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L.A. Metro to Open New K Line Light Rail Line on October 7, Offer Free Rides on Entire Metro System October 7-9
September 22, 2022
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, ... read more »
Go Metro to Taste of Soul!!  
September 15, 2022
Metro is the official Transportation Partner and Premiere Sponsor of the 17th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival, coming on October 15th, 2022.   ... read more »
L.A. Metro Hosts Dedication Celebration to Showcase Crenshaw/LAX Leimert Park Station
June 30, 2022
On June 25, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority held a press conference at the Leimert Park Station to celebrate the first station dedication of the Metro K Line. ... read more »
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Councilmember Curren Price, LADOT Launch ‘Universal Basic Mobility’ Pilot in South L.A. 
April 28, 2022
L.A. City Councilmember Curren Price joined the L.A. Department of Transportation (LADOT) on April 26 to launch the revolutionary Universal Basic Mobility Pilot (UBM) in South Los Angeles - one of the largest programs of its kind in the country, increasing access to transportation options for neighbors in Council Districts 8, 9 and 10.   ... read more »
Metro Bus Fares Coming Back in January, Discounted Fares Through July
January 13, 2022
Fare collection resumed today aboard Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses after being suspended as a COVID-19 precaution in March 2020. ... read more »
LA Metro Service Changes Go Into Effect
December 23, 2021
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.  ... read more »
LA Metro Service Changes Go Into Effect Today
December 20, 2021
Metro will launch a series of service improvements to its bus and rail lines today, including realigning bus routes for easier access to key destinations and increasing the frequency of rail stops. ... read more »
Metro Seeks Public Feedback On Six Options For Sepulveda Transit Project
December 6, 2021
Metro will host its first of three public meetings tomorrow to get feedback on the transit agency's ``mega-project'' to connect the San Fernando Valley, the westside and eventually LAX through a high-capacity transit line. ... read more »
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MTA Board Increases Police Contracts, Funding For Public Safety Alternatives
December 3, 2021
The Metro Board of Directors voted today to increase the transit agency's current contracts with law enforcement agencies, while approving a motion aimed at pursuing alternatives to police through recommendations from the Public Safety Advisory Committee. ... read more »
Taste of Soul to Bring A ‘Day of Service & Soul’ to the Community
October 14, 2021
The drive-thru only event to give away free groceries, PPE supplies, and more ... read more »
L.A. Metro Hit With PETA Lawsuit Over Animal Rights Ads on Local Transport
September 28, 2021
   According to PETA, Metro's policy permits popcorn chicken ads from Jack in the Box, but refuses to allow ``I'm Not Popcorn Chicken'' spots from PETA. The suit, filed in Los Angeles federal court late Monday against Metro and its CEO, Stephanie Wiggins, alleges violations of the vegan group's First Amendment rights in 2019 and this year  Attempts by City News Service to reach a Metro spokesperson outside of regular business hours were not immediately successful. ... read more »
 Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins Intends to Build a Progressive and Inclusive Metro for L.A. 
July 22, 2021
In an exclusive conversation with the Los Angeles Sentinel, Metro’s CEO talks equity, inclusion, safety and completion of the Crenshaw Line as the priorities on her long and aggressive To-Do List ... read more »
Two Women Lead Metro to New Heights; First Time in 28-Year History
July 15, 2021
Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins and newly appointed Metro Chair Supervisor Hilda Solis outline the vision of Metro in the annual State of the Agency Address.  Solis and Wiggins will be the first combination of women, as chair and CEO to concurrently serve at Metro in its 28-year history. ... read more »
Jason Foster on Bringing Community’s Vision for an Economic Catalyst to Life in Destination Crenshaw
June 3, 2021
Destination Crenshaw was originally conceived as a way to respond to the devastating impacts of the Metro LAX line construction project along Crenshaw and gentrification concerns around transit development. ... read more »
Portion of L.A. Metro’s C (Green) Line Suspended in South L.A. This Weekend
May 14, 2021
 A portion of L.A. Metro's C (Green) Line service will be suspended today through Sunday in South L.A., but travelers will be provided with free bus shuttles to replace rail service as crews upgrade signal systems. ... read more »
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