Metro Little Tokyo/Arts District Station Permanently Closing Due To Transit ProjectMetro's Little Tokyo/Arts District Station will permanently close on Oct. 24 as work begins on the Regional Connector Transit Project.
Metro To Offer Free Rides On Election Day; Ballot Drop Boxes Added To StationsMetro will offer free service on Election Day, Nov. 3, and vote-by-mail ballot drop-off boxes have been placed at 19 rail and bus stations.
LA Metro To Replace Smart Bikes With Classic Bikes In Westside Area Due To Lack Of PopularityMetro has announced bicycles with smart technology offered for public use will be replaced with classic models due to lack of popularity in Westside neighborhoods.
Contactless Payment: Metro Makes TAP Cards Available On Apple DevicesThe app is compatible with iPhone 8 and later and Apple Watch Series 3 and later. An Android version of the app is expected to launch later this year.
Metro C Line To Halt Some Service This Weekend For Rail Line MaintenanceGreen Line rail service will be unavailable between the Harbor Freeway Station and Aviation/LAX Station beginning Friday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. until Sunday, Aug. 30.
Metro C Line To Halt Service Friday To Saturday From Crenshaw To Redondo BeachMetro will temporarily halt C Line (Green) service between the Crenshaw and Redondo Beach stations from Friday to Saturday for construction to connect the future Crenshaw/LAX Line.
More Than $1 Billion In Coronavirus Relief Aid Awarded To Metro, MetrolinkThe funds are being granted to support expenses for continued transit operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, public safety and maintenance.
LA Metro Asks For Report On Potentially Removing Armed Officers From Buses, TrainsThe motion was proposed last week by L.A. County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis, along with L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin, all members of the board of directors.
Metro Bus Operator Dies From COVID-19 Complications 10 Days After Testing PositiveThe bus operator, assigned to Metro Division 13 in downtown Los Angeles, last worked in mid-May and tested positive for the virus on June 2.
Coronavirus: Masks Now Required For Metro Passengers And LAX TravelersMetro has implemented several changes, including requiring that passengers board from the rear door and installing plastic shields between drivers and riders.
Contractor For MTA Short On Hand Sanitizer Days After Driver Tests Positive For CoronavirusDrivers rely on sanitizer to keep themselves safe and the bus-riding public.
Crime Down 17 Percent On Metro Buses, Light Rail TrainsCrime overall has decreased 17 percent over five years on Metro’s buses and light rail trains, with serious crimes down nearly 23 percent, between 2015 and 2019.
Metro Introduces New Letter Names For Its LinesMetro’s light rail trains are transitioning from a color-identifying scheme to letter identifiers, and the new system is not quite intuitive.
Man Struck, Killed By Expo Line Train In South LAThe LAPD said the man had fallen backward onto the track and was struck by the train, which had been headed to downtown Los Angeles. The train did not stop because the conductor did not realize there had been a collision, police said.
Metro Driving Toward Sepulveda Pass Toll Lanes On 405 FreewayMetro is in the early stages of a plan to create 405 Freeway “fast lanes” that would give drivers willing to pay up a lane of their own.