Tag: Metro

Lawsuit Filed After Elderly Man Killed By Metro Line Train

SANTA MONICA—A lawsuit was filed in court on September 5, eight months after Ronnie Solomon, 65, was fatally dragged by a departing Metro Expo...

Sherman Oaks Homeowners Association Reject Parts Of Metro’s Sepulveda Pass Plan

SHERMAN OAKS—Metro is exploring new methods to improve travel on the 405 freeway between the San Fernando Valley, the Westside and Los Angeles International...

Metro Plans To Close Two Expo Lines Starting June 22

WESTWOOD—Beginning June 22, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be closed for services with the Expo Line at 7th St/Metro Center...

Metro Holding Public Workshops

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood is informing residents that Metro is holding 10 public workshops throughout Los Angeles County starting Tuesday, January 8,...

$100 Million Grant Secured For Purple Line Extension

WEST HOLLYWOOD—A $100 million federal grant has been secured for the Purple Line Extension between Century City and the Westwood/VA Hospital. The Federal Trust...

Metro Purple Line Subway Extension Underway

BEVERLY HILLS—One of Metro’s priority projects, the Purple Line Subway Extension will construct seven new stations will be added, providing access to the Westside—the...

Metro Seeking Public Input

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood is informing residents regarding Metro’s attempt to get public input regarding budget priorities for its upcoming fiscal period....

Expo Line Reaches 2030 Ridership Goal

SANTA MONICA—Metro’s Expo Line, the 15.2-mile light-rail line that runs from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica, has reached a daily average of over...

Malibu Introduces Three New Bus Shelters

MALIBU—The city of Malibu will hold a public ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of three new bus shelters on Wednesday, June 28 at...

Purple Line Extension To Westwood To Open Ahead Of Schedule

WESTWOOD—Metro plans to begin building the subway Purple Line Extension to Westwood in 2018 and complete construction by 2024, 9 years ahead of the original...

Griffith Observatory DASH Shuttle Service Expanding To Weekdays

GRIFFITH PARK—The weekend DASH shuttle to Griffith Observatory will expand its services to weekdays beginning Tuesday, March 21. The new services will also run...

LA Marathon Street Closures Announced

BEVERLY HILLS—Road closures have been announced as the 32nd annual LA Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 19. Closures will occur from Dodger...

LAPD To Patrol Metro Buses And Trains

LOS ANGELES—On February 23, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board approved a contract that enforces three different law enforcement agencies to...

Expo Line To Temporarily Close In February

SANTA MONICA—This month, bus shuttles will be replacing train service on two stretches of the Metro Expo Line, as a result of maintenance and...

Metro Purple Line Extension Receives $1.6 Billion In Funds

BEVERLY HILLS—The Los Angeles subway network has received $1.6 billion in federal funds to extend its Purple Line west into Beverly Hills and Westwood...

Naked Man Climbs Metro Bus In West Hollywood

WEST HOLLYWOOD—A naked man scaled a Metro bus on Sunset Boulevard Thursday, December 8 and was later taken into custody by Los Angeles County...

City Celebrates Medal Of Honor Recipient

SANTA MONICA—On Friday, November 4, Santa Monica celebrated the life and service of Medal of Honor recipient Private Joe Gandara with the dedication of...

Man Charged For Attempted Murder Of Deputies

SANTA MONICA—On Wednesday, October 12, Francis Napack, of Los Angeles, was charged with the attempted murder of two deputies. The incident occurred on October 4, at the...

Winners In Santa Monica Train Safety Poster Contest

SANTA MONICA—Students in the city of Santa Monica entered a “Safety Begins With Me” poster contest and the winners of that contest have been...

Coast: Open Streets Event In Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA—Coast, presented by Metro, will hold Santa Monica’s first open street event on June 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to...
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