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 and Caltrans for in-person & virtual combined meeting for the Task Force and Community Leadership Committee

This is the first time that the task force will hold a simultaneous in-person and virtual meeting Metro and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) invite community members, stakeholders and residents to participate in the first in-person/virtual “hybrid” special combined meeting of the Task Force and Community Leadership Committee (CLC) [continue reading]