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Downtown Expo Line stations will reopen Saturday

A two-month closure is coming to an end.

$806M contract will bring the Gold Line to Pomona

Construction costs have forced local leaders to break the project up into two separate segments.

Metro opens first bike share stations in the Valley

The agency’s bikes can now be found throughout the North Hollywood area.

Metro awards $15M to Destination Crenshaw

The open-air museum of public art, parks, and murals will celebrate black Los Angeles along the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.

Beverly Hills school district has spent $15M fighting Westside subway

A citizens’ oversight committee is questioning the use of that money.

Train from Los Angeles to Las Vegas? Metro officials are talking with Virgin

Rail to San Bernardino County is already in the works.

Metro leaders call for more bus lanes, all-door boarding

They’re looking to reverse years of ridership decline.

Price tag swells to $9B for rail line through Sepulveda Pass

The project’s cost could be worth it: Metro says it would get riders from the Valley to LAX in under 40 minutes.

Outlook ‘depressing’ for Metro’s 28 by ’28 goal

At least $3.3 billion in additional funding is needed just to speed up four of the largest projects.

This winter, you’ll be able to pay for Metro rides with your phone

Pay for trains and buses with a swipe of the phone.

Eagle Rock split on Colorado Boulevard bus lanes

"Yesterday’s meeting more closely resembled an episode of the Jerry Springer Show than an official public information session," says resident.

Metro has a plan to bring more Angelenos to parks and beaches

Pilot projects will boost transit service to Chantry Flat, Hansen Dam, and Kenneth Hahn Park.

Metro Board will delay discussion of North Valley BRT

It’s been a year of ups and downs for Metro’s bus projects.

Downtown LA Expo Line stations closing for two months

The 7th Street/Metro Center and Pico stations shut down Saturday.

Metro: ‘No complaints’ about Flower Street bus-only lane

The Downtown LA pilot project is moving 60 buses every hour.

‘Stop this madness’: Valley residents trying to block bus rapid transit

It’s one of 28 projects Metro aims to complete in time for the Olympics.

Digging finishes on the Westside subway’s first tunnel

The boring machines will eventually move enough dirt to fill 150 Olympic-size swimming pools.

Mystery developer wants to build mixed-user atop Westlake Metro station

Developers have been trying to build there since 2006.

25 years after ‘Speed,’ can LA get its buses moving again?

Los Angeles desperately needs to boost ridership on buses, but they’re not a very appealing choice when they move 10 mph.

Metro halfway done building subway to Beverly Hills

The first four miles of the Purple Line extension to the Westside are "on track" to open in 2023.

The northern half of the Blue Line will shut down Saturday, affecting 30,000 daily riders

During the shutdown, 7th Street/Metro Center will also be closed to Expo Line riders for 60 days.

Everything you need to know about riding scooters and bikes in LA

More e-bikes and scooters are on LA streets. Here’s how to ride them.

Metro will scale back rail service, making for longer wait times

But the agency says the changes will make service more reliable.

Is Metro ridership down because low-income passengers are leaving LA?

Low-income passengers, who make up the majority of riders, might not be able to afford to live in areas well-served by trains and buses.

In 1974, buses painted like submarines took kids to LA beaches

The "Street Fleet" lasted for one sweet summer.

Metro had aimed to install a bus-only lane this year—but will it actually happen?

The mayor has joked that bus-only lanes in Los Angeles are only "slightly less controversial than congestion pricing."

Feeling nostalgic? New Metro swag features vintage ’80s logo

Legendary graphic designer Saul Bass was responsible for the old logo that once adorned LA’s buses.

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9 tips for riding Metro like a pro

If you’re new to using the subway, bus, or train in Los Angeles, these nine tips are for you.

Watch the only extant footage of Union Station’s 1939 opening

Incredibly, color footage of the fanfare still exists.

Metro keeps door open for light rail, subway on Vermont Avenue

A bus rapid transit line is planned for the busy corridor. But would a train make more sense?

Metro leaders eye high-speed rail money for LA transit projects

Metro directors say spending bullet train money in LA would be "more cost effective"

Metro gets federal ‘guarantee’ for key funding for Purple Line extension to Westside

But it’s still waiting on the $1.3 billion.

Metro prepares to upgrade the Valley’s popular Orange Line bus route

The changes could mean slightly longer wait times for drivers—but shorter travel times for bus riders.

Metro projects huge ridership for West Hollywood train

A northern extension of the Crenshaw Line could draw more riders than Boston’s Green Line—but will it take three decades to build?

It’s called the Crenshaw/LAX Line, but Metro’s newest train won’t actually go to the airport

When the line opens, riders will end their trips more than one mile from the nearest airport terminal.

Final segment of LA’s Westside subway extension now costs $3.2B

That’s more than twice the old budget.

Metro orders study on tolls for LA drivers

Congestion pricing could alleviate traffic in the region—but some board members are skeptical.

Metro bike share expands to Westside

New stations in Mar Vista, Palms, and Playa will open just in time for CicLAvia this weekend.

Beverly Hills subway station could get bathrooms, security dogs

"Additional protections" are also being worked out for Beverly Hills High School.