When work on the southern portion of the line ends, Blue Line service is scheduled to be suspended from June 1 through September between the Compton Station and the Seventh Street/Metro Center Station downtown.
The Metro Board of Directors on Friday approved a plan to overhaul the names of its rail and Bus Rapid Transit lines, starting with the Blue Line.
While only policing about 4 miles of track and eight rail stations, the LBPD logged 1,450 arrests in the last year—which amounts to more than half of all arrests throughout the 98-mile, 93-station rail system.
The Blue Line isn’t physically going anywhere, but Metro may consider renaming its train lines as the agency runs out of color options.
The incident, caught on camera by a passenger, occurred Wednesday night at the Willow Station, according to Fox 11, which aired the video that was made by a man who said he wanted to be identified as Billion.
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 Blue Line’s eight Long Beach stations.
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.
Metro began rolling out new rail cars on the Blue Line Monday morning as part of efforts to modernize the transportation system’s oldest rail line.
As the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) awaits the full transition of power to local police agencies in July, it’s stepping up its own security to ensure that riders feel safe while using its trains.
The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) could soon be patrolling the Blue Line inside the city’s boundaries if the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) approves a contract with the department in a vote set for February 23.