OP-ED: Metro Board Must Move Forward With Multi-Agency Policing Contract

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Dear Supervisor Janice Hahn and Mayor Robert Garcia, I will be entirely forthright in my address: the Metro Board must move forward with a multi-agency policing contract in order to provide further safety along the entirety of Metro’s 105 miles...

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Mayor Robert Garcia Talks the Future of Transit After First Month On Metro Board

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Mayor Robert Garcia has been at his post as a member of the Los Angeles County Metro Board of Directors for just over a month and Thursday night he took part in...

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Metro Launches Sexual Harassment Hotline for Transit Riders, Continuing Efforts to Improve Safety

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Continuing their efforts to improve the safety of transit riders on rails and buses, Metro launched today a 24-hour sexual harassment counseling hotline available seven days a week.

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Metro Announces Safety Improvements for Blue Line Commuters, Including Gates, Fencing and Signage

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Metro officials yesterday unveiled safety improvements completed, or in the process of being completed, at 27 intersections along the Blue Line—the nation's busiest rail line, with over 80,000 daily boardings, and the county’s oldest at 25 years old.

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New Pilot Project for Security Measures Approved for Long Beach Blue Line Stations

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board approved today a fare evasion prevention pilot project at four Blue Line stations in downtown Long Beach and a study of potential improvements to the Wardlow Station, which was recently...

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Long Beach Transit Announces New Board Chair and Officers

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During its annual election board meeting on Monday, January 25, the Long Beach Transit (LBT) Board of Directors elected Maricela Renteria de Rivera as the transportation service’s new board chair, Sumire Grant as vice-chair and Mary Zendejas as secretary-treasurer,...

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Long Beach Transit to Offer Free Bus Rides Surrounding New Year’s Festivities

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While Uber may spike their prices during peak hours of debauchery, fear not young penny-pinchers, Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced Thursday that they will offer free rides on New Year’s Eve starting at 5:00PM and lasting into the wee...

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Long Beach Transit Invites Public to Discuss Restructuring of Passport Bus Route

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Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced today it plans to restructure the route of the Passport, the complimentary circulator that operates throughout downtown’s business districts and along the waterfront. A community meeting will be held to discuss the new route.

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Long Beach Wardlow Station Receives Worst Grade in LA County from Statewide Transportation Study

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A study released Monday by the nonprofit Next 10 and prepared by the Center for Law, Energy and the Environment at the UC Berkeley School of Law gave the Los Angeles County Metro’s Wardlow Station an F, the worst...

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Long Beach Transit Announces Route Changes, Service Improvements

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Long Beach Transit (LBT) announced this week that starting Sunday, August 23, several LBT changes in service will commence.

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