UPDATE: 12:06 p.m. – Blue Line Transit Mall and Pacific stations in Long Beach cleared for service. Blue Line resumes normal operations. 11:30 a.m. – Blue Line Transit Mall and Pacific stations in the Long Beach area are closed to all traffic at 11:15 a.m. while Long Beach police investigate suspicious activity. Southbound [continue reading]
UPDATE: 5 p.m. Metro Bus Lines 200 and 550 will be detoured to nearby thruways. Also, Metro Bus Line 910, the Silver Line, will use the 37th St. station. Signs are being posted at bus stops. Some Metro bus lines will be detoured due to anticipated street closures in the [continue reading]
Just in time for a rainy commute, the Blue Line powers up for the start of service at 4 a.m. Downtown Blue Line stations — Washington, Grand, Pico/Chick Hearn, 7th Metro Center — were closed to allow for construction of the Expo light rail line. Rail service from Long Beach [continue reading]
UPDATE: Service restored at 7 a.m. Construction delays for Metro Blue Line service in downtown Los Angeles are expected to continue through mid-morning on Monday. A bus bridge remains in effect to shuttle passengers between Grand and 7t St/ Metro Center stations. Passengers may experience significant travel delays of up [continue reading]
The Metro Blue Line resumes normal operations at the start of service on Monday morning. Blue Line trains were not running in downtown Los Angeles this weekend due to construction that will eventually tie the future Expo Line into existing Blue line tracks. Drivers take note. The eastbound 18th Street [continue reading]
Ara Najarian, Chair of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors, joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich and Metro’s CEO Art Leahy today to present Measure R sales tax money to the Palmdale City Council for use in improving transportation in the city. The Measure R [continue reading]
All Metro buses and Metro Rail trains, including the Red Line, Purple Line, Blue Line, Green Line and Gold Line, will operate on a regular schedule on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 15. As always, you can check the routes and schedules on the trip planner at www.metro.net or call 1-800-COMMUTE.
Full service on the Green Line has been restored at 4:21 p.m. Bus bridge to shuttle passengers has been discontinued. Both tracks lost power between Lakewood and Long Beach stations earlier in the afternoon.
Green Line service is interrupted between Long Beach and Lakewood stations due to power loss on both tracks. Expect 20-minute delay. Bus bridge is now in effect shuttling Metro patrons between Long Beach and Lakewood Stations. Shuttle buses are operating every 10 minutes. Service is likely to be completely restored within the hour.
In an effort to promote public safety awareness along the Metro Blue Line, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and Los Angeles Police Department today issued 330 citations, 30 warnings and impounded 24 vehicles for 30 days along the street running (non-gated) segment of the light rail line between Washington Station [continue reading]