate Film festival" Skateboard

August 03, 2010
Viaje en Metro al XIV Festival Internacional de Cine Latino en Los Angeles del 19 al 25 de Agosto

Viaje en Metro al XIV Festival Internacional de Cine Latino en Los Angeles (LIFF), del 19 al 25 de Agosto, que se llevara a cabo en los cines Mann Chinese 6 en Hollywood. Este evento de seis días promete ser de gran entretenimiento ya que presentara los más nuevos y mejores representantes del Cinema Latino provenientes de todo el mundo.

Keywords: "Festival Internacional de Cine Latino" "Mann Chinese 6"

August 03, 2010
Go Metro to the 14th Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Aug. 19-25

Go Metro to the 14th annual Latino International Film Festival (LIFF) Aug. 19-25 at the Mann Chinese 6 Cinemas in Hollywood. This six-day event is sure to entertain the family, presenting the best and newest voices of Latino Cinema from around the globe.

Keywords: "Mann Chinese Cinemas" "Latino International Film Festival"

August 03, 2010
Viaje en Metro a disfrutar del Summer ArtsFest 2010 en Este de Los Angeles

Viaje en Metro al Summer ArtsFest 2010 cada Viernes y Sábado durante Agosto y Septiembre y descubra el Este de Los Angeles como un destino cultural en el East Los Angeles Civic Center, cerca de la extensión de la Línea de Oro del Metro al Este de Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Summer ArtsFest" "Este de Los Angeles"

August 03, 2010
Go Metro to Enjoy Summer ArtsFest 2010 in East Los Angeles

Go Metro to the Summer ArtsFest 2010 every Friday and Saturday during August and September and discover East Los Angeles as a cultural destination at the East Los Angeles Civic Center, along the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension.

Keywords: "Summer ArtsFest 2010" "East Los Angeles"

August 02, 2010
Viaje en Metro al Festival Anual Long Beach Funk el 7 de Agosto y Reciba un 10% de descuento en Compras de Mercancía Oficial

¡Llamado a los fanáticos del Funk! El segundo Festival Anual Long Beach Funk es la culminación de la serie veraniega “Summer & Music” de conciertos gratuitos patrocinados por la alcadía, programado para llegar a las calles del centro de Long Beach el 7 de Agosto a partir de las 11 de la mañana hasta las 10 de la noche, trayendo un día lleno de música, comida y entretenimiento veraniego.

Keywords: "Festival Anual Long Beach Funk"

August 02, 2010
Go Metro to the California Construction Expo at the Pasadena Convention Center Aug. 12 and Get 20% Off Admission

Are you seeking a career in construction? Want to learn about apprenticeship programs? If so then the California Construction Expo (CalCon Expo) is the place for you.

Keywords: "CalCon Expo" "Pasadena Convention Center"

August 02, 2010
Go Metro to the 2nd Annual Long Beach Funk Festival AUG. 7 and Receive 10% Off Official Fest Merchandise

Fans of funk listen up! The second annual Long Beach Funk Festival is the culmination of the city’s summer-long free concert series Summer and Music (SAM). It’s scheduled to hit the streets of downtown Long Beach on Aug. 7 from 11a.m.-10p.m, delivering an exciting day of music, food and summer fun.

Keywords: "Funk Festival" "Long Beach"

August 02, 2010
Viaje en Metro a Exposición “California Construction” en Centro de Convenciones de Pasadena el 12 de Agosto y Reciba 20% de Descuento en Boletos de Entrada

¿Está buscando una carrera en el ramo de la construcción? ¿Quiere enterarse sobre los programas para aprendices? Entonces es su momento de visitar la Exposición “California Construction” (CalCon Expo).

Keywords: Exposición “California Construction”

July 29, 2010
Continúa demolición de la mitad del Puente Sunset por una noche más como parte del proyecto mejoras al I-405 Sepulveda Pass

Después de seis noches de trabajos de demolición en el Puente Sunset que se iniciaron el pasado Viernes 23 de Julio, se continuarán la demolición por una noche mas para poder remover las columnas del centro, como parte de los trabajos para construir un carril para vehículos que comparten el viaje en la autopista I-405 en el Paso Sepúlveda.

Keywords: Demolición "Puente Sunset" "Sepulveda Pass"

July 29, 2010
I-405 Sepulveda Pass Contractor to Continue the Demolition of Half of Sunset Bridge for One Additional Night, July 29

Following six nights of Sunset Bridge demolition work that began Friday, July 23, the contractor for the northbound I-405 Sepulveda Pass carpool lane project will continue the demolition of the bridge for one additional night to remove center columns.

Keywords: "Sepulveda Pass" Contractor Demolition Sunset Bridge

July 29, 2010
Go Metro to Chinatown Summer Nights, Starting Aug. 7

Part food event, part summer party, Chinatown Summer Nights is an opportunity to sample the many culinary offerings of Chinatown and L.A.'s food trucks, to eat neighborhood fare, to experience large-scale public art, to sip Chinese beer, to dance in the Central Plaza with KCRW DJs and to take part in hands-on Chinese cultural workshops presented by local organizations and museums. And as a bonus for Metro riders, there are 25 percent discounts available at some restaurants for customers showing valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or Destination Discounts cards.

Keywords: "Chinatown Summer Nights"

July 27, 2010
Carta al Editor: Metro ha financiado expansión masiva de servicio de autobús en el Condado de los Angeles

Carta al Editor: Los Angeles Times

Keywords: "Carta al Editor"

July 27, 2010
Letters to the Editor: Metro has funded a massive expansion of bus service in Los Angeles County

Letters to the Editor: Los Angeles Times

Keywords:

July 23, 2010
Más de mil millones de usuarios: Metro Rail celebra su 20 aniversario

Metro Rail celebró su 20 aniversario con un evento en donde rinde homenaje a la historia del transporte público del Condado de Los Angeles mientras celebra su programa crecimiento masivo de trenes, listo para, transformar el paisaje urbano mientras genera mas de 100 mil nuevos empleos.

Keywords: 20 aniversario, Rail, Measure R, 3010,

July 23, 2010
More than 1 billion riders: Metro Rail Marks 20th Anniversary

Metro Rail’s 20th anniversary was marked today at an event that paid homage to Los Angeles County’s public transit history while celebrating a massive rail expansion program poised to, literally, transform the urban landscape while generating well over 100,000 new jobs.

Keywords: 20th anniversary, Rail, Los Angeles, Measure R,

July 21, 2010
Metro To Hold Five Public Hearings in August regarding Proposed Bus Service Changes/Adjustments Considered for Implementation in December

Metro will hold a series of five public hearings to gather public input on proposed Metro bus service changes to be considered for implementation on December 12, 2010 or later.

Keywords: Public Hearings, Service Enhancements, Service changes, Bus,

July 21, 2010
Metro sostendrá audiencias publicas en Agosto sobre cambios/ajustes al servicio de autobuses para Diciembre

Metro sostendrá una serie de cinco audiencias para obtener comentarios del público a los cambios propuestos al servicio de autobuses Metro para ser considerados para su implementación el 12 de Diciembre del 2010 o mas adelante.

Keywords: Service changes, Bus, Public Hearings,

July 21, 2010
Estación Florence de la Línea Azul del Metro será cerrada por mantenimiento este fin de semana

A partir de las 8 de la noche del Viernes 23 de Julio y hasta el Domingo 25 de Julio, la estación Florence de la Línea Azul del Metro será cerrada al público debido a trabajos de mantenimiento de sus sistemas y el reemplazo de las vías en el cruce con la Avenida Florence. Los usuarios de Metro tendrán demoras de hasta 20 minutos entre las estaciones Florence y Firestone.

Keywords: mantenimiento, Construction Notices, estación Florence, Línea Azul

July 21, 2010
Metro Blue Line Florence Station to close this weekend due to maintenance

Beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23, through Sunday, July 25, the Metro Blue Line Florence Station will be closed due to systems maintenance and track replacement at the Florence Avenue crossing. Metro customers will experience up to 20 minutes delays between the Florence and Firestone stations.

Keywords: Rail, construction, Construction Notices,

July 20, 2010
L.A. Metro, Calstart to Conduct Folding Bike Survey at Five L.A. County Transit Stations July 20-28

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), in partnership with CALSTART, a non-profit advanced transportation consortium, will be conducting a survey to determine public interest in folding bicycle use with transit at five Metro stations throughout L.A. County July 20 through 28.

Keywords: Bike, "folding bikes," survey, CALSTART

July 20, 2010
Metro, CALSTART Conducirán Encuesta Sobre Bicicletas Plegables en Cinco Estaciones de Transporte Publico

La Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte de Los Angeles en colaboración con CALSTART, una organización sin fines de lucro que promueve el transporte, llevarán a cabo una encuesta en cinco de las estaciones de Metro Rail del 20 al 28 de Julio.

Keywords: Encuesta "Bicicletas Plegables"

July 19, 2010
I-405 Sepulveda Pass Contractor to Begin Demolition of Half of Sunset Bridge Beginning Friday, July 23 thru July 28 - Detours planned for construction area

Following pre-demolition work that began last May, the contractor for the northbound I-405 Sepulveda Pass carpool lane project is now scheduled to demolish one-half of Sunset Boulevard Bridge in West Los Angeles in six consecutive nights beginning Friday, July 23.

Keywords: I-405, Sunset Bridge, detours

July 15, 2010
Go Metro to X Games 16 July 29 Through Aug. 1 and Receive Free Limited Edition Poster

Looking for summer fun? Do you enjoy extreme action sports? The X Games are returning to downtown Los Angeles for the seventh consecutive year and excitement is right around the corner when you go Metro to the X Games at STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE and the Los Angeles Coliseum, July 29 through Aug. 1.

Keywords: BMX, Moto X, Skateboard, Rally Car, racing, X Games

July 15, 2010
Go Metro and Get $14 Tickets to The Greatest Show On Earth Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Funundrum!

The Greatest Show on Earth just got greater with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Barnum’s FUNundrum!

