“The agreement enables us to tap additional resources to respond quickly to those in crisis with field-based mental health services, which means law enforcement is not the first responder,” Metro CEO Stephanie N. Wiggins said in a statement.
According to the motion, the Long Beach Police Department must enforce its vaccination mandate by July 2022 or lose its contracts with Metro.
The city plans to display the car on First Street between Elm Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard.
Long Beach police and fire responded to reports of a collision between a vehicle and an A-Line Metro train near the Anaheim Street Station Friday afternoon. The driver and passenger of the car did not report any injuries.
Metro will suspend rail service on the A Line—formerly called the Blue Lines—between the Del Amo and Pacific Avenue stations from 4 a.m. Saturday, March 6, through the end of service on Sunday, March 7.
Metro Los Angeles has formed a task force that will begin exploring how it can eliminate fares for all riders on its network of buses and trains.
Metro said it will add 95 trips and increase frequencies of stops on its current heavily used bus lines and adjust running times based on faster, current speeds due to reduced traffic conditions.
No one reported injuries and there was only minor damage to the train and the cruiser.
No one was injured.
Buses will be brought into to shuttle passengers between the stations.