Policy & Funding

Metro Board approves hiring of Transit Security Officers, law enforcement contract negotiations and policies to improve safety for bus and rail riders

Two weeks after the official launch of nearly 300 unarmed Metro Ambassadors aboard trains and buses, the Metro Board of Directors last Thursday approved the hiring of 48 new Transit Security Officers to keep bus operators and riders safe. The Board also authorized the agency to re-negotiate and potentially extend [continue reading]

Join Metro for a kick-off community meeting to discuss First/Last Mile improvements for the Western/Slauson intersection

Metro is working to make streets and sidewalks safe and convenient for everyone to support healthy neighborhoods as part of the Metro Active Transportation (MAT) grant program. We are working to identify improvements in the Western/Slauson area. Improvements focus on enhancing safety and access for transit riders accessing the station on [continue reading]