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Metrolink Receives Federal Railroad Administration Grant to Stem Suicides on the Tracks
April 8, 2021
Today, Metrolink announced it was awarded a $59,000 grant from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to address the issue of suicides along its system through outreach and training with key railroad staff, first responders and community members.   ... read more »
L.A. Metro To Host Three Traffic Reduction Study Meetings This Month
February 4, 2021
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold three virtual public meetings this month to present the public with ideas for a potential pilot program to study reducing traffic, ... read more »
Metro Opens Android Phones to ‘TAP’ Payments
February 4, 2021
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority today launched the regional TAP transit smartcard on Android phones.    The TAP -- short for Transit Access Pass -- is an app that also provides a safe and contactless way to pay transit fare on Metro and 25 additional TAP transit agencies in L.A. County. ... read more »
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Metro’s CBO Partnering Strategy Team Shares Its First Draft for Better Community Outreach and Partnerships
December 17, 2020
Since last year, Los Angeles Metro has worked to enhance, reconnect and deepen its relationship with Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) with goals of aligning and coordinating Metro’s current partnerships and to create a structure for the future. ... read more »
L.A. Metro CEO Will Lead Biden Transit Transition Team
November 12, 2020
The teams of volunteers are responsible for evaluating the operations of the federal agencies so that the incoming administration is prepared for its first day. ... read more »
LA Metro Seeks Members for Public Safety Advisory Committee
November 5, 2020
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority today reminded Metro riders that there's still time to join a committee that will focus on community-based approaches to policing and re-envisioning transit safety. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Honors Veterans, First Responders with Resources Panel
September 17, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks hosted Military/Veterans and First Responders Night during their battle against the Washington Mystics on Thursday. Prior to tipoff, the Sparks franchise hosted a resource panel for veterans. ... read more »
L.A. Metro to Require Use of Face Coverings on Metro Transit System Beginning May 11
May 7, 2020
Consistent with the countywide public health order requiring the use of face coverings in public places, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will require all transit riders to wear face coverings when using the Metro Bus and Rail system beginning Monday, May 11. ... read more »
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Metro Ensures Health and Safety of Public and Agency Workforce During COVID-19 Crisis
March 26, 2020
Metro takes precautions to keep public and staff safe during the global pandemic. ... read more »
Meet the Decision Makers: Leaders on the Move Honors Mayor Butts and LADWP Commissioner McClain-Hill
March 12, 2020
The fifth annual Upgrade LA: Meet the Decision Makers African American History Month Business Breakfast was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Meet the Decision Makers celebrated two dynamic, high profile officials – Hon. James T. Butts, Jr., the Mayor of Inglewood and Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill, the Vice President of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Commission. ... read more »
Destination Crenshaw Broke Ground in Leimert Park Celebrating the Future of Black History and Community in the South L.A.
March 5, 2020
At the intersection of Crenshaw and Leimert, hundreds gathered to honor the history of Crenshaw Boulevard and Leimert Park and to celebrate the groundbreaking of Destination Park and its centerpiece; Sankofa Park.  ... read more »
CicLAvia: South Los Angeles Presented by Metro kicks off its 10-year anniversary season with an event in South Los Angeles on Feb. 23
February 20, 2020
CicLAvia kicks off its 2020 season on Feb. 23 in South Los Angeles, launching the celebration of its 10-year anniversary. This is the second time CicLAvia hosts an event in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
NextGen Bus Plan to Improve Transit System
January 16, 2020
Metro held online briefing to explain new initiative to change bus services throughout L.A. County ... read more »
Metro’s ‘More People Than You Know’ Art Series Displays Pride and Love for the Community
November 7, 2019
Metro has been consistently working to beautify its stations and create a sense of pride within its riders and employees. A new project and digital photo series have been piloted at the new A-Line (formerly Blue Line) in Long Beach titled, “More People Than You Know.” ... read more »
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
October 24, 2019
West Coast’s largest family festival attracts thousands from L.A. area and beyond ... read more »
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