Metro debuted the first of 550 New Flyer buses this morning. The New Flyer buses will be replacing the remaining high floor buses, thus making Metro a 100 percent low-floor fleet. Additionally, the buses will eventually replace all coaches built between 1999 and 2001, which will result in a much [continue reading]
One of the best things about living in sunny SoCal is that we can enjoy the region’s many parks practically 365 days a year. But weather isn’t the only thing on our side when it comes to accessing green space and staying active. Metro provides service to many parks in [continue reading]
Metro currently boards more than 80,000 wheelchair passengers a month, and the new CNG New Flyer buses Metro has ordered will make getting around on Metro Bus even easier and safer for wheelchair riders. The new buses will come with two Q’PODs, a three-point securement system which makes securing front-facing [continue reading]
Metro Board Directors and Metro executives gathered this week at Arthur Winston Division 5 to celebrate the bus maintenance facility’s 100th birthday. Division 5 opened on December 30, 1912 as a streetcar maintenance facility and has been providing the city of Los Angeles with continous transit service ever since. In [continue reading]
Online at latimes.com: A crash-less course in driving MTA’s new natural gas bus A million or so boardings on an average weekday translates to a lot of people whose other car is a Metro bus. Maybe that’s why Los Angeles Times auto critic David Undercoffler wanted to take the newest [continue reading]
Metrolink will keep normal schedules for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, but with a special offer to bring a friend along for free. Metrolink ticket-holders are invited to bring one guest to ride for free on Metrolink trains. This first-of-its-kind promotion allows customers who have a valid one-way, [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.