Keywords: circus, discounts, Ringling, Barnum

July 14, 2010
Viaje en Metro a ver “Toy Story 3” en el teatro El Capitán y ahorre

Viaje en Metro al Teatro El Capitán en Hollywood para ver la película “Toy Story 3” en Tercera Dimensión (3-D), experimente la nueva Toy Story 3 Fun Zone y ahorre dinero en el boleto de entrada. Es un trato especial para los usuarios de Metro.

Keywords: “Toy Story 3” El Capitan

July 14, 2010
Servicio de Línea Azul del Metro será afectado este fin de semana por construcción de Línea Expo

Los pasajeros de la  sufrirán retrasos de hasta 40 minutos comenzando este Viernes 16 de Julio por la noche debido a la construcción de la línea Expo del tren ligero, la cual se conectará con la Línea Azul en el centro de Los Angeles. Autobuses Metro ofrecerán un servicio similar al de la ruta del tren durante las obras de construcción.

Keywords: construcción, Línea Azul del Metro, Linea Expo

July 14, 2010
Metro Blue Line weekend service to be impacted as construction work on Expo Line continues

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes this coming weekend beginning Friday night, July 16, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Special Metro Bus service will parallel the train route during the construction work.

Keywords: Construction, expo line,

July 13, 2010
Go Metro To 'Toy Story 3' At The El Capitan Theatre And Save

Go Metro to the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood to see "Toy Story 3" in 3D, experience the new Toy Story 3 Fun Zone and save money on admission. It's a special deal for Metro customers. And since the Metro Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station is just across the street, travel to the El Capitan is convenient, as well as inexpensive.

Keywords: El Capitan, "Toy Story 3"

July 12, 2010
Metro To Hold A Public Hearing In Palmdale On Transportation Funding Needs

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be holding a Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 8 Hearing Board Meeting for the use of TDA Article 8 funds in the North County and Avalon.

Keywords: "transportation funding", Palmdale, Lancaster, "Antelope Valley", "Santa Clarita Valley", Catalina

July 10, 2010
Metro begins replacing 20 aging traction power substations on Metro Blue Line

Metro today began to replace 20 aging traction power substations and electrical support systems on the Metro Blue Line with a grant of $71 million provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

Keywords: ARRA, rail, public transportion, power station

July 09, 2010
Metro To Hold Westside Subway Extension Project Open House For Miracle Mile Employees July 14

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites Miracle Mile employees and other members of the public to a lunchtime open house on the Westside Subway Extension Project July 14, 2010.

Keywords: westside subway extension,

July 07, 2010
Go Metro To Go Green To The Hollywood Bowl And Save

Ah, the Hollywood Bowl. Warm breezes. Brilliant music. Great picnics. And (yikes!) stack parking. If you'd like this year to go green and escape that unhealthy stack parking frustration, take the Metro Red Line or a Metro bus to one of three shuttle parking lots and ride free to the Bowl. All you need to do is show your valid Metro pass or Metro Rail ticket.

Keywords: "Hollywood Bowl" "public transportation"

July 02, 2010
Metro to operate on holiday schedule Monday, July 5 In Observance of Independence Day

All Metro operated buses and Metro Rail trains will operate on a holiday/Sunday schedule on Monday, July 5, in observance of  Independence Day.

Keywords: "Independence Day" Holiday

July 01, 2010
Mummies of the World se inaugural en el Science Center con descuento para los usuarios de Metro

Debido a la gran publicidad, usted ya debe saber que la premier mundial de Mummies of the Worl “Momias del Mundo” –la exhibición móvil de momias mas grande que jamás se haya preparado-, se inauguró en el California Science Center. Es una colección de más de 100 momias, conservadas intencionalmente, como el rey Tut o accidentalmente por la naturaleza.

Keywords: "Momias del Mundo" "California Science Center"

July 01, 2010
Mummies Of The World Opens At Science Center With Discounts For Metro Customers

Given the publicity, you may know by now that the world premiere of Mummies of the World -- the largest traveling exhibition of mummies ever assembled -- has opened at the California Science Center. It's a collection of more than 100 mummies, both intentionally preserved, of the King Tut type, and accidentally made by nature.

Keywords: Mummies, "California Science Center" "King Tut"

July 01, 2010
Supervisor del Condado de Los Angeles Dan Knabe nuevo presidente de la Junta de Directores de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte

El Supervisor del Condado de Los Angeles Don Knabe es el nuevo presidente de la Junta de Directores de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte a partir del día de hoy 1 de Julio. Knabe reemplaza a al Alcalde de Glendale Ara Najarian.

Keywords: "El Supervisor del Condado de Los Angeles Don Knabe"

July 01, 2010
Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe Becomes New Chair of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe takes over as Chairman of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Board of Directors effective today, July 1. He replaces outgoing Board Chairman, Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian.

Keywords: Knabe, "MTA Board Chairman" "Supervisor Don Knabe"

June 30, 2010
Metro receives Outstanding Project of the Year Award for Light Rail Eastside Extension Construction Project

The Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Project was presented with the 2010 Outstanding Project of the Year Award by the Underground Construction Association of Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (UCASME) at the North American Tunneling Conference held June 20 in Portland, Oregon.

Keywords: "Eastside Extension" UCASME "Project of the Year"

June 30, 2010
Metro recibe el premio Proyecto Sobresaliente del Año por el proyecto de construcción de la extensión del tren ligero al este de Los Angeles

La extensión de la Línea de Oro del Metro al Este de Los Angeles recibió el premio de Proyecto Sobresaliente del Año 2010 por la Asociación de Construcción Subterránea de la Sociedad de Minería, Metalúrgica y Exploración (UCASME) en la conferencia de túneles de America del Norte celebrada en Portland, Oregon el 20 de Junio.

Keywords: UCASME, túneles

June 25, 2010
Full Freeway Closure for Re-Striping for I-405 Northbound Carpool Lane Project in the Vicinity of the Sunset Bridge Planned for the Night of June 27

As part of the pre-construction activities for the I-405 Northbound Carpool Lane Project, the contractor, in preparation for the demolition and reconstruction of the Sunset Bridge, will re-stripe the freeway lanes to provide room for a construction zone around the bridge.

Keywords: I-405, Sepulveda, construction

June 25, 2010
Metro to hold Streetscape Design Workshop for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority invites the public to a streetscape design workshop for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Light Rail Project to be held Wednesday, June 30.

Keywords: Crenshaw/LAX

June 25, 2010
Metro llevará a cabo taller de diseño urbano para el Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX

La Autoridad de Transporte Metropolitano del Condado de Los Angeles invita al público a participar en un taller de diseño urbano para el Proyecto del Tren Ligero del Corredor de Transporte Crenshaw/LAX que se llevará a cabo el Miércoles 30 de Junio.

Keywords: Crenshaw/LAX

June 25, 2010
New Summer Metro Motion TV Show Posted on YouTube

Metro has posted the Summer 2010 Metro Motion cable television show on YouTube. Metro Motion is a half-hour TV show featuring a variety of entertaining and informative transportation news stories.

Keywords: "metro motion" YouTube, Dodgers, "metro rail" "20th anniversary"

June 24, 2010
Night Work Planned For I-405 Northbound Carpool Lane Project At Skirball Center Drive And Sepulveda Blvd From Wilshire Blvd To Montana Ave Beginning June 23

As part of the pre-construction activities for I-405 northbound Carpool Lane Project, the contractor will conduct a site investigation of the area near the Skirball Center Drive on and off –ramps. In addition, light pole supports and construction materials will get moved and placed at the proposed construction yard that is located between Sepulveda Blvd. and the southbound Skirball Center Drive ramps.

Keywords: I-405, construction, Sepulveda

June 24, 2010
Se inicia construcción de la extensión Foothill de la Línea Dorada del Metro, primer proyecto de trenes de la Medida R

Cuando se inicie la construcción de la extensión Foothill de la Línea Dorada del Metro este Sábado 26 de Junio de 2010, en forma significativa avanzarán los planes para mejorar el transporte público a través de la región. También será el primer proyecto de la Medida R que comienza a ser construido.

Keywords: "Extensión Foothill de la Línea Dorada del Metro" "primer proyecto de trenes de la Medida R"

June 24, 2010
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension is First Measure R Rail Project to Begin Construction

When the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension breaks ground this Saturday, June 26, it will significantly advance plans to improve public transportation throughout the region. It also will be the first Measure R rail project to begin construction.

Keywords: "Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension" "First Measure R Rail Project"

June 22, 2010
Temporary Paving and Freeway Re-Striping for I-405 Northbound Carpool Lane Project Planned for the Night of June 22

As part of the pre-construction activities for the I-405 Northbound Carpool Lane Project, the contractor, in preparation for the demolition and reconstruction of the Sunset Bridge, will temporarily widen the freeway lanes to provide room for a construction zone around the bridge.

Keywords: I-405, Sepulveda, "carpool lane" Construction

June 18, 2010
Viaje en Metro al desfile por el triunfo de los Lakers en centro de Los Angeles

Metro Rail es la mejor opción para asistir al desfile  por el triunfo del equipo de basquetbol Los Angeles Lakers en el centro de Los Angeles con dos estaciones de la Línea Azul del Metro cercanas: Pico/Chick Hearn (una cuadra al este de Staples Center) y Grand Avenue (dos cuadras al este de la calle Figueroa por el bulevar Washington).

Keywords: Lakers celebración Pico/Chick Hearn "Staples Center"

June 18, 2010
Go Metro to Monday’s Lakers victory parade in downtown Los Angeles

Metro Rail will be the best option to attend Monday’s Lakers victory parade in downtown Los Angeles with two Metro Blue Line stations nearby: Pico/Chick Hearn (one block east of Staples Center) and Grand Avenue (two blocks east of Figueroa Street on Washington Boulevard).

