Transit forecast for Friday, May 20

For a complete list of planned service advisories please visit the Service Advisories page on And for the latest service alerts follow @MetroLAalerts on Twitter.

Blue Line

due to major Blue Line/Expo Construction, beginning at 8:30pm Friday and through Sunday Close, trains will operate only between Washington Station & Long Beach Transit Mall.  Trains will operate on regular schedule.  Shuttle Buses (Line 801) will operate between Washington Station & 7th/Metro Center.  Please be advised to allow up to 40 additional minutes to complete your trip and that work will occur over additional weekends; notices will be posted. See here for bus shuttle stop locations.

Dates: through Sunday.

Gold Line

Due to vehicle testing after 9pm, southbound trains to East LA or Union Station may depart Sierra Madre Villa 2 minutes later than normal.

  • Southbound trains may depart Sierra Madre Villa at 9:22pm, 9:42pm, 10:02pm, 10:22pm and every 20 minutes until last train at 12:40am.
  • Southbound trips continuing to East LA Atlantic will depart on regular schedule from Union Station.
  • During this time, trains in both directions will share ONE track at Allen Station. Please check train destination signs and announcements before boarding.

Dates: today only.

Detours for Red Bull Soapbox Race

Due to Red Bull Soapbox Race, Metro may experience bus service delays and detours along Grand, Olive, and 5th St. Passengers are encouraged to use Metro Red & Purple Lines or allow extra travel time due to street closures and traffic congestion. Longer Red & Purple Line trains will be in operation on Saturday, May 21 beginning at 10am.

Please see here for additional information on bus detours.

Dates: through Sunday.

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