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News Releases 2020

February 20, 2020
Metro to Offer Free Rides on Election Day, March 3

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) will be providing free rides on Election Day, March 3, on all Metro buses and trains. In addition, two of Metro’s facilities located in downtown Los Angeles and El Monte will be used as official vote centers from Feb. 22 to March 3 for voters who want to cast their vote early.

Keywords: Free rides, Election Day, vote centers
February 14, 2020
Crime Down on L.A. Metro System Over Past Five Years

Crime on L.A. County’s Metro Bus and Rail system has decreased 17 percent over the last five years, according to new crime figures released by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Keywords: Crime, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Long Beach Police Department
February 11, 2020
U.S. Department of Transportation Commits Nearly $1.3 Billion in New Funding for Section Three of the Metro Purple Line Extension to Westwood

A federal grant totaling nearly $1.3 billion to help build the third and final phase of the Metro Purple Line Extension to Westwood/VA Hospital in Westwood was sent today by the U.S. Department of Transportation to Capitol Hill, the last step before the agreement is signed between the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro).

Keywords: Purple Line Extension, Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation
January 27, 2020
Metro to Update Community on Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) invites the public to attend upcoming community meetings to learn about the latest project information and environmental studies on the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project.

Keywords: East Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project, Gold Line, public meeting
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