Keywords: Lakers Parade Downtown Detours

June 17, 2010
SERVICE ALERT Metro Bus, Blue Line Rail service in downtown Los Angeles to be impacted due to street closures around Staples Center for NBA Finals

Metro Bus service will be impacted this evening due to the closure of Figueroa Street, between Olympic and Pico boulevards, during the final game for the National Basketball Association (NBA) championship at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: Staples "service alert" NBA "bus service" "Blue Line"

June 17, 2010
SERVICE ALERT Servicio de trenes y autobuses Metro es afectado por cierre de calle Figueroa mientras se juegan la final de NBA en Staples Center en centro de Los Angeles

El servicio de autobuses Metro serán afectados esta noche debido al cierre de la calle Figueroa, entre los bulevares Olympic y Pico, durante la final del Campeona de National Basketball Association (NBA), que se juega en Staples Center del centro de Los Angeles.

Keywords: Lakers "service alert" "Staples Center"

June 17, 2010
El alcalde, funcionarios de Metro exhortan a compartir el viaje en el Día de Tirar la Bomba de la Gasolina

El Alcalde de Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa y funcionarios de Metro celebraron hoy el Día de Tirar la Bomba de la Gasolina con un giro distinto. Exhortando a los conductores a estacionar su automóviles y camionetas y a que tomen transporte público o se unan a un Carpool o Vanpool (vehículos para compartir el viaje). Además, utilizaron la ocasión para mostrar como Los Angeles se está transformando de la capital del automóvil en la capital mundial del transporte público.

Keywords: rideshare, public transportation, Gas_pump, Gasoline_Prices,

June 17, 2010
L.A. Mayor, Metro Officials Encourage Ride Sharing On 'Dump The Pump' Day - Commuters can save $10,000 a year in recession

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Metro officials today marked national Dump the Pump day with a twist. They encouraged motorists to park their cars and trucks and take public transit or join a carpool or vanpool. But they also used the occasion to share how Los Angeles is being transformed from the car capital of the world to the transit capital.

Keywords: "Dump the Pump" transit rideshare carpool vanpool gas

June 15, 2010
New Metro Fares Take Effect July 1

Metro fares for regular riders will change effective July 1. However, there will be no change in discounted fares for seniors, students, disabled and Medicare recipients. Fares on the Metro Silver Line, the bus service connecting the San Gabriel Valley and South Bay, with stops in downtown Los Angeles, also will remain the same.

Keywords: "Metro fares"

June 15, 2010
Nueva línea de Metro Rapid 733, del centro de LA a Santa Mónica, y otras rutas y mejoras a partir del 23 de Junio

A partir del Domingo 27 de Junio, Metro pondrá en marcha varios ajustes al servicio y en varias rutas durante las horas pico, de noche y los fines de semana en varias líneas de autobuses Metro en un esfuerzo para mejorar el servicio y funcionar en forma más eficiente.

Keywords: Cabmios Ajustes Horarios Lineas rutas "Metro Rapid"

June 15, 2010
Metro To Start New Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica Metro Rapid Line 733 and Implement Other Route and Service Enhancements Effective Sunday, June 27

Beginning Sunday, June 27, Metro will make various route and service adjustments during peak hours, late night and on weekends on a number of Metro Bus lines in an effort to enhance service and operate more efficiently.

Keywords: "Service changes"

June 14, 2010
Go Metro To Dinner And The Dodgers … A Great Double Play

Now it's easy to grab a pre-game bite without getting caught in traffic. Just Go Metro to Union Station after eating and hop on the Dodger Stadium Express. And now, at selected restaurants, you also can get a special Dodger discount.

Keywords: Dodgers Discount Restaurants

June 10, 2010
Metro To Hold Public Hearings For Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit Project June 21 Thru 30

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites the public to attend public hearings on the proposed Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit project June 21 through 30, Metro, the City of Los Angeles and the County of Los Angeles have just released a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment (EIR/EA) analyzing the proposed project and alternatives. If adopted, there would be a dedicated bus lane operating on weekdays, during the peak periods along most of Wilshire Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit"

June 10, 2010
Transportation officials unveil new 511 service to “outsmart traffic” in SoCal 24/7

Call 511 or Visit Go511.com

Keywords: Go511.com, 511, "traffic report" "traveler information"

June 09, 2010
Go Metro To L.A. Pride Festival And Parade June 12-13

More than 400,000 visitors are expected in West Hollywood this weekend for the L.A. Pride Festival and Parade. And on Sunday, Santa Monica Boulevard from Crescent Heights Avenue to Robertson Boulevard will be closed for the parade. That adds up to too much traffic and too little room. So avoid the aggravation and Go Metro to the West Hollywood festivities June 12 and 13. You'll be glad you did.

Keywords: "L.A. Pride" WeHo

June 04, 2010
Leahy: deuda de gratitud por apoyo federal para la Iniciativa 30/10 y la extensión del tren subterráneo

Declaración de Art Leahy, Presidente Ejecutivo de Metro

Keywords: "Iniciativa 30/10" "la extensión del tren subterráneo"

June 04, 2010
Declaración: Apoyo federal para la iniciativa 30/10, Extensión del Tren Subterráneo

Declaración del Presidente de la Junta Directiva de Los Angeles County Metropolitana Transportation Authority Ara Najarian

Keywords: "Barbara Boxer" "Ray LaHood" 30/10 "Extensión del Tren Subterráneo"

June 04, 2010
CEO Art Leahy: Debt of Gratitude for Federal Support for 30/10, Subway Extension

Statement By Metro Ceo Art Leahy Re: Federal support for 30/10, Subway Extension

Keywords: "Barbara Boxer" "Ray LaHood" USDOT 30/10 "subway to the sea"

June 04, 2010
Statement: Federal support for 30/10, Subway Extension

Statement by Ara Najarian, Board Chairman, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Re: Federal support for 30/10, Subway Extension

 


 

Keywords: "Ara Najarian" "Subway to the Sea" FTA "Federal Funding" 30/10

June 03, 2010
I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project Contractor to Place Concrete Barriers on Southbound I-405 June 3-10

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project contractor will place concrete barriers (k-rail) in selected areas on the right hand shoulder of the southbound I-405 freeway from the Ventura Freeway (US- 101) to the Santa Monica Freeway (1-10) June 3 through 10. This work will require some ramp and lane closures; however, the freeway will remain open to thru traffic.

Keywords: "I-405 Widening" US-101

June 03, 2010
Metro to Hold New Community Update Meetings for Westside Subway Extension Project this Summer

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority invites the public to the last round of community update meetings on the Westside Subway Extension Project prior to the agency’s official release of the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR).

Keywords: Community "Udate Meeting Westside "Subway Extension Summer

June 02, 2010
Go Metro to Dozens of Free Summer Concerts

Los Angeles is rich with free entertainment and summer offers unique venues to enjoy it in. From Friday night jazz at LACMA, to Concerts on the Green in Woodland Hills, to free concerts in Long Beach, to free classical and pop performances viewed from a $1 WaterBus in Marina del Rey, the only hard part is selecting from the long list that includes music, dancing and movies.

Keywords: "Free Concerts" "Twilight Dance" "Getty Center Summer and Music" "Summer Concerts and movies on the Green" "Grand Performances at California Plaza" "LACMA Concerts" "Levitt Pavilion"

June 01, 2010
Contest Invites Transit Riders To Create Short Videos On Why They Love Transit

Do you love public transit? Do you have a video camera? Metro and other Los Angeles County transit operators invite you to exercise your creativity and show the world what you like best about riding buses and trains in L.A. County. you might win a free EZ transit pass for one year.

Keywords: "Transit TV" "Video Contest"

May 28, 2010
Metro to Operate Holiday Schedule on Monday, May 31

All Metro Buses and Metro Rail trains will operate on a Sunday  schedule on May 31, Memorial Day. For route and schedule information go to metro.net or call 1-800-COMMUTE.

Keywords: "Memorial Day" Holiday

May 27, 2010
Metro to Hold New Community Meeting for Westside Subway Extension Project June 7

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites the public to a new community meeting on Monday, June 7 to discuss alignment options for tunneling between the Wilshire/Rodeo and Century City Stations now being examined as part of the Westside Subway Extension Project environmental study now under review.

Keywords: "Westside Subway Extension" Community Meetings

May 24, 2010
Arquitecto Martha Welborne elegida para puesto de planificación más alto en la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles

El Presidente Ejecutivo de Metro Art Leahy anunció el 21 de Mayo la contratación del arquitecto y planificadora urbana Martha Welborne para el puesto de jefa de planificación de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles.

Keywords: "Planificadora Urbana" "Martha Welborne"

May 24, 2010
Presidente Ejecutivo de Metro nombra Lonnie Mitchell para dirigir Operaciones

El Presidente Ejecutivo de Metro anunció el pasado 21 de Mayo el nombramiento de Colonus “Lonnie” Mitchell como nuevo Chief Operations Officer (COO), puesto que estado desempeñando en forma provisional desde Diciembre del 2009.

Keywords: "Lonnie Mitchell" "Noticias de Transporte"

May 24, 2010
Architect Martha Welborne Picked for Top Planning Post at Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Metro CEO Art Leahy announced May 21 the hiring of architect and urban planner Martha Welborne to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s top planning job. Welborne, a moving force in many forward projects in the Los Angeles region and the nation, will join Metro June 1 as Executive Director of Countywide Planning. In that capacity, she will play a key role in accelerating delivery of voter-approved projects funded by Measure R.

Keywords: "Martha Welborne" "Transportation News" Planning

May 24, 2010
Metro CEO Names Lonnie Mitchell to Top Operations Post

Metro CEO Art Leahy announced May 21 the appointment of Chief Operations Officer Colonus “Lonnie” Mitchell to the position he has held on an interim basis since December 2009.

Keywords: "Lonnie Mitchell" "Transportation News"

May 21, 2010
Metro Awarded $415,000 Energy Grant to Team with Electric Car Owners

Metro has received a $415,000 energy grant from the California Energy Commission to explore ways for making it easier for drivers of electric cars to charge their vehicles at Metro facilities with the expectation that these commuters would take Metro to work while their car batteries recharge.

