Here's the news release from Metro: Los Angeles, Calif. – The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and its contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure West, plan to open two key ramps — the Westbound Wilshire on-ramp to the Northbound I-405 and the Northbound I-405 off-ramp to Westbound Wilshire — on Friday, [continue reading]
UPDATE, 9:40 a.m.: The Blue Line is resuming normal service between Washington-7th/Metro. A Blue Line train collided with a Metro bus Line 51 in downtown Los Angeles at approx. 6:56 a.m. The train was heading southbound when it hit the southbound bus at Washington and San Pedro on the south side [continue reading]
Countdown clock widgets for Carmageddon II on the weekend of Sept. 29-30 are now available in a variety of sizes. Please see this page on metro.net to get the code — the widgets are very easy to install on websites.
Special Event Detour Affected Line: Metro Local Line 002 002 Effective Dates: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 — Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 Description Line: 2 In effect: 2:30 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2012 Until 7:00 a.m. Sunday, August 19, 2012 Or when barricades are present Location: Sunset Blvd. between San Vicente Blvd. & Doheny Dr. Reason: Annual [continue reading]
The idea is to better connect the Expo Line to both downtown Santa Monica and Westwood and UCLA. Here’s the news from the Big Blue Bus website: Big News: Fall Service Begins August 26 & 27 Read all about new Rapid 12 and Rapid 20, and changes to Routes 2, [continue reading]
The doors on your train this afternoon are not broken! Here’s the alert from Metro’s Twitter feed: Due to #FlexAlert, Metro Rail doors to be placed on passenger release mode to help keep A/C inside. Use door adjacent button to open. The ongoing heat wave has raised concerns that the [continue reading]
With two earthquakes in the Los Angeles region in the past 12 hours — both reported as 4.5-magnitude by the U.S. Geological Survey — Metro is reporting no damage to its rail system. As per procedure, trains slowed down immediately after the quake to ensure the system had not suffered [continue reading]
There are two disabled trains on the tracks between the 23rd Street and Expo Park stations, meaning the tracks are blocked. As a result, trains are operating between 7th/Metro Center and 23rd Street station with another set of trains running between Vermont station and Culver City station. A bus bridge [continue reading]