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Construction on Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Line months behind schedule

Will the train’s fall 2019 opening be delayed?

What will Metro call its new train lines?

The agency is considering a number or letter system, like the New York subway

Metro moving forward with new rapid bus line in the Valley

It will connect to the Valley’s planned light rail line.

Everything you need to know about riding scooters in LA

LA just passed new scooter regulations. Here’s our updated guide on how to rent and where to ride.

One of Metro’s busiest stations will get self cleaning bathrooms, security center

It’s the start of a major overhaul of the Blue Line.

Metro rolls out new security scanners to detect weapons, prevent ‘mass casualties’

The devices are designed to detect concealed explosives.

Metro votes to speed up ride times on Orange Line, prepping it for conversion to light rail

"These are exciting times for the San Fernando Valley."

Metro bike share isn’t working in Pasadena—and the city wants out

Pasadena says it’s spending nearly $100,000 per month just to keep bikes in good working condition.

Will the Crenshaw Line strand South Bay riders?

Metro’s new light rail route may not connect to the Green Line as smoothly as some riders hoped.

Metro greenlights new light rail line in the San Fernando Valley

The train would run along Van Nuys Boulevard. Construction is slated to start in 2021.

LA weighing plan for more density along Expo Line through Westside

The plan estimates that as many as new 6,000 new housing units could be built around five train stations by 2035.

Sepulveda Pass transit line could be a subway train or monorail

Metro is narrowing down options for a transit line that will connect the Westside to the Valley.

Metro directors pick two options for new rail line through Downtown LA

The line, called West Santa Ana Branch, will run through DTLA and the Gateway Cities.

Is Metro ignoring a rail line that could connect LA’s Westside to Orange County?

A county supervisor is pushing for a rail alignment that has the potential to revolutionize transportation across Southern California.

How Metro plans to spend $6.6 billion over the next year

Metro’s 2019-19 budget would be its biggest yet, reflecting a pivotal moment in LA’s evolution into a more transit friendly metropolis.

West Hollywood still pushing hard to get light rail ASAP

One City Councilmember suggests revenue from a marijuana tax could pay for the project.

A subway on Vermont? Metro is considering it

The agency is on a rail construction binge around Los Angeles, and now it’s eying busy Vermont Avenue.

Metro might put showers in some train stations for LA’s homeless: ‘It’s a humanitarian issue’

It’s also looking at a long-term plan to install public restrooms at all new rail stations.

What should Metro build through the Sepulveda Pass?

A train? A monorail? You decide.

Metro is about to redesign its entire bus network

For the first time since the early 1990s, Metro is gearing up to totally restructure its sprawling bus network.

First look at the future Westwood subway stations

The pair of Purple Line stations are looking good.

Blue Line will shut down for much of 2019

Metro says it’s taking a "rip-the-Band-Aid off" approach to make repairs on the aging line that runs from DTLA to Long Beach.

Metro’s homeless teams ‘surprised’ by level of need on Red Line

LA has a pilot program to help the homeless on public transit—but there’s so much need on the Red Line, it hasn’t been able to expand.

Affordable housing project proposed atop Vermont/Santa Monica Red Line station

Proposed by the Little Tokyo Service Center, the project would hold 160 units and 21,000 square feet of commercial space.

Will LA’s next light rail line strand riders in the Arts District?

Southeast LA County leaders want to make sure Metro’s West Santa Ana Branch actually gets to Downtown.

Metro board moves forward with 710 overhaul, but wants to wait on widening

The agency will focus on cheaper, less disruptive projects in the meantime.

Watch a colorful glass mosaic for the Crenshaw Line come together

Here’s a sneak a peek at a new mosaic that will adorn the Martin Luther King Jr. station.

The most exciting construction project in LA right now is the Regional Connector

When complete, it will provide a one-seat ride from Santa Monica to East LA.

Construction will start this spring to bring subway service to Century City

When the Purple Line extension is finished, you’ll be able to ride from Downtown to Westwood in 25 minutes.

Why the Expo Line is slow—and why it might not be that way forever

At some intersections along the route, cars—not the train—have priority.

Metro moves forward with plan to widen the 710 freeway

Opponents call the project a "1950s-era solution" to congestion on the busy route.

Downtown LA will get more train stations—but where will they go?

A transit corridor through Southeast LA county will bring more stations to DTLA.

The most anticipated transit projects opening in time for the 2028 LA Olympics

LA’s transit network will look dramatically different in 11 years.

Long loyal to cloth, Metro will try vinyl seats in some rail cars

The new plastic seat covers will be piloted on refurbished subway cars. Will riders love or hate them?

Metro board approves mayor’s plan to speed up transit projects for LA Olympics

That includes building transit in the Sepulveda Pass.

Police sergeant drags rider from train after she puts her feet on a seat [Updated]

The incident was captured on video, and Metro’s CEO fired off a statement Wednesday critical of police response—then he retreated.

Valley neighborhoods brace for more density around future transit stations

Attitudes about density and transit are changing—just in time

After civil rights violation claim, Metro is pressed for more data on fare enforcement

The federal government has already intervened.

Two affordable housing developments in Boyle Heights move toward approval

One would rise at historic Mariachi Plaza, where Metro once planned to put a large medical office complex.