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.
Police were called to the scene at Willow Street and Long Beach Boulevard at about 11 a.m. where they found a minivan on the track, spokeswoman Shaunna Dandoy said.
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors awarded contracts Thursday for a study of ways to reduce the county’s traffic congestion, including the possibility of charging motorists to drive on select roadways, with the money used to subsidize public transit.
Metro Los Angeles is moving forward with releasing its onslaught of TAP “wearables” that include various wristbands and keychains, allowing transiters to avoid having to pull out their wallets and use a TAP card.
Parts of the Blue and Expo lines will be temporarily out of service Sunday night will urgent maintenance repairs take place, Metro announced.
The project, which is expected to take about 40 years to complete, is not expected to break ground until about 2022.
The plan to widen the 710 Freeway will likely take another step forward when the full Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board (Metro) votes Thursday morning.