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Santa Monica Metro Expo Line train collides with a car

A Metro Expo Line train and a car were involved in a minor accident today in Santa Monica, but no one was hurt. The accident was reported at 11th Street and Colorado Avenue about 10:40 a.m., said Ramon Montenegro of the sheriff’s Transit Policing Division. Delays of up to 10 minutes were reported for rail […]

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Metro power outage causes delays, no injuries

A Blue Line train lost its overhead electric power supply for about an hour Sunday, causing delays but no injuries. At about 12:45 p.m., the train lost power near the Washington station, according to a spokesman with Los Angeles Metro’s Rail Operations Control Center. Firefighters were dispatched to 1945 Long Beach Ave. at 1:13 p.m. […]

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LA to Las Vegas high speed rail line on hold

Nine months after announcing that China would help build a high-speed rail line from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, the private U.S. company behind the plan says the deal is off and that it will seek a partner elsewhere. Las Vegas-based XpressWest said in a statement that the decision to terminate the relationship with China […]

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Riders feeling safer than ever on Metro trains and buses

The percentage of Metro transit riders reporting sexual harassment on buses and trains continues to decline, Metro officials said today as they released the results of the latest survey of transit passengers. Of the 15,000 customers surveyed in March, 88 percent said they were satisfied or very satisfied with Metro service, while 85 percent said they […]

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Van Nuys metro train in planning stages

Metro users with Verizon can now use phones while riding

Metro users with Verizon wireless service can now to talk on their phones, text and use their data plans while riding along downtown segments of the Red and Purple lines, transportation officials announced today. Verizon is the first to make cell service available in the underground tunnels and platforms between 7th Street/Metro Station and Union […]

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