From the Metro Twitter feed: Newhall #Earthquake Update: All Metro Rail lines are running on time w/ no delays in service. No damage reported. A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck this afternoon at 1:47 p.m. in the Newhall area.
Police activity that closed the Memorial Park Station in Pasadena concluded at 3:17 a.m. this morning. Delays of up to 20 minutes affected the Pasadena segment of the Gold Line from Del Mar to Lake stations. A bus bridge transported passengers to either destination and trains had to share a [continue reading]
Gold Line: Police activity closes Memorial Park station; buses will shuttle passengers to Del Mar and Lake stations
Update 8:20 p.m.: Track is cleared at Memorial Park Station to allow trains to resume service and bypass Memorial Park Station. Bus bridge will transport passengers to Del Mar and Lake stations. Police activity on board a Metro Gold Line train stopped at the Memorial Park station has effectively closed [continue reading]
Major delays of more than 30 minutes that plagued service on the Pasadena side of the Metro Gold Line since Wednesday evening continued into the morning commute as crews completed repair of the overhead wire system that powers the trains and relocated two trains stranded on the tracks. Damage to [continue reading]
Update: Gold Line trains every 20 minutes to Pasadena stations; no delays in service to East Los Angeles
Update 5 a.m. Trains running every 20 minutes on Metro Gold Line in Pasadena area from Union Station to Sierra Madre Villa stations. Trains using single track between Indiana location and Allen Station to bypass stranded trains at Fillmore and Del Mar. No delays for trains serving East Los Angeles [continue reading]
The 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. carpool and transitway closures begin Sunday night, Aug. 7 to accommodate the ExpressLanes project, which is converting the existing carpool lanes into toll lanes. The closures are scheduled to continue through Sept. 2012. Several bus lines, including the Silver Line, will be impacted. Please [continue reading]
Lots of rail work happening this weekend, so if you’re planning on riding (perhaps to a Go Metro Weekend destination?) take heed to the info in this post. Friday after 8:30pm Purple Line only runs between Wilshire/Western & Wilshire/Vermont due to maintenance in Downtown stations. As a result, Red Line [continue reading]
Here’s the news release from Metro: Metro Blue Line service in the Long Beach area will be replaced by bus service this weekend due to City of Long Beach tree trimming maintenance work. · Beginning Friday night at 9 p.m. and continuing through 2 a.m. Sunday morning, trains will not [continue reading]
photo by Gayle Anderson/Metro That was the scene a little while ago as the first wave of cars traveled over the Sepulveda Pass on the southbound 405.
With work on tearing down the southern half of the Mulholland Drive Bridge complete, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Sunday that the 405 freeway over the Sepulveda Pass will begin reopening about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, more than 17 hours before the scheduled reopening at 5 a.m. Monday. “Not enough [continue reading]