Here’s a fun video from the Path Less Pedaled website on getting from the San Fernando Valley to Leo Carrillo State Beach using the Red Line, a bus and a bike ride up PCH.
A quick heads-up: Metro staff will be test locking the gates at the North Hollywood Red Line station this afternoon from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is a continuation of the testing that began earlier this fall to gauge the different ways that Metro patrons are paying their fares [continue reading]
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The new schedules began last night, with Red, Purple and Blue Line trains running every 10 minutes between 6 p.m. and midnight. It’s a demonstration project to see if the demand for better night service is really there. Here are the new timetables: Red/Purple Line and Blue Line. The trains [continue reading]
Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Antonio Villaraigosa just finished announcing the news at a news event at the Music Center: Beginning this Sunday, Nov. 13, Metro will run trains every 10 minutes between 6 p.m. and midnight on the Red and Purple line subway, as well as the [continue reading]
A few readers have asked about the nearly hour-long delays on the subway on Monday afternoon and early evening. There were two issues: first, at about 4:30 p.m., there was an issue with a switch not working properly near Union Station that had to be verified and fixed. Then, at [continue reading]
For curious-minded readers about the Civic Center station, this news from Metro CEO Art Leahy’s daily email to agency staff: Second Phase of the Escalator Replacement Project Has Started at the Metro Red Line Civic Center Station The second phase of the Escalator Replacement Project has begun at the Metro [continue reading]
Because of the fatal stabbing on the Red Line in August — the first slaying in the history of the subway since it opened in 1993 — there has been some understandable discussion about safety and crime on Metro buses and trains. I sat down with Commander Patrick J. Jordan [continue reading]
Expanding on last week’s story on why there is no Red Line station at the Hollywood Bowl, the Metro Library continues its look at transit access to one of Los Angeles’ premier entertainment venues. After plans proved a subway stop to be too challenging in terms of engineering, financing and ridership projections, [continue reading]
The Nutty Nomads are a pair of urban explorers who happen to be sisters that love to document their adventures in L.A. Last week they tweeted @MetroLosAngeles to let us know about their latest video: Metro Challenge. The challenge? Visiting some of L.A.’s best sites without a car! The Nomads [continue reading]