Posted after the jump are the latest on 405 lane closures as part of the project to build a northbound carpool lane between the Santa Monica and Ventura freeways. Tonight’s feature attraction is a full-lane closure between Getty Center Drive and Greenleaf Street. Just a heads up: the closures on [continue reading]
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a southbound Blue Line light rail train about 4 p.m. Friday afternoon at the Century Boulevard crossing, according to Metro officials. The incident is under investigation. Trains are single-tracking around the accident site and Blue Line passengers should expect 20-minute delays. UPDATE: Regular [continue reading]
The Bus Bench, one of L.A.’s most outspoken transit blogs, has launched a new Google Maps mash-up with the ambitious goal of mapping and reviewing every single bus stop and rail station in L.A. by August 30 of this year. To put the challenge in perspective, Metro has 15,967 bus [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.
Beginning Feb. 22, the elevator at the Slauson station on the Blue Line will be out of service for repair work and isn’t scheduled to reopen until early April. The station is elevated and the elevator is the only way for folks who use wheelchairs to access the train platform. [continue reading]
As you may have noticed by now, the redesigned Metro website is up and running. At this juncture, some elements are still being tested and there’s still some tinkering going on to ensure that the technical aspects of the site work. We’ll have more in the next few days about [continue reading]
Metro has begun installing fencing on First Street to help improve safety along the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension. About two miles of fences will be erected along the line by June. The idea is to make it difficult for jaywalkers to try to dash across the tracks. Photo: Luis [continue reading]
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.
Observant visitors to Metro.net no doubt noticed something new on the homepage. Metro communications staff has quietly rolled out a new system for getting service alerts and system status updates out to customers via a new Twitter account: @metroLAalerts. Be aware, however, the system is currently in the “beta” stage [continue reading]