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.
Service on the Metro Blue Line was halted late Wednesday evening due to reports of a man acting suspiciously near the Willow Street Station. The halt in service was originally reported around 9:18 PM but a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department spokesperson said service should be back to normal shortly.
Metro riders looking to use the Blue Line rail system this weekend will experience interrupted service at select stops as part of continued upgrade efforts, Metro officials recently announced.
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 grade for a station within the LA County Metro transit system.
Metro Blue Line riders will have to make do without stops at the Washington, San Pedro and Grand Stations over the next three weekends as part of continuing Blue Line station improvements, Metro officials announced Thursday.
Two Metro Blue Line train riders were transported to the hospital after a woman driving a brown sedan collided with the train at 12:36PM today when she tried to execute a left turn on a Long Beach street, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputies on the scene said.