Here are three of the noteworthy actions taken by the Metro Board of Directors at their meeting Thursday: *A contract worth up to $30.45 million was approved with 21 local tow truck companies to provide Freeway Service Patrols. Item 60 on the agenda. *The Board decided to restart the process [continue reading]
Gold Line trains are running full service from East L.A. to Pasadena on normal Sunday schedule . Tracks are cleared and repairs to power line structure damaged by fallen tree in Highland Park on Friday morning were completed and fully tested by 7:35 a.m.
Service on the Gold Line continues with a 20-minute delay as a traction and power crew works to repair damage to the catenary system just north of the Highland Park station. Trains are running on a single-track between Southwest Museum station in Mt. Washington and Mission station in South Pasadena [continue reading]
Due to ongoing rains, night-time construction activity, including full freeway segment closures scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled. Surface conditions will be too wet for restriping work. The contractor will likely proceed with work on the evening of Monday, January 25 from the I-10 Freeway to Santa Monica Blvd. [continue reading]
Two trains are operating between the Sierra Madre station in eastern Pasadena and the Mission station in South Pasadena. Five trains are operating north and south between Southwest Museum and Atlantic stations. Service out of Sierra Madre will operate every 20 minutes. Service out of the Atlantic will operate every [continue reading]
At approximately 4 a.m., a tree fell on the overhead power lines of the Metro Gold Line at the Arroyo Verde road crossing. The tree is blocking both train tracks. Repair crews are on scene and hope to clear track 2 to enable single tracking around the location when possible. [continue reading]
A Gold Line train and truck collided on the Eastside this morning at 10:23 a.m. at 3rd Street and Downey Road. Both the train and the truck were headed eastbound when the truck apparently made a u-turn in front of the train, according to Metro officials. There were an estimated [continue reading]
Metro Blue Line service will be delayed about one minute from scheduled times from today until next weekend because of a vehicle accident on Thursday that damaged signal system equipment in Compton. A Blue Line train was not involved in the accident. As a result, Blue Line trains are now [continue reading]
Blue Line trains are back on schedule. No more delays.
Regular Blue Line service was supposed to resume today after planned disruptions this weekend due to Expo Line construction. But the bus bridge continues this morning as work is being done tying Expo Line tracks into the Blue Line. Metro provided buses to transport Blue Line passengers between the 7th [continue reading]