Metro to Consider Distributing Pre-Loaded TAP Cards to the Homeless, Domestic Violence Victims

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is looking at providing pre-loaded TAP cards to individuals experiencing homelessness or domestic violence victims throughout the county.

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Free Holiday Express Shuttle Between Long Beach Airport and Blue Line to Launch Saturday

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Long Beach Transit (LBT) and the City of Long Beach announced this week the start of a pilot program to provide free transportation between the Long Beach Airport (LGB) and the Metro Blue Line via an LBT-operated express bus...

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Long Beach Transit Receives $600K Grant to Purchase Near-Zero CNG Engines

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Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced this week that it received a $600,000 grant to purchase 40 “near-zero” compressed natural gas (CNG) engines.

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Long Beach Transit Pilot Program Adds Uniformed Security Riding Buses

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Long Beach Transit users may start noticing the presence of uniformed security officers riding with them, that’s because they are part of a pilot Transit Ambassador Program that just launched, LBT officials announced earlier this week.

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Long Beach Transit Seeking Public’s Input on Possible Service Changes

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Long Beach Transit (LBT) will host a series of community meetings this month starting Wednesday, October 4, to address possible changes to its transit service.

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Metro Releases Limited Edition TAP Cards Celebrating Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced today that limited-edition TAP cards celebrating the city’s bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games are now available at select Metro stations.

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Long Beach, Metro Officials Announce Start of Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Partnership this Saturday

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Metro and city officials gathered at the Blue Line’s Willow Station Wednesday morning to announce the start of a multi-agency law enforcement partnership that, beginning this Saturday, will allow Long Beach police and Metro security personnel to patrol the...

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Metro Says Goodbye to Old Blue Line Rail Cars After 27 Years of Service

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After 27 years of service on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) Blue Line, the original Nippon Sharyo P865 rail cars are being replaced with new Kinkisharyo P3010 cars.

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Long Beach Advisory Commission on Disabilities to Hold Transportation Town Hall

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Long Beach’s Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD) will be holding a public town hall meeting regarding transportation issues Friday, March 31, officials announced Tuesday.

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Metro Board Approves Contracts Allowing Local Policing of Transit Stops

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board (Metro) unanimously approved today contracts with three local law enforcement agencies, including the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD), which will allow it to patrol the city’s portion of the Blue Line.

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