Keywords: "Electric car" Grant Energy Plug-in

May 21, 2010
Metro Recibe 415 mil dólares en Subvención para Asociarse con Dueños de Vehículos Eléctricos

Metro recibió una subvención por 415 mil dólares por parte de la Comisión de Energía de California para explorar la manera para hacer más fácil para que los conductores de automóviles eléctricos puedan recargar sus vehículos en las instalaciones de Metro con la idea de que quienes viajan diariamente al trabajo puedan utilizar los servicios de Metro mientras la batería de sus vehículos se recarga.

Keywords: Subvención "Automóviles Eléctricos" "Enchufes eléctricos" "Comisión de Energía de California"

May 20, 2010
Metro aprueba presupuesto para Año Fiscal 2011

La Junta de Directores de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles aprobó el presupuesto para el Año Fiscal 2010-11 por 3.8 mil millones de dólares.

Keywords: Presupuesto "Crisis economica" déficit

May 19, 2010
CTC Action on Positive Train Control Funding: Statement

Statement by Metro CEO Art Leahy/ Quotes from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and MTA Board Chair Ara Najarian

Keywords: CTC "Positive Train Control" PTC "Rail Safety"

May 19, 2010
Metro Board Adopts FY11 Budget

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors today adopted a $3.8 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

Keywords: Budget "FY 2010-11 Budget"

May 19, 2010
Declaración del Presidente Ejecutivo de Metro Art Leahy sobre la aprobación del financiamiento para el Control Positivo de Trenes por parte de CTC

Citas del Alcalde de Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa y Ara Najarian, Presidente de la Junta de Directores de MTA

 

Keywords: "Postive train control" CTC "Rail Safety" PTC

May 18, 2010
Viaje en Metro al 2010 Amgen Tour of California este Sábado 22 de Mayo

Viaje en Metro a ver al legendario ciclista Lance Armstrong participar en el 2010 Amgen Tour of California en el centro de Los Angeles el Sábado 22 de Mayo y aproveche la cercanía de las cinco estaciones de Metro Rail para ver la competencia ciclista en las calles del centro de Los Angeles. El evento es gratuito.

Keywords: Amgen Detours "Lance Armstrong" "LA Live"

May 18, 2010
Go Metro to the 2010 Amgen Tour of California Saturday, May 22

Go Metro to see legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong participate in the 2010 Amgen Tour of California in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, May 22, and take advantage of the five Metro Rail stations nearby to see the bicycle race along downtown streets. The public event is free.

Keywords: Amgen Detours "Lance Armstrong" "LA Live"

May 14, 2010
I-405 Lane Delineation Work Between Bel Air Crest Road and U.S. 101 Planned Beginning May 14

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project contractor will delineate temporary traffic lanes on the southbound San Diego Freeway (I-405) between Bel Air Crest Road and U.S. 101 beginning May 14 for eight nights.  This night time activity requires full freeway lane and ramp closures.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" Construction

May 13, 2010
May 26: Next Live Chat at metro.net To Discuss I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project

Major construction is set to begin on the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, which will add 10-mile-long northbound carpool lane between the I-10 and U.S. 101 freeways. Commuters are invited to participate in a Wednesday, May 26 lunchtime chat on metro.net to learn more about the project and to hear about how it will affect their daily commutes.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" Construction 'Live Chat'

May 13, 2010
Servicio de Línea Azul del Metro será afectado este fin de semana por construcción de Línea Expo

Los pasajeros de la Línea Azul del Metro sufrirán retrasos de hasta 40 minutos comenzando este Viernes 14 de Mayo por la noche debido a la construcción de la línea Expo del tren ligero, la cual se conectará con la Línea Azul en el centro de Los Angeles. Autobuses Metro ofrecerán un servicio similar al de la ruta del tren durante las obras de construcción.

Keywords: Expo Retrasos Construcción

May 13, 2010
Metro Blue Line weekend service to be impacted as construction work on Expo Line continues

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes this coming weekend beginning Friday night, May 14, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Special Metro Bus service will parallel the train route during the construction work.

Keywords: Expo Delays Downtown Construction

May 12, 2010
Metro Bus Line 2/302 Detoured Due to Construction Work on I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project

Metro Bus Line 2/302 (Sunset Boulevard) between Westwood and Brentwood has been detoured to avoid street closures resulting from I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening project work.

Keywords: Detours, I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" "Sunset Bus" construcción

May 10, 2010
Metro To Conduct Surveys, Bicycle Counts On L.A. County Rail System

To better measure the environmental benefits that result from bicycling to and from Metro Rail stations in L.A. County, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting customer surveys and bicycle counts at a number of rail stations throughout the Metro system starting Tuesday, May 11 for approximately three weeks.

Keywords: Bikes "Bikes on Transit Survey" Bicyclists

May 07, 2010
Metro promueve varias actividades durante “Bike Week LA” incluyendo pasaje gratuito durante el Día de Ir al Trabajo en Bicicleta y un recorrido por el centro de Los Angeles en bicicleta

Vacaciones, bicicletas que se doblan y otros premios, ademas de un recorrido en bicicleta por el centro de Los Angeles, bendiciones a los ciclistas, y pasaje gratis en el transporte publico para los ciclistas el 20 de Mayo, Dia de Ir al Trabajo en Bicicleta, son algunos de los incentivos que se ofrecen a quienes viajan diariamente al trabajo para que dejen estacionado sus vehiculos y monten sus bicicletas durante la "Semana de las Bicicletas en Los Angeles" que comienza el Lunes 17 de Mayo.

Keywords: "Día de Ir al Trabajo en Bicicleta" “Bike Week LA”

May 06, 2010
Metro Promotes Array Of Activities During “Bike Week LA” Including Free Transit On Bike To Work Day, Downtown Bike Ride

Vacations, folding bikes and other prizes plus a downtown Los Angeles bike ride, bike blessings and free rides on public transit for bicyclists on Bike to Work Day, May 20, will be offered as incentives for commuters to park their cars and hop on a bike during Bike Week LA starting Monday, May 17.

Keywords: "Bike Week LA" "Bike to Work" REI "Blessing of the Bicycles"

May 06, 2010
Comienza trabajo de construcción en proyecto de ampliación Sepulveda Pass en autopista I-405

Como parte de la primera etapa de construccion para el proyecto de ampliacion del Sepulveda Pass I-405, el contratista comenzara el trabajo de preparacion para la proxima demolicion y reconstruccion del puente Sunset en el area oeste de Los Angeles.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" "Sunset Bridge" construcción

May 05, 2010
Major Construction Work to Begin on I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project

Marking the first major construction deliverable for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, contractors are poised to begin preparation work for the future demolition and reconstruction of the Sunset Bridge in West Los Angeles.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" "Sunset Bridge"

May 04, 2010
Metro efectuará audiencia pública sobre Presupuesto del Año Fiscal 2011 el Miércoles 19 de Mayo

Metro llevara a cabo una audiencia publica sobre la propuesta de presupuesto de 3.75 mil millones de dolares para el ano fiscal 2010 el Miercoles 19 de Mayo a las 2:30 de la tarde en el salon de juntas del tercer piso en las oficinas centrales de Metro, One Gateway Plaza, a un lado de Union Station en el centro de Los Angeles.

Keywords: "año fiscal 2010" "año fiscal 2010"

May 04, 2010
Metro to Hold Public Hearing Wednesday, May 19, on Proposed FY11 Budget

Metro will hold a public hearing on a draft $3.75 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2010-11 on Wednesday, May 19, at 2:30 p.m. in the third floor Board room at Metro Headquarters, One Gateway Plaza next to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: "FY11 Budget" "Public Hearing"

May 03, 2010
Sunset Bridge Traffic Reconfiguration, K-Rail Placement Planned May 7-10

In preparation for the demolition and reconstruction of the Sunset Bridge, the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project contractor will reconfigure traffic and place concrete barriers (k-rail) on the Sunset Boulevard Bridge between Church Lane and Thurston Street May 7-10.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" "Sunset bridge"

May 03, 2010
7-10 de Mayo Servicio de Línea Azul del Metro será afectado este fin de semana por construcción de Línea Expo

Los pasajeros de la Linea Azul del Metro sufriran retrasos de hasta 40 minutos comenzando este Viernes 7 de Mayo por la noche debido a la construccion de la linea Expo del tren ligero, la cual se conectara con la Linea Azul en el centro de Los Angeles. Autobuses Metro ofreceran un servicio similar al de la ruta del tren durante las obras de construccion.

Keywords: "Línea Azul del Metro" construcción

May 03, 2010
May 7-10 Metro Blue Line weekend service to be impacted as construction work on Expo Line continues

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes this coming weekend beginning Friday night, May 7, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Special Metro Bus service will parallel the train route during the construction work.

Keywords: "Blue Line" Construction "service delays"

May 03, 2010
Metro To Hold Special Community Meeting For Westside Subway Extension Project May 18

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites the public to a special community meeting on Tuesday, May 18 to hear an update on the proposed alignments linking the potential Century City and Westwood/UCLA stations being examined as part of the Westside Subway Extension Project environmental study now under review.

Keywords: DEIR "Westside Subway Extension" "Subway to the Sea"

April 30, 2010
Southbound I-405 Traffic Lane Restriping Planned Beginning May 3

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project contractor will temporarily delineate traffic lanes on the southbound I-405 beginning Monday, May 3, 2010 for approximately 10 nights. Work will be conducted in segments between National Boulevard and 101 Freeway. This night-time activity requires full freeway lane and ramp closures.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" Construction

April 29, 2010
Autobuses Metro serán desviados este Sábado 1 de Mayo por marcha y mitin de inmigración en el centro de Los Angeles

Los servicios de autobuses Metro seran temporalmente desviados este Sabado 1 de Mayo en el centro de Los Angeles y en Westwood debido una marcha y mitin de inmigracion para pedir una reforma completa de inmigracion y un mitin del Primero de Mayo.

Keywords: Inmigración Marcha Reforma Desviación

April 29, 2010
Metro bus service to be detoured in downtown Los Angeles due to immigration march, rally Saturday, May 1

Metro Bus service in downtown Los Angeles and Westwood will be temporarily detoured Saturday, May 1, due to an immigration march and demonstration calling for comprehensive immigration reform and a May Day rally.

