Metrolink will keep normal schedules for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, but with a special offer to bring a friend along for free. Metrolink ticket-holders are invited to bring one guest to ride for free on Metrolink trains. This first-of-its-kind promotion allows customers who have a valid one-way, [continue reading]
Los Angeles County Supervisor and Metro Chairman Don Knabe brought the “State of Transportation” Wednesday to a group of civic leaders from the Gateway Cities and South Bay regions of Los Angeles County at the Cerritos Library. The confab took transportation on the road, detailing highway, rail and other transportation projects [continue reading]
The buck starts here: Caltrans recruiting public input for plans to improve north corridor of scenic rail line to San Luis Obispo
Caltrans kicks off the first of four “scoping” meetings Monday to gather public and agency input that will eventually shape the environmental scope of plans to seek funding for much-needed improvements to the 222-mile Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN North) rail corridor. The meeting will be held at [continue reading]
Metro Board Chairman Don Knabe has issued this statement on FTA go-ahead for Westside Subway Extension and Regional Connector: Metro has received welcome news from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) that it can proceed with preliminary engineering for the subway extension to Westwood and the Regional Connector underground light rail [continue reading]
Metro Rail ready to carry thousands of revelers, parade-goers and football fans to Pasadena New Year’s festivities
Video: Rain didn’t stop 2011 Tournament of Roses Queen Evanne Elizabeth Friedmann, Princess Tenaya Miyoko Senzaki and Princess Michelle Kaye Washington from an official and enthusiastic endorsement of the Metro Gold Line. The royal entourage joined with Los Angeles County Supervisor and Metro Director Michael Antonovich, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan [continue reading]
Red Line powers back up; subway service returns to normal after power at Westlake station is restored.
What was happening: A loss of traction power to the Westlake/MacArthur Park Red Line station at proximately 2:30 p.m. is closing that station until power is restored. Trains are unable to pass through the station because the loss of power there has de-energized the tracks.
A loss of traction power to the Westlake/MacArthur Park Red Line station at approximately 2:30 p.m. is closing that station until power is restored. Trains are unable to pass through the station because the loss of power there has de-energized the tracks. Crews are en route to determine the cause and resolve [continue reading]
Blue Line service has returned to normal schedule in time for the Thursday morning commute. Repairs to the damaged catenary wires and a section of track along the Metro Blue Line that restricted trains to every 20 minutes since Monday afternoon were completed in the early morning hours. The section [continue reading]
Repairs on Blue Line nearly complete; normal service expected to resume in time for Thursday morning commute
Normal service according to schedule may return to Blue Line operations in time for the Thursday morning commute. Repairs to the damaged catenary wires and a section of track along the Metro Blue Line that restricted trains to every 20 minutes are nearly complete. Repairs were suspended due to lightning activity for [continue reading]
Power is restored to a section of the Gold Line Eastside Extension where service was delayed between Mariachi Plaza and Maravilla stations. Service is restored to normal operations. What was happening: A lightning strike in downtown Los Angeles a little after 2 p.m. briefly knocked out power in the Red Line [continue reading]