Metro creates its first Youth Council!

In October 2021, Metro announced that it was creating its first Youth Council to develop the capacity of young people to engage with and participate in Metro’s plans, projects, programs and initiatives. The first council members have been selected after receiving over 200 applications countywide. When selecting youth, staff were [continue reading]

Deadline extended! Crenshaw/LAX neighborhood art contest gives high school students high-visibility opportunity and $500

Attention high school students with roots in the Crenshaw District, Inglewood, Westchester, the LAX community and adjacent areas! Metro invites students grades 9-12 to submit artwork that celebrates the unique character of the neighborhoods along the upcoming Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project corridor. Eight artworks, identified by a panel of community leaders [continue reading]

Metro awarded $1.24 billion from Federal American Rescue Plan Act to maintain service and project progress during COVID-19 pandemic

Metro today announced that it had been awarded $1.24 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (P.L. 117-2) funds to help pay for expenses incurred by the agency during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “LA Metro is deeply appreciative to U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla, our Los Angeles County Congressional [continue reading]