Keywords: Immigration March Rally Demonstration Detours

April 27, 2010
Metro será anfitrión de simposium de peatones el 12 de Mayo en sus oficinas centrales

Metro será el anfitrión del “Simposium de Peatones 2010: Caminando en la Ciudad del Futuro” el Miércoles 12 de Mayo del 2010, en las oficinas centrales de Metro para discutir temas relacionados con los peatones en esta región del sur de California centrada en el automóvil.

Keywords: Peatones Simposium Caminar Transporte Comunidades

April 27, 2010
Metro to host pedestrian symposium on May 12 at Metro Headquarters

Metro will host the 2010 Pedestrian Symposium: Walking into the Future City on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at Metro headquarters to discuss pedestrian related issues around the car-centric Southern California region.

Keywords: Pedestrian Symposium Travel Communities Funding Transportation

April 26, 2010
Metro Bus service to be detoured in downtown Los Angeles due to memorial service for former LAPD Chief Darryl Gates

Metro Bus service will be detoured Tuesday, April 27, in downtown Los Angeles due to the memorial service for former Los Angeles Police Department Chief Darryl Gates to be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

Keywords: "Darryl Gates"

April 26, 2010
Autobuses Metro serán desviados este Martes 27 de Abril por servicios funerales del ex jefe del LAPD Darryl Gates en el centro de Los Angeles

Los servicios de autobuses Metro seran desviados este Martes 27 en el centro de Los Angeles debido a los servicios funerales para el ex jefe del Departamento de Policia de Los Angeles Darryl Gates que tendran lugar en la Cathedral Our Lady of the Angeles (Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles).

Keywords: "Darryl Gates"

April 23, 2010
Viaje en Metro a la celebración más grande del Cinco de Mayo

Viaje en Metro a celebrar la Fiesta Broadway en su 21 aniversario este Domingo 25 de Abril y deje su vehículo en casa, olvídese del tráfico y los problemas de estacionamiento y ahorre en gasolina.

Keywords: "Fiesta Broadway" "Cinco de Mayo"

April 23, 2010
Fiesta Broadway Celebrates its 21st Anniversary in L.A.

Go Metro to celebrate Fiesta Broadway’s 21th anniversary on Sunday, April 25, and leave your car behind, forget about traffic and parking hassles and save on gasoline. With more than 500,000 visitors expected to attend the festivities in a 12 square block area around Broadway Street, Metro is the best way to travel to downtown Los Angeles.  Metro Rail serves this area with stations at Pershing Square and Civic Center.

Keywords: "Fiesta Broadway" Festivities "Cinco de Mayo"

April 22, 2010
Metro programa reunión especial de Directores Sábado 8 de Mayo para informar al público sobre cambios pendientes al precio del pasaje

La Junta de Directores de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles sostendrá una reunión especial el Sábado 8 de Mayo para poner al día al público sobre los planes de Metro para cambiar el precio del pasaje programados para entrar en efecto el 1 de Julio de 2010.

Keywords: "cambiar el precio del pasaje"

April 22, 2010
Metro Schedules Special Board Meeting Saturday, May 8, To Update Public on Pending Fare Change

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors will hold a special meeting Saturday, May 8, to update the public on Metro’s planned fare change scheduled for July 1, 2010. The session will start at 10 a.m. in the third floor Board room at Metro headquarters, One Gateway Plaza, Cesar Chavez and Vignes in downtown Los Angeles next to Union Station.

Keywords: fare Hearing "Fare Change"

April 22, 2010
Directores de Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte apoyan Iniciativa 30/10 para acelerar proyectos de transporte

Una propuesta para acelerar inmensamente la construcción de más de una docena de proyectos de transporte y agilizar mejoras a carreteras en el Condado de Los Angeles fue aprobada hoy por la Junta de Directores de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte. En forma similar se agilizarán mejoras a carreteras.

Keywords: "Highway Improvements" Congreso "Administración del presidente Obama" "Measure R" Construcción Trabajos Economía

April 22, 2010
Board of Directors Backs 30/10 Initiative To Accelerate Transit Projects (Endorses parallel effort to expedite highway improvements)

A proposal to greatly accelerate construction of a dozen transit projects and expedite highway improvement projects in Los Angeles County was approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors today.

Keywords: "Highway Improvements" Congress "Obama Administration" "Measure R" Construction Jobs Economy

April 21, 2010
Church Lane/Sepulveda Boulevard Intersection Widening Work Planned Beginning April 23

In preparation for the reconstruction of the Sunset Bridge, the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project contractor will widen the intersection of Church Lane and Sepulveda Boulevard beginning Friday, April 23 for two full weekends. This temporary improvement will add an additional traffic lane to southbound Church Lane.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass" construction

April 16, 2010
Clearing and Grubbing Operations Planned on the Southbound I-405 at Wilshire Boulevard Beginning April 19

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project contractor will begin clearing and grubbing operations in the southbound I-405 freeway on and off-ramp loops, north and south of Wilshire Boulevard starting the week of April 19, 2010, for approximately four weeks. Temporary K-rail will be placed along the inside shoulder of the on- and off-ramp loops and activity will take place within the loops.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass"

April 15, 2010
Metro to Hold Public Scoping Meetings for the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension Project

Metro will hold four public scoping meetings beginning Monday April 26 for the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension project. These scoping meetings are the first step in the environmental process and Metro is seeking public comments and input for extending rail service farther into the South Bay to improve mobility in southwest Los Angeles County.

Keywords: "South Bay Metro Green Line Extension" EIR "El Segundo" LAX

April 14, 2010
Go Metro To 'Meet Me @ Metro' Traveling Theater May 2

Music, live theater, puppets and poetry will be part of Meet Me @ Metro, an innovative theatrical performance piece featuring the works of six groups at six different locations along the Metro Red, Purple and Blue lines on Sunday, May 2.

Keywords: "Meet Me @ Metro" "Watts Towers" "Metro Rail" "Traveling Theater"

April 12, 2010
Metro Bus service to be detoured in downtown Los Angeles due to LAPD SWAT officer funeral service

Metro Bus service will be detoured tomorrow Tuesday, April 13, in downtown Los Angeles due to the funeral service of Los Angeles Police Department Officer and Marine Sergeant Major Robert Cottle, to be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles. LAPD SWAT officer Cottle was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

Keywords: LAPD SWAT funeral detours

April 12, 2010
Go Metro to the Los Angeles Zoo Earth Day Event Saturday and Sunday April 17 and April 18

Go Metro to the Los Angeles Zoo to celebrate Earth Day events on Saturday and Sunday April 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m and join the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanicals Gardens, Metro and K-EARTH 101 FM for two days of festivities that includes a crafts fair, vendor booths and live entertainment from K-EARTH DJs.

Keywords: "LA Zoo" "Destinations Discounts" "Earth Day"

April 12, 2010
Metro to Begin Construction on a Temporary Bus Terminal at El Monte Bus Station

Metro will begin constructing a temporary bus terminal on Tuesday, April 20, in preparation for the ultimate construction of a new El Monte Bus Station. The construction will take place in the parking lot of the station located to the right of the main entrance at Santa Anita Ave. and Ramona Blvd. in El Monte. The upgrade of El Monte Station is part of the ExpressLanes Project.

Keywords: "El Monte Station" construction ExpressLanes

April 12, 2010
Underground Utility Work on Church Lane and Sepulveda Boulevard Planned Beginning April 13

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project contractor will be conducting underground utility work at the intersection of Church Lane and Sepulveda Boulevard beginning Tuesday, April 13 for approximately one week. This activity requires the temporary reconfiguration of traffic into one lane in each direction.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass"

April 12, 2010
Developers Break Ground on new Transit-Oriented Development at Westlake/MacArthur Park Metro Rail Station using Stimulus Funds

McCormack Baron Salazar, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), Los Angeles Housing Partnership and Polis Builders to begin construction on new affordable, mixed-income transit-oriented development.

Keywords: "McCormack Baron Salazar" TOD Villaraigosa

April 12, 2010
Metro Inicia Construcción de Terminal de Autobuses Temporal en El Monte Bus Station

El Martes 20 de abril Metro comenzara la construccion de una terminal temporal para autobuses como parte preliminar para la construccion de una nueva estacion de autobuses en El Monte. La construccion se llevara a cabo en el estacionamiento de la estacion localizado al lado derecho de la entrada principal sobre la avenida Santa Anita y el bulevar Ramona en El Monte. Como parte del Proyecto ExpressLanes se realizan mejorias en Estacion El Monte.

Keywords: "ExpressLanes" Construcción "El Monte"

April 07, 2010
April 7: I-405 Freeway Drainage System Work Planned

As part of the pre-construction activities for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, the Contractor is required to ensure that the drainage system along the freeway is clean and clear.

Keywords: I-405 "Sepulveda Pass"

April 07, 2010
Nuevo estacionamiento en la Línea de Oro del Metro abre sus puertas el Viernes 16 de Abril

La Linea de Oro del Metro abrira al publico un nuevo estacionamiento gratuito con 266 nuevos espacios en la estacion Atlantic el Viernes 16 de Abril para los usuarios de Metro que usen el tren ligero para viajar diariamente.

Keywords: estacionamiento "Línea de Oro del Metro"

April 07, 2010
New parking garage on Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension to open Friday, April 16

A new parking garage on the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension at the Atlantic station will open to the public Friday, April 16, with a total of 266 free parking spaces for Metro patrons that use the light rail line to commute.

Keywords: "Eastside Extension" "Metro Rail" parking

April 06, 2010
Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project - Scoping comment period open through April 14 via mail, phone and internet

Metro offers members of the public the opportunity to provide comments on the environmental study elements for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project including two build alternatives for light rail transit (LRT) including State Route 60 Light Rail Transit and Washington Boulevard Light Rail Transit.

Keywords: "Eastside Transit Corridor"

April 02, 2010
New Community Update Meetings for Regional Connector Project Scheduled April 9 Thru 17

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be conducting several community meetings to update the public on the latest developments on the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project April 9 thru 17 and invites community participation.

