We’ve spent plenty of time looking back, with this past Wednesday being the 20th anniversary of the Blue Line and the birth of Metro Rail. I wanted to look forward today and provide a quick update where future Metro Rail projects were in the pipeline. The list below is of [continue reading]
The video above was produced by Metro on the 20th anniversary of Metro Rail. And, here’s a link to a page on Metro’s website with a simple timeline of Metro Rail’s development.
I mentioned in the transportation headlines this morning that the U.S. Department of Transportation had released its annual compendium of transpo stats–in this case, covering the year 2008. The timing is convenient since today is also the 20thanniversary of the opening of the Blue Line and the beginning of Metro [continue reading]
Just in time for a rainy commute, the Blue Line powers up for the start of service at 4 a.m. Downtown Blue Line stations — Washington, Grand, Pico/Chick Hearn, 7th Metro Center — were closed to allow for construction of the Expo light rail line. Rail service from Long Beach [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.
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.
Gold Line trains are running full service from East L.A. to Pasadena on normal Sunday schedule . Tracks are cleared and repairs to power line structure damaged by fallen tree in Highland Park on Friday morning were completed and fully tested by 7:35 a.m.
Service on the Gold Line continues with a 20-minute delay as a traction and power crew works to repair damage to the catenary system just north of the Highland Park station. Trains are running on a single-track between Southwest Museum station in Mt. Washington and Mission station in South Pasadena [continue reading]
At approximately 4 a.m., a tree fell on the overhead power lines of the Gold Line at the Arroyo Verde road crossing just north of the Highland Park Station, blocking both tracks and damaging overhead catenary wires. Repair crews are on the scene and expected to clear the southbound track [continue reading]