Black Business Association Presents 2024 Salute To Black Women   

Ventris C. Gibson, the first African American director of the U.S. Mint, will be among the honorees at the 2024 Salute to Black Women Business Conference sponsored by the Black Business Association on Saturday, March 23, at Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles.

Metro Touts Continued Ridership Growth

Metro had nearly 24 million bus and train boardings in June, a 13.3% increase from last June that marks the seventh straight month of year-over-year growth, the agency announced on July 25.

Metro Extends Street Team and Community Engagement Program on the K Line

The K Line gets an extension of Metro’s reimagined safety and community engagement program. On May 25, 2023 the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority authorized an extension of public relations’ firm Lee Andrews Group’s contract to continue to provide its Street Team and Community Intervention Specialists program to the K Line in the amount of $11,929,043.  

Metro Launches Ambassador Pilot Program

On Monday, March 6, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced 300, newly trained, Metro Ambassadors in preparation for the Metro Bus and Rail System. The program is now one of the largest of its kind in the country, and is one part of the agency’s multi-layered and reimagined approach to public safety.

CicLAvia – South LA Set for Dec. 4

Metro presents CicLAvia-South LA, 7.25 miles of car-free open streets for all to enjoy as a temporary park space – free of charge – on Sunday, December 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Participants of all ages and abilities can play, explore local gems, and sightsee, while experiencing the joy of safe, people-powered transportation on car-free open streets.  

L.A. Metro to Open New K Line Light Rail Line on October 7, Offer Free Rides on Entire Metro System October 7-9

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today announced that it will officially open the K Line, formerly known as the Crenshaw/LAX Line, to the public shortly after noon on Friday, October 7. In celebration, Metro will be offering free rides on the entire Metro Bus and Rail System, including Metro Bike Share, opening weekend. The K Line extends from E Line (Expo) at Expo/Crenshaw Station and eventually merges with C Line (Green) at Aviation/LAX Station, connecting the Crenshaw Corridor, Inglewood and El Segundo. It brings a new era of equitable transportation investment that connects the Crenshaw Corridor and

LA Metro Service Changes Go Into Effect

Metro launched a series of service improvements to its bus and rail lines this past week, including realigning bus routes for easier access to key destinations and increasing the frequency of rail stops. 

According to Metro officials, the following lines will have extra trips on weekdays in December: 10, 14, 16, 55, 60, 66, 70, 94, 108, 125, 152, 165, 166, 230, 256, 602, 720 and 910. Additionally, lines 256, 720 will have extra trips on Saturdays and Sundays, and line 94 will have extra trips on Sundays.