Keywords: "Regional Connector Transit Corridor"

April 02, 2010
Transit TV proporciona nuevo y mejor entretenimiento abordo de Autobuses Metro

Transit TV ha pasado a manos de nuevos propietarios transmitiendo nuevos programas y más entretenimiento para los usuarios a través de los monitores dentro de los autobuses Metro que viajan a través del condado de Los Angeles. El nuevo servicio incluye noticias y anuncios meteorológico provenientes directamente del servicio Associated Press (algunas veces conducidos por usuarios de Metro) así también como reportajes locales en ingles y español provenientes de las empresas NBC y Telemundo.

Keywords: "transit TV"

April 01, 2010
Transit TV to Provide New and Improved Entertainment Aboard Metro Buses

Transit TV is under new ownership, broadcasting on video monitors on Metro buses throughout Los Angeles County with new programs and features to entertain riders. The redesigned service includes news and weather updates from the Associated Press (sometimes anchored by actual Metro customers), as well as local reports in English and Spanish from NBC and Telemundo. Other new features include interactive word games, trivia questions and essay and art contests for which passengers can win prizes.

Keywords: "Transit TV" Hollywood travel tour

March 31, 2010
Servicio de Línea Azul del Metro será cancelado desde la estación Washington hasta 7th/Metro Center por construcción de Línea Expo este fin de semana

Los pasajeros de la Línea Azul del Metro sufrirán retrasos de hasta 40 minutos comenzando este Viernes 2 de Abril por la noche debido a la construcción de la línea Expo del tren ligero, la cual se conectará con la Línea Azul en el centro de Los Angeles. Metro tendrá servicio de autobuses.

Keywords: Expo Retrasos Construcción

March 31, 2010
Metro Blue Line weekend service to be impacted as construction crews work on Expo Line connection

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes this coming weekend beginning Friday night, April 2, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Metro to implement bus bridge service.

Keywords: Expo Delays Downtown Construction

March 30, 2010
Go Metro and Get Half-price Tickets to April 4 and 7 L.A. Clippers Games During NBA Green Week

Go Metro to celebrate NBA Green Week with Clippers games at STAPLES Center April 4 and 7 and receive a "green bag” of special prizes along with 50 percent off game tickets. You will also save money on parking by taking the Metro Blue Line to Pico Station, just a short walk from STAPLES Center.

Keywords: "NBA Green Week" "Los Angeles" Clippers

March 30, 2010
More Than 800 Pasadena City College Students Take Advantage of Affordable Metro Transit Pass Program

More than 800 full-time Pasadena City College students have taken advantage of a low-cost transit pass program offered by Pasadena City College (PCC) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) so far this semester, marking early success for L.A. County’s newest collge transit pass participants.

Keywords: PCC transit Pasadena "Los Angeles" students

March 26, 2010
26 de Marzo: Servicio de la Linea Azul del Metro sera afectado debido a trabajos de construccion para enlazar con Linea Expo

El servicio del tren ligero de la Línea Azul del Metro sufrirá retrasos de aproximadamente 40 minutos por viaje durante este fin de semana a partir de la noche del Viernes 26 de Marzo debido a que se estarán realizando trabajo de construcción en la Línea Expo que se conectará con la Línea Azul del Metro en el centro de Los Angeles.

Keywords: "linea azul" construccion expo "los angeles"

March 26, 2010
March 26: Metro Blue Line weekend service to be impacted as construction crews work on Expo Line connection

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes this coming weekend beginning Friday night, March 26, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: "blue line" construction "los angeles" "public transportation" "service delays"

March 25, 2010
New Spring Metro Motion TV Show on YouTube

Are our highways smart? Some of them are. Find out which ones in Metro Motion -- Metro's news and features television show now posted on youtube.com, as well as on cable stations throughout Los Angeles County.

Keywords: "Metro Motion" "Cable TV" Yaroslavsky YouTube

March 25, 2010
Metro aprueba un acuerdo de cooperación/financiamiento con la Autoridad de Co

Declaración conjunta del Presidente Ejecutivo de Metro Art Leahy y Habib F. Balian, Presidente de la Autoridad de Construcción de la Extensión de la Línea Dorada Foothill: El día de hoy, la Junta de Directores de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles aprobó los términos para la transferencia de financiamiento y un acuerdo de cooperación general entre la agencia y la Autoridad de Construcción de la Extensión Foothill, dando el primer paso para iniciarse la construcción del primer proyecto de trenes financiado por la Medida R.

Keywords: Metro, Autoridad de Construcción de la Extensión Foothill, Medida R, projecto, trenes, construcción

March 25, 2010
Metro Approves Funding/Cooperative Agreement with Construction Authority, Initiating Construction on First New Measure R-funded Rail Project

Joint Statement from Metro CEO Art Leahy and Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority CEO Habib F. Balian: Today, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors approved the terms for the Funding Transfer and Master Cooperative Agreements between the agency and Foothill Extension Construction Authority, setting the stage for construction to begin on the first new rail project funded by Measure R.

Keywords: "gold line" "foothill extension" transportation rail

March 25, 2010
Next Round of Metro Westside Subway Extension Community Update Meetings Scheduled for April

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority invites the public to attend community update meetings for the Westside Subway Extension Project April 12 thru 21.

Keywords: Metro, Westside, subway, extension, community, meetings

March 24, 2010
Metro toma medidas enérgicas contra violadores de reglamentos detráfico durante operación de seguridad en Línea Azul del Metro

Como parte de una intensa campaña de seguridad enfocada en reducir el número de accidentes a lo largo de las 22 millas de la Línea Azul del Metro, docenas de agentes en motocicleta del Departamento del Sheriff del Condado de Los Angeles (LASD) y del Departamento de Policía de Los Angeles (LAPD), emitieron hoy 295 multas y recogieron 34 vehículos en una operación para imponer las leyes de tráfico en las calles del centro de Los Angeles.

Keywords: Metro, Línea Azul, multas, seguridad, campaña, accidentes, LAPD, LASD

March 24, 2010
Metro Focuses on Safety during Crackdown on Traffic Violators on Metro Blue Line Street Running Segment in Downtown Los Angeles

As part of an intensive safety campaign focusing on reducing accidents along the 22-mile Metro Blue Line, dozen of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) and Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) motorcycle officers today issued 295 citations and impounded 34 vehicles in an operation to enforce traffic laws along the streets of downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: Safety, awareness, Metro, Blue Line, law, enforcement, traffic illegal

March 23, 2010
Elevador de la estación Slauson de la Línea Azul del Metro en servicio a partir de hoy 23 de Marzo

El elevador de la estación Slauson de la Línea Azul del Metro fuera de servicio desde el pasado 22 de Febrero será abierto al público después del mediodía el Martes 23 de Marzo, después de trabajo de mantenimiento.

Keywords: Metro, Blue Line, elevador, servicio, estacion Slauson

March 23, 2010
Metro Blue Line Slauson Station elevator is back on service today March 23

The elevator to the Metro Blue Line Slauson Station that has been out of service since February 22 will reopen this afternoon Tuesday, March 23, after extensive repair work.

Keywords: Metro, Blue Line, elevator, service, Slauson station

March 22, 2010
Metro to conduct five community meetings for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project March 23-31

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will conduct five station area and maintenance facility planning workshops in late March as part of the environmental review process for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project.

Keywords: Metro, Crenshaw, LAX, corridor, project, Exposition line

March 22, 2010
Soil Stability Testing Between Getty Center Drive and Skirball Center Drive Planned Beginning March 22

As part of the pre-construction activities for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, the contractor will conduct a soil stability test near the Getty View Trailhead running along the northbound I-405 freeway between Getty Center Drive and Skirball Center Drive. This work activity is being conducted to survey and monitor the stability of the soil for the future construction of a retaining wall along the I-405 freeway. Night time work for this activity will require freeway lane closures and ramp closures to facilitate the safe use of excavation equipment.

Keywords: I-405, Sepulveda Pass, construction, traffic, Metro, Caltrans, Los Angeles, freeway

March 22, 2010
Metro To Provide Special Express Bus Service from Union Station to Dodger Stadium during Pre-game and Regular Season 2010 Dodgers Games

Metro will offer Dodger Stadium Express bus service from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles to Dodger Stadium beginning April 1 with the Dodgers pre-game series and throughout the regular 2010 baseball season under a grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) grant of $300,000 awarded to Metro by the MSRC was made in support of clean fuel transit service to link Union Station to Dodger Stadium. The MSRC awards funding within the South Coast Air Basin from a portion of the vehicle registration fee set aside for mobile source projects that result in emission reductions.

Keywords: dodger, express, metro, los angeles, grant, air quality

March 19, 2010
Estacion Compton de la Linea Azul del Metro sera cerrada por mantenimiento este fin de semana

A partir del hoy Viernes 19 de Marzo y hasta el Domingo 21 de Marzo, la estación Compton de la Línea Azul del Metro será cerrada al público debido a trabajos de mantenimiento de sus sistemas y el reemplazo de las vías en el cruce con el bulevar Alondra. Los usuarios de Metro tendrán demoras de hasta 30 minutos entre las estaciones Imperial y Compton.

Keywords: Metro Blue Line, Compton, Station, public transportation, metro rail

March 19, 2010
Metro to drill along Crenshaw LAX Transit Corridor Project to assess essential soil conditions for future trackways, stations structures, tunnels

Metro will be conducting a second round of exploratory drillings from Monday, March 22, through Wednesday, April 7 as part of the planning and environmental analysis for the proposed Crenshaw /LAX Transit Corridor Project.

Keywords: Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor, Metro, Los Angeles

March 19, 2010
Metro Blue Line Compton Station will be closed this weekend due to maintenance

Beginning tonight Friday, March 19, through Sunday, March 21, the Metro Blue Line Compton Station will be closed due to systems maintenance and track replacement at the Alondra Boulevard crossing. Metro customers will experience up to 30 minutes delays between Imperial and Compton stations. Metro will provide bus service between Imperial/Wilmington and Artesia stations.

