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]
An overhead wire issue between the Wardlow and Willow stations this afternoon is likely to cause 25 minute delays through the afternoon rush hour. Trains are single-tracking around the area where repairs are underway. This is a separate issue from the one that caused delays this morning. The best way [continue reading]
Just a reminder: if you were late to work or school because of the power outage on the Blue Line this morning between the Anaheim and Del Amo stations, you can contact Metro customer relations to receive a verification of the delay by calling 213.922.6235 or faxing 213.922.6988.