Metro and the Festival of Books

The first day of the L.A. Times Festival of Books was fairly quiet for Metro considering the size of the event. Only Jefferson/USC Station and 7th/Metro Station experienced higher than average crowds, and part of the crowds at 7th/Metro were heading toward Long Beach for the Grand Prix. For the [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, April 19: A major city on lockdown, gas prices dip, CSUN bike collective, bullet train bidding rules changed

Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. It’s almost impossible to put an entire U.S. metro area on lockdown (The Atlantic: [continue reading]

Statement from Metro CEO Art Leahy

Metro CEO Art Leahy has released the following statement regarding the appointment of an Interim Commander of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Transportation Services Bureau: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Commander Ronene Anda as Interim Commander of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s (LASD) Transportation Services Bureau. Anda [continue reading]