Metro Blue Line is currently experiencing some delays due to a southbound train track incident at Long Beach Transit Mall Station. No injuries or damage have been reported. Trains are delayed up to 30 minutes from Anaheim Station. Bus bridges are being set up at 1st Street, 5th Street, Anaheim, Pacific and [continue reading]
Metro Red Line is currently experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes due to police activity at Hollywood/Western Station. Trains are bypassing station. Those en route can exit at Hollywood/Vine Station and transfer to Metro Bus 180, 181 or 780 back to Hollywood/Western. Up-to-the-minute updates will be available at metro.net and Metro’s Twitter feed.
As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all Metro buses and trains are running on their normal weekday schedule today.
UPDATE, 4:53 P.M.: Red Line Update: Trespasser has been removed, tracks are being re-energized. Plz standby for an all clear update. These service alerts were just issued: Red Line suspended btwn Vermont/Beverly + Vermont/Santa Monica due to trespasser on tracks. Use Line 204, 754 on Vermont btwn stations. Expect major [continue reading]
This year’s Kingdom Day Parade will be held on Saturday, January 19 from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.The parade will begin at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Avenue and travel west along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to Crenshaw, where the parade route will turn south. The route ends at Leimert Park, where the [continue reading]
UPDATE: The station re-opened late Friday evening. The Blue Line’s Vernon Station is closed until further notice after a person on the tracks near the station was struck by a train and fatally injured, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. As of now, trains are stopping at all stations [continue reading]
Downtown Los Angeles should be quite a scene tomorrow night with the New Year’s Race half-marathon beginning at 9 p.m. As the above map shows, the race goes right through the heart of downtown, which is also the heart of the Metro bus system. That means that many bus detours [continue reading]
The Gold Line will be running all night on New Year’s Eve for those who want to view the floats tonight as they line up on Orange Grove Boulevard or those headed to the parade or game on Tuesday. Four stations in Pasadena (Del Mar, Memorial Park, Lake and Allen) [continue reading]
The rundown on Metro service on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day: Affected Rail Lines: Metro Blue Line, Metro Red Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Purple Line, Metro Expo Line Affected Bus Lines: Orange Line (901) Effective Dates: Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 — Tuesday, Jan. 1, [continue reading]