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Metro awarded $1.24 billion from Federal American Rescue Plan Act to maintain service and project progress during COVID-19 pandemic

Metro today announced that it had been awarded $1.24 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (P.L. 117-2) funds to help pay for expenses incurred by the agency during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “LA Metro is deeply appreciative to U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla, our Los Angeles County Congressional [continue reading]

UPDATE: L Line (Gold) repairs completed, trains resuming scheduled service

#Pasadena EB/WB 210 at Madre, overturned big rig blocking the @metrolaalerts train tracks.WATCH LIVE: https://t.co/OaLA9R1v1s pic.twitter.com/SZYTxWiMBk — Robin Winston (@RobinWinstonTV) July 26, 2021 UPDATE: Cleanup and removal of debris from the L Line right-of-way has been completed. Trains will resume scheduled service between APU/Citrus College and Union Station; bus shuttles cancelled. [continue reading]

Mayor Garcetti and Metro celebrate $1.6 billion in relief funds for local transit agencies from American Rescue Plan

Here’s the news release from the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti: LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today celebrated the American Rescue Plan’s investment of more than $1.6 billion in transportation agencies across the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Urbanized Area. Joined by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) [continue reading]