LAX Flyaway and G Shuttle bus from Green Line station resuming service

Please keep in mind that many flights have been delayed and allow extra travel time as Los Angeles International Airport reopens after this morning’s shootings in Terminal 3.
Follow @LAX_Official on Twitter and the different airlines for the latest information. Also, click here for LAX flight arrival and departure information.

Service Alert: major delays for all buses that travel in the LAX area including Green Line shuttle and Flyaway buses

Los Angeles International Airport is currently shut down due to police activity. The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all flights and no vehicles are allowed to enter the horseshoe road leading to the terminals at this time, including FlyAway buses, Metro Green Line “G” shuttle buses from Aviation/LAX Station and other airport connections.

Metro Green Line service is not affected. Expect MAJOR DELAYS on all Metro buses that travel in the LAX area as streets are extremely congested and there are other road closures. Century Boulevard is closed from Sepulveda to Aviation. Buses will be detouring around the area if possible.

All exits to LAX from the 105 and 405 freeways are closed, according to the California Highway Patrol, which says all motorists should avoid traveling in the area.

FlyAway buses are not routing any buses through the area.

Updates will follow. Follow Metro on Twitter @metrolosangeles and @metroLAalerts for immediate updates.

Tweets and Facebook updates from government agencies on the incident:

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Reminder: bus detours in effect for West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval

Happy Halloween, Source readers! And, as usual, there will be some bus detours tonight in order to accommodate the annual West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval.

Bus lines 2, 4, 10/48, 30, 105, 330, 704 and 705 will be impacted throughout the day and until 8 a.m. Friday.

Please click here for detour details on each of the lines.

Also, Metro Rail will be running regular hours tonight, meaning that the last train on rail lines will be between midnight and 1 a.m. — with last trains for certain connecting leaving earlier. Please see rail timetables for more info.

And, finally, Instagrammers: please share your photos of people in great costumes using the Metro system!

BLUE LINE UPDATE: limited train service from Willow to DT Long Beach this morning

UPDATE 10 a.m. TUESDAY: bus shuttles are again running between Willow and Downtown Long Beach as repairs continue.

UPDATE TUESDAY MORNING: Blue Line is running limited servce between Willow Station and Downtown Long Beach. Bus shuttles are also in service to accommodate rush hour commuters. Please follow station announcements.

UPDATE: Metro Blue Line is suspended between PCH Station and Downtown Long Beach through the evening and until close of service due to the overhead wire malfunctioning, requiring an approximately 500-foot new section of wire to be installed.

Please follow station announcements.

Customers are encouraged to use alternate routes. Long Beach Transit will cross honor fares for service between Willow Station and Downtown Long Beach.

For up-to-the-minute status updates, follow Metro on Twitter @metrolosangeles or @metroLAalerts

Monday night’s scheduled Blue Line maintenance has been cancelled due to suspended service between PCH Station and Downtown Long Beach. Trains run every 15 minutes between 7th St./Metro Center and Willow Station through close of service.

Service Alert: Limited nighttime service on Blue Line from Willowbrook to Long Beach October 27-30

Willowbrook-LBTM (30 Mins)

Due to vital track maintenance, there will be limited nighttime train service on the Metro Blue Line between Willowbrook Station and Downtown Long Beach Station beginning Sunday, October 27 through Wednesday, October 30. The maintenance is a continuation of last week’s track tampering, which levels and strengthens the tracks, ensuring durability as well as a smooth ride for train passengers.

Starting at 9 p.m. until close of service, Blue Line trains between Willowbrook Station and Downtown Long Beach Station will only run every 30 minutes. Customers may need to switch trains at Willowbrook Station to continue southbound to Long Beach. Regular evening service will run between 7th St/Metro Center and Willowbrook.

Announcements will be made at Blue Line stations. You can also follow alerts on Twitter or check Metro’s Service Advisories page. Please note that NexTrip may not accurately predict service at this time. Plan ahead and expect extended wait times if you need to travel that segment Sunday through Wednesday after 9 p.m.

Check out the video below to see what track tampering looks like.

405 Commuter Alert: Sepulveda Boulevard at Wilshire Closed

405 Commuter Alert

10 a.m. update: Sepulveda Boulevard and Northbound offramp to Westbound Wilshire are now open.

9:30 a.m. update:  The opening of Sepulveda Boulevard is now forecast to open approximately 10 a.m.

6:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22:  The I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements contractor will require additional time to conduct falsework removal activities at the Wilshire Interchange this morning. Sepulveda Boulevard will be closed between Ohio and Wilshire Boulevard until approximately 9 a.m. The Northbound offramp to Westbound Wilshire also will be closed.  Current detours from night-time work activities will remain in place.  Nearby freeway ramps will be open.  Traffic control officers are being deployed to the area to assist motorists. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible to help reduce congestion impacts.


Service Alert: Limited nighttime service on Blue Line from Willowbrook to Long Beach October 20-23

Willowbrook-LBTM (30 Mins)

Due to track maintenance that must be completed on the Metro Blue Line, there will be limited nighttime train service between Willowbrook Station and Downtown Long Beach Station beginning Sunday, October 20 through Wednesday, October 23.

Starting at 9 p.m. until close of service, Blue Line trains between Willowbrook Station and Downtown Long Beach Station will only run every 30 minutes. Customers may need to switch trains at Willowbrook Station to continue southbound to Long Beach. Regular evening service will run between 7th St/Metro Center and Willowbrook.

Announcements will be made at Blue Line stations. You can also follow alerts on Twitter or check Metro’s Service Advisories page. Please note that NexTrip may not accurately predict service at this time. Plan ahead and expect extended wait times if you need to travel that segment Sunday through Wednesday after 9 p.m.

And what kind of train maintenance is being performed, you ask? Check out the video below to see what track tampering looks like. Track tampering levels the tracks – giving train passengers a smoother ride – and makes the tracks more durable so they can go longer without repairs.

Service alert: disruptions to Red Line service

UPDATE, 4:08 P.M.: The trespasser has been apprehended.

UPDATE, 4:24 P.M.: Normal Red Line service resumes with some residual delays. Thanks for your patience!

Except service delays in Red Line service this afternoon as Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies search for an apparent trespasser in the train tunnel between Universal City and Hollywood/Highland stations.

The latest info:

Red Line up to 20 min delays due to trespasser on tracks near Universal/Studio Cty. Trains share 1 track in H’wood. Follow announcements.^LA

For up to date service alerts, please follow Metro’s regular Twitter feed or Metro’s Twitter feed with only service alerts.

 


720 detouring along Santa Monica Blvd between Barrington and Bundy due to LAFD Activity

Due to an earlier fire near Barrington and Wilshire, Line 720 will detour along Santa Monica Blvd between Barrington Ave and Bundy Dr. The detour is expected to last until approximately 6 p.m. or until the affected segment of Wilshire Blvd is reopened. Here are the details of the detour route:

720 Westbound: L-Barrington, R-Santa Monica, R-Bundy, L-Wilshire then normal route.

720 Eastbound: R-Bundy, L-Santa Monica, L-Barrington, R-Wilshire and normal route.

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