Just a reminder, L.A. Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 17 and run from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica Pier. The event begins at 6:55 a.m. and is expected to end around 5 p.m. Due to road closures and bus detours, Metro Rail is the best option for those [continue reading]
UPDATE: The El Monte Busway will remain open on Sunday due to the Los Angeles Marathon. The El Monte Busway and I-10 ExpressLanes between Alameda Street and the I-710 Freeway will be closed this weekend due to Caltrans road work. This will impact the Metro Silver Line, Lines 485 and 487. [continue reading]
Power has been restored and the Metro Red and Purple lines are now resuming normal service. A loss of power at the Pershing Square Station required that trains single track between Westlake/MacArthur Park Station and Union Station. The issue has been resolved.
Due to a loss of power at Pershing Square Station, Metro Red and Purple Line trains are operating on a single track between Westlake/MacArthur Park Staton and Union Station. Delays currently are approximately 20 minutes.
Due to circumstances beyond Metro’s control, buses can no longer use the Sunset Boulevard/Marquez Avenue turnaround. This means Metro buses will no longer be able to serve stops in the westbound direction of Sunset Boulevard between Temescal Canyon Road and Marquez Avenue beginning Wednesday, March 13. Westbound buses on Sunset [continue reading]
As of 2 p.m. repairs to the overhead wire have been completed and tested. Normal service resuming at this time. WHAT HAPPENED WITH THE BLUE LINE THIS MORNING? At 8:15 a.m. a southbound Blue Line train experienced an overhead wire entanglement near San Pedro Station. The live wire landed partially [continue reading]
Damage to an overhead power supply wire near the San Pedro Station resulted in power loss to the southbound Blue Line track and both Expo Line tracks this morning. As of 9:10 a.m. power has been restored to the southbound Expo Line track. A bus bridge is still in effect between [continue reading]
UPDATE, Noon: The suspicious package has been cleared and Green Line service is presently being restored. Here’s the service alert from earlier this morning: Green Line suspended btwn Avalon + Long Bch Blvd due to suspicious pkg at Willowbrook. Bus shuttles requested. Follow announcements.10:23 AM, Wed Mar 06
Here is the notice from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power about the upcoming Coldwater Canyon Boulevard closure. And here is a Source post about some transit alternatives to get around the closure and detours.