Keywords: Metro Blue Line Compton Station

March 18, 2010
Sepulveda Boulevard Utility Relocation Work Planned Beginning March 19

As part of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project and in preparation for the relocation of Sepulveda Blvd. to the east, the Contractor in conjunction with LADWP will relocate the overhead power lines on Sepulveda Blvd. between Montana Ave. and Sunset Blvd. This activity requires street lane closures for conduit trenching and placement of DWP vaults.

Keywords: I-405, construction notice, freeway, traffic, commute

March 17, 2010
Metro colabora con Pasadena City College para ofrecer a estudiantes pases de transporte a precios accesibles

La Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles (Metro) y Pasadena City College (PCC) colaboran para ofrecer pases de transporte a bajo costo a 8,800 estudiantes de universidad, creando uno de los mayores programas de pases de transporte en la region.

Keywords: pases, pasadena city college, metro

March 16, 2010
Viaje en Metro a la 25 Edición del Maratón de Los Angeles el Domingo 21 de Marzo

Una vez mas, Metro Rail es la mejor opcion para que los aficionados a las carreras puedan ver a los miles de corredores que participaran en la 25ava edicion anual del Maraton de Los Angeles, a llevarse a cabo el Domingo 21 de Marzo en una nueva ruta del centro de Los Angeles a Santa Mónica.

Keywords: metro, maraton, los angeles

March 15, 2010
Go Metro To Rock the Count: American Indian Music Festival Saturday, March 27

Go Metro to the Rock the Count: American Indian Music Festival celebration on Saturday, March 27 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park. The park is located at 1243 N. Spring St. -- a short walk from the Metro Gold Line Chinatown Station.

Keywords: Go Metro, los angeles, Rock the Count, Chinatown, Gold Line, Los Angeles State Historic Park

March 10, 2010
Several Metro Bus Lines To Experience Potential Delays Due I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project

Beginning mid-March, bus patrons on several Metro Bus Lines traveling through the Sepulveda Pass and in the vicinity of the I-405 in West Los Angeles should anticipate delays and intermittent detours due to work for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, the 10-mile carpool lane project now under construction.

Keywords: I-405, Sepulveda Pass, construction, traffic, Metro, Caltrans, Los Angeles, freeway

March 10, 2010
Varias líneas de autobuses Metro tendrá posibles demoras debido al Proyecto de Ampliación I-405 Sepulveda Pass

A mediados de Marzo, los usuarios de los autobuses Metro en varias de las líneas que circulan por el Sepúlveda Pass y en el área alrededor de la autopista I-405 en West Los Angeles, deben anticipar demoras y desviaciones ocasionales debido a los trabajos de ampliación de I-405 Sepulveda Pass, el proyecto de un carril de 10 millas para compartir el viaje en construcción.

Keywords: I-405, Sepulveda Pass, construction, traffic, Metro, Caltrans, Los Angeles, freeway, ampliacion, autobuses, demoras

March 08, 2010
Funcionarios públicos, líderes comunitarios y Metro honran a aquellos enterrados en camposanto común olvidado y descubierto durante construcción del tren ligero al Este de Los Angeles

Un muro del recuerdo para honrar a los inmigrantes pobres y a otras personas del siglo antepasado, cuyos restos y artefactos fueron descubiertos en tumbas sin senalamientos fuera del Cementerio Evergreen en Boyle Heights durante la construccion de un muro de contencion para la extension de la Linea de Oro del Metro al Este de Los Angeles, fue develado hoy en una ceremonia en donde participaron funcionarios publicos lideres comunitarios y ejecutivos de Metro.

Keywords: muro del recuerdo, evergreen, boyle heights, chino, metro, gold line

March 08, 2010
Elected officials, community leaders, Metro honor those buried in long abandoned potter’s field discovered during Eastside light rail construction

A memorial wall honoring poor immigrants and others from the last century, whose remains and artifacts were discovered in unmarked graves outside Evergreen Cemetery in Boyle Heights during construction of a retaining wall for the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension, was unveiled today in a ceremony headed by elected officials, community leaders and Metro executives.

Keywords: memorial wall, boyle heights, ancestry, remains, eastside, metro, los angeles, Gold Line

March 03, 2010
Ciudad de Palmdale recibe fondos de Medida R, por el impuesto a la venta,

Ara Najarian, Presidente de la Junta de Directores de la Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte del Condado de Los Angeles, junto al Supervisor del Condado de Los Angeles Michael Antonovich y el Presidente Ejecutivo de Metro Art Leahy entregaron fondos provenientes de la Medida R, el impuestos a la venta, al Concejo de la ciudad de Palmdale para usarse en mejorar al sistema de transporte en la ciudad del mismo nombre. El Alcalde de Palmdale, James C. Ledford Jr., aceptó el cheque de la Medida R durante la reunión del Concejo de la ciudad.

Keywords: medida R, Palmdale, fondos

March 03, 2010
City of Palmdale Receives Measure R Sales Tax Funding

Ara Najarian, Chair of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors, joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich and Metro's CEO Art Leahy in presenting Measure R sales tax money to the Palmdale City Council for use in improving transportation systems in the City of Palmdale. Palmdale Mayor James C. Ledford, Jr., accepted the Measure R check during the Palmdale City Council meeting.

Keywords: Palmdale, Metro, Measure R, public transportation, funding

March 03, 2010
Metro To Hold Community Meeting for Westside Subway Extension Optional Crenshaw Station March 17

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in collaboration with the City of Los Angeles Planning Department, invites the public to a community meeting on March 17 to discuss the optional Wilshire/Crenshaw station under evaluation for the Westside Subway Extension Project. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (DEIS/DEIR) currently underway for the Westside Subway Extension identifies Wilshire/Crenshaw as an optional station.

Keywords: Wilshire/Crenshaw station, Metro, Los Angeles, DEIS/DEIR, Westside Subway Extension

March 02, 2010
Servicio de Línea Azul del Metro será cancelado desde la estación Washington hasta 7th/Metro Center por construcción de Línea Expo durante dos próximos fines de semana

Durante los proximos dos fines de semana los pasajeros de la Linea Azul del Metro sufriran retrasos de hasta 40 minutos comenzando este Viernes 5 de Marzo por la noche debido a la construccion de la linea Expo del tren ligero, la cual se conectara con la Linea Azul en el centro de Los Angeles. Servicio de autobuses se inicia Viernes 5 de Marzo a las 9 p.m.

Keywords: Línea Azul del Metro, construcción, Línea Expo

March 02, 2010
Servicio de trenes y autobuses Metro será afectado por preparaciones de la ceremonia de los premios de la Academia

Debido a las preparaciones para la ceremonia de entrega de los premios de la Academia (Oscares) que se llevará a cabo en el Teatro Kodak, en el complejo Hollywood Highland el Domingo 7 de Marzo, las calles aledañas a esta área serán cerradas al tráfico causando la desviación del servicio de transporte público.

Keywords: Servicio de Metro, la ceremonia de los premios de la Academia, Hollywood

March 02, 2010
Metro Bus and Train Service to be Impacted by Academy Awards preparations

Street closures start, Monday, March 1, in the Hollywood area due to preparations for the Academy Awards show that will be held in the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood Highland complex on Sunday, March 7. Metro Bus Lines 212, 312, 217, 222 and 780 will be detoured through Monday March 8. Normal service should resume by 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 9.

Keywords: Detours Rail "Academy Awards"

March 02, 2010
Full closure of Metro Blue Line service set next two weekends from Washington Station to 7th/Metro Center due to construction work on Expo light rail line

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 40 minutes for the next two weekends beginning this Friday night, March 5, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. Bus bridge begins Friday, March 5, at 9 p.m.

Keywords: Metro Blue Line, Metro Rail, construction, Expo Line, Los Angeles, Long Beach, public transportation

March 01, 2010
Expo Park/USC Poster by Local Artist Featured on Metro System through April 30

A new poster celebrating Expo Park/USC - one of many destinations customers can travel to via Metro - will be on display on Metro buses and rail cars from March 1, 2010, through April 30, 2010.

Keywords: Expo Park, USC, poster, Metro rail, Metro bus, Stas Orlovski

February 25, 2010
Regional Connector Underground Alternative Approved for Further Environmental Study

Measure R Project - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors approved the addition of a new fully underground light rail alternative underneath Little Tokyo for the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Study now in environmental review.

Keywords: Regional Connector Transit Corridor, Metro, Los Angeles, Little Tokyo, study, planning, transportation

February 24, 2010
Metro, Pasadena City College Partner To Offer Students Affordable Transit Passes

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Pasadena City College (PCC) have partnered to offer low-cost public transportation passes to 8,800 community college students, making it one of the largest transit pass programs in the region.

Keywords: I-Pass, pasadena city college, student transit passes, fares, los angeles, metro

February 24, 2010
Trabajo comenzara Viernes 26 de Febrero: Servicio de la linea azul del metro sera afectado debido a trabajos de construccion para enlazar con linea expo

El servicio del tren ligero de la Línea Azul del Metro sufrirá retrasos de aproximadamente 30 minutos por viaje durante este fin de semana a partir de la noche del Viernes 26 de Febrero debido a que se estarán realizando trabajo de construcción en la Línea Expo que se conectará con la Línea Azul del Metro en el centro de Los Angeles.

Keywords: Servicio, la linea azul del metro, construccion, expo, los angeles

February 24, 2010
Feb. 26-28: Metro Blue Line weekend service to be impacted as construction crews work on Expo Line connection

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 30 minutes this coming weekend Friday night, February 26, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: Blue line, construction, los angeles, public transportation, service delays

February 23, 2010
Cierre total de la autopista i-405 Martes 23 y Miércoles 24 de Febrero

West Los Angeles - Todos los carriles rumbo al norte de la autopista San Diego (I-405) desde Getty Center Drive hasta la calle Greenleaf permanecerán cerrados hoy Martes 23 y Miércoles 24 de Febrero entre 1 de la madrugada y 6 de la mañana.

