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Expo Line will get signal prioritization

Cars will be held at intersections as trains are passing through.

Snoop Dogg to host Saturday’s reopening celebration of the Blue Line, ahem, A Line

New name, (slightly) faster train.

4 developers competing to build at Little Tokyo subway station

Metro plans to pick one developer by early next year.

As South LA changes, Destination Crenshaw is ‘absolutely necessary’

The open-air museum will celebrate black Los Angeles amid "so many concerns about gentrification," says City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

Mixed-use development planned near Crenshaw Line stop at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

The five-story building would hold 69 apartments—six of them affordable.

Fresh look for affordable housing development atop Vermont/Santa Monica Red Line station

190 units, shops, and more shade for Metro riders are planned.

Metro boosts service to alleviate Expo Line crowds, but riders say it’s not enough

"It gets so crowded sometimes people can’t move," one rider says.

Downtown Expo Line stations will reopen Saturday

A two-month closure is coming to an end.

New Valley councilmember ‘100 percent’ opposed to Metro bus-rapid line on Nordhoff

The line would connect North Hollywood and Chatsworth.

$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"