@metroLAelevator – New Twitter feed for elevator service alerts

You’ve requested it and we’re listening – Metro has added an additional Twitter feed for service updates addressing elevator service alerts. @metroLAelevator will be reserved for announcing elevator outages — and when they’re back in service. Along with @metroLAalerts, these two Twitter feeds are a great resource for customers with mobile devices or online access. In fact, here’s the first tweet:

Both Twitter feeds are maintained by Stephen Tu, Transportation Planner, in the Executive Office of Operations. You may recognize his initials at the end of most tweets: ^ST.

If you have a mobile device, here are some tips for getting Metro service alerts on your device:

In the coming weeks, we’ll also integrate this information into appropriate metro.net pages:

There you have it, go follow @metroLAelevator! Here’s a list of all of our social media feeds (Twitter, Facebook, and other RSS content).

2 replies

  1. This is pure Jay Leno material.

    “LA’s public transportation system is so awful, they actually have Twitter feeds dedicated for inoperable elevators.”

  2. So glad! I have my iPhone set to automatically get alerts from the @MetroLAalerts account and all of the elevator tweets have been making my phone go off all day long. I realize it’s important for many people and glad we’re disseminating that information… but I’m even more glad it’s on a different feed now!