Keywords:

February 23, 2010
Full Freeway Closures on I-405 1 to 6 a.m. Feb. 23-24

West Los Angeles - All lanes of the northbound San Diego Freeway (I-405) from Getty Center Drive to Greenleaf Street will be closed nightly Tuesday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 24 between 1 a.m. and up to 6 a.m.

Keywords: I-405, west los angeles, construction notice, freeway, traffic, commute

February 18, 2010
Metro Announces Settlement Agreement in Disability Discrimination Class Action Suit

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently reached a settlement agreement with Rick and Amber Boggs resolving a class action lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Keywords: metro, los angeles, lawsuit, class action

February 18, 2010
Metro anuncia acuerdo convenido en demanda de grupo por discriminación sobre incapacida

La Autoridad Metropolitana de Transporte (Metro) recientemente llego a un acuerdo convenido con Rick y Amber Boggs para resolver una demanda de grupo presentada ante el Tribunal Superior de Los Angeles.

Keywords: Rick y Amber Boggs, discriminación, Tribunal Superior de Los Angeles

February 12, 2010
Elevador de la estación Slauson de la Línea Azul del Metro estará fuera de servicio a partir del Lunes 22 de Febrero por reparaciones

El elevador de la estación Slauson de la Línea Azul del Metro estará fuera de servicio debido a trabajos de reparación por aproximadamente seis semanas comenzando el Lunes 22 de Febrero. La estación Slauson es elevada y cuenta con un solo elevador y no tiene escaleras eléctricas para poder llegar a la plataforma.

Keywords: Elevador, estación Slauson, metro, Línea Azul del Metro

February 12, 2010
K-Rail Placement to Begin on I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project

As part of the pre-construction activities for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, the contractor will isolate the work zone from freeway traffic by placing concrete barriers (k-rail) in selected areas on the right hand shoulder of the I-405 freeway from the Santa Monica Freeway (1-10) to the Ventura Freeway (US 101).

Keywords: I-405, construction notice, k-rail, freeway, traffic, commute

February 12, 2010
Metro sostendrá juntas comunitarias de sondeo sobre el medio ambiente del 22 al 27 de Febrero sobre el Corredor de Transporte al Sector Este Fase 2

Con la continuacion del trabajo ambiental para el Proyecto del Corredor de Transporte al Este Fase 2, Metro llevara a cabo cuatro juntas comunitarias de sondeo del 22 al 27 de Febrero en Pico Rivera, South El Monte, Montebello y Whittier para revisar dos alternativas de construccion: tren ligero por la autopista SR-60 y a lo largo del Washington Boulevard, ademas de la opcion del sistema administracion del transporte (mejorando el servicio de autobuses) y la alternativa de no-construir.

Keywords: Proyecto del Corredor de Transporte al Este, Washington Boulevard, SR-60, metro, los angeles

February 12, 2010
Metro on regular service schedule for President’s Day holiday Feb. 15

All Metro operated buses and Metro Rail trains that include the Metro Red Line, Purple Line Blue Line, Green Line and Gold Line will operate on a regular schedule on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010. 

Keywords: metro, los angeles, regualar schedule, holiday, President's Day

February 12, 2010
Metro ofrecera servicio normal el Lunes 15 de Febrero

Todos los autobuse y trenes Metro, inlcuyendo las líneas Azul, Roja, Verde, Dorada y Morada del Metro funcionarán bajo un horario regular el Lunes 15 de Febrero, Día de Los Presidentes.

Keywords: autobuse, trenes, Azul, Roja, Verde, Dorada, Morada, Día de Los Presidentes, Metro, los angeles

February 12, 2010
Metro Blue Line Slauson station elevator will be out of service for repairs for six weeks staring Feb. 22

The elevator in the Metro Blue Line Slauson Station will be out of service due to extensive repair work for approximately six weeks beginning on Monday, February 22. The Slauson station is elevated and has only one elevator and no escalators to access the platform.

Keywords: Metro, Blue Line, construction, elevators, repairs, wheelchairs, slauson

February 10, 2010
Metro sets environmental community scoping meetings Feb. 22-27 for Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2

As environmental work continues for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project, Metro will hold four community scoping meetings on February 22-27 in Pico Rivera, South El Monte, Montebello and Whittier to review two build alternatives: light rail transit via State Route 60 and on Washington Boulevard in addition to a transportation systems management (improving bus services), and a no-build alternative.

Keywords: east l.a., los angeles, transit corridor, transportation, planning

February 10, 2010
Metro to Host Bicycle Roundtable Feb. 19

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be hosting the first Bicycle Roundtable on Feb. 19 to discuss Los Angeles County bicycle issues, and invites cycling community participation.

Keywords: bike, los angeles metro, bikes on public transit, bicycle policy, los angeles, cycling

February 09, 2010
Go Metro to Chinatown for Chinese New Year Firecracker Race and Get $3 Off Registration Fee

Chinese New Year -- the year of the Tiger -- begins this weekend, with festivities continuing the following week.

Keywords: chinatown, go metro, los angeles, chinese new year, public transportation, discount

February 08, 2010
Feb. 12: I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project Construction Notice of Night-time Work Activity

As part of the pre-construction activities for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, the Contractor will perform geophysical utility survey on streets running along the San Diego Freeway (I-405). This night time activity requires street lane closures to facilitate the safe use of potholing equipment.

Keywords: I-405, construction notice, freeway, traffic, commute

February 05, 2010
Feb. 8, 9: I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project Construction Notice of Night-time Work Activity

As part of the pre-construction activities for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, the Contractor will temporarily delineate traffic lanes on the San Diego Freeway (I-405). This night-time activity requires full freeway lane and ramp closures.

Keywords: I-405, construction notice, freeway, traffic, commute

February 04, 2010
Hundreds cited for Metro Blue Line Safety Violations

Sheriff, LAPD conduct joint operation

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January 29, 2010
I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project Construction Notice of Night-time Work Activity Jan. 29 - Feb. 3

What: Full Freeway Lane and Ramp Closures to delineate temporary traffic lanes on the northbound I-405 between Wilshire Blvd. and Moraga Dr.
Where: San Diego Freeway (I-405) northbound between Wilshire Blvd. and Moraga Dr.
When: Friday, Jan. 29 and morning of Saturday Jan. 30 / Monday, Feb. 1, thru the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 3

Keywords: I-405, construction notice, freeway, traffic, commute, Los Angeles

January 29, 2010
Metro Blue Line Weekend Service To Be Impacted as Construction Crews Work on Expo Line Connection

Metro Blue Line passengers will experience travel delays of up to 30 minutes on three consecutive weekends beginning Friday night, Feb 5, due to construction of the Expo light rail line, which will connect with the Metro Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles.

Keywords: Metro Blue Line, Metro Rail, construction, Expo Line, Los Angeles, Culver City, public transportation

January 28, 2010
Metro Board Approves 21 Contracts with Tow Truck Operators to Boost Metro Freeway Service Patrol Service

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors, Jan. 28, approved 21 contracts with tow truck operators to patrol congested LA County freeways and reduce traffic by getting disabled cars to run again or remove stranded autos before traffic backs up.

Keywords: Metro Freeway Service Patrol, MFSP, CHP, Caltrans, LA County, Los Angeles, Metro

January 27, 2010
I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project Construction Work Resumes 5 p.m. Jan. 27, 2010

The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project will add a 10-mile northbound carpool lane on the San Diego Freeway (I-405) from the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) to the Ventura Freeway (US 101), and will realign selected ramps, improve bridge structures, and erect sound walls. Anticipated project completion is Spring 2013.  In preparation for construction, the contractor will temporarily delineate traffic lanes.

Keywords: I-405, construction notice, freeway, traffic, commute

January 20, 2010
Metro To Hold Three Public Hearings in February on Proposed Bus Service Changes and Enhancements To Be Implemented in June 2010

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold three public hearing in February to receive community input on proposed modifications to Metro's bus service.

Keywords: Public Hearing, Metro Bus Service, Service Enhancements

January 19, 2010
Metro Distributes First Round of Measure R Funds Five Cities for Use in Improving Local Transportation Systems

Ara Najarian, Chair of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors Jan. 19 presented installment of Measure R sale tax money to the cities of Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Malibu, Westlake Village and Hidden Hills for use in improving transportation systems within their cities.

Keywords: measure R, transportation, funding, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Malibu, Westlake Village, Hidden Hills

January 15, 2010
Metro to Conduct Open House for I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project Jan. 20

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be conducting an Open House in Los Angeles Wednesday, Jan. 20, to present the final aesthetic design for key elements of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project, and staff invites public participation.

Keywords: I-405, construction, open house, Sepulveda Pass, freeway, traffic, commute

January 15, 2010
Metro To Operate Regular Service Schedule on King Day, Monday, Jan. 18

All Metro operated buses and Metro Rail trains will operate on a regular schedule on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. 

Keywords: king day, schedule, public transportation, los angeles

January 15, 2010
Metro To Host Century City Open House For Westside Subway Extension

If you work in Century City, Metro invites you to learn about plans to bring the subway west and share your views. This lunch time open house is intended to bring Century City workers up to speed with progress on the proposed Westside Subway Extension, discuss plans for a future Century City station, and solicit input.

Keywords: westside subway extension, information, open house, Century City

January 14, 2010
Go Metro and Get 50 Percent Off Admission at “Go Green Expo” January 23 through January 24 at Los Angeles Convention Center

Go Metro and Go Green to the "Go Green Expo" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn about how green alternatives can positively change your lifestyle and protect the environment.

Keywords: go metro, go green expo, ed begley, hemingway, eco

January 13, 2010
Jan. 13 Northbound I-405 Carpool Lane Construction Work Cancelled

Revised Construction Update: Construction work for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project has been cancelled again today, Jan. 13 due to forecasted rains and wet surface conditions.

Keywords: I-405, construction notice, freeway, traffic, commute

January 13, 2010
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Chair Ara Najarian Presents Measure R Check to City of Glendale

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Chair Ara Najarian, along with Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa and Metro CEO Art Leahy, presented a ceremonial check in the amount of $491,969, Jan. 12, to Glendale City Council members at Glendale City Hall

Keywords: measure R, transportation, funding, glendale, los angeles, metro

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