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Union Station: A grand opening

Click on a photo to see a larger version or click on the first version to begin a slideshow-type display. Photos courtesy of the Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation Collection. This is the first of a series of posts on the history of Union Station that will run on Tuesdays and [continue reading]

Six Metro divisions recognized as International Standards Organization (ISO) 14001 certified facilities

Six Metro divisions were recently recognized as International Standards Organization (ISO) 14001 certified facilities for their exemplary efforts in developing and implementing Metro’s Environmental Management System (EMS) at their facilities. Over the last month, transportation and maintenance staff at Divisions 9, 10, 11, 20/Location 61, 21 and the Central Maintenance [continue reading]

Metro welcomes small business and prime contractors to great contracting opportunities during construction boom

More than 600 small business and 25 prime contractors are expected to visit Metro on Tuesday, February 25, to learn about business opportunities and to facilitate one-on-one conversations between small business and decision-makers from the construction industry. This a great opportunity for small business owners and prime contractors to network, [continue reading]

Calling all veterans in L.A. County

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7l9-SOoe9g] Since April 2012, Metro has led a successful Veteran’s Hiring Initiative with a goal that 12% of new hires be veterans. As part of this initiative, Metro has participated in numerous career fairs, hosted networking events and collaborated with other organizations in an effort to reach into the veteran community. Metro will [continue reading]