Long Beach, Metro Officials Announce Start of Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Partnership this Saturday

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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...

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Metro Says Goodbye to Old Blue Line Rail Cars After 27 Years of Service

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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.

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New Light Rail Cars Roll Out on Metro Blue Line

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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.

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Metro Will Use “Security Surge” on Blue Line to Help Improve Ridership During Five-Week Operation

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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.

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Next Week’s Metro Board Vote Could Pave Way for LBPD to Police Blue Line

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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.

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Metro Announces Safety Improvements for Blue Line Commuters, Including Gates, Fencing and Signage

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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.

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Metro Blue Line Service Halted Due to Suspicious Activity

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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...

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Metro Blue Line Riders to Expect Interrupted Service this Weekend

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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.

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Long Beach Wardlow Station Receives Worst Grade in LA County from Statewide Transportation Study

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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...

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Select Metro Blue Line Stations to Close Over Next Three Weekends

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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.

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