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.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors stands in official opposition to a state bill that would reduce the number of county seats on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors, while giving the City of Long Beach, the State Assembly speaker and the president pro tempore of the State Senate individual seats.
The City of Long Beach announced it, along with the Port of Long Beach (POLB) and Long Beach Transit (LBT), received a $23 million grant from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thursday.