Los Angeles Metro

LA Metro: 45-Day Public Review Set For $400B, 30-Year Transit Plan

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors has authorized the release of an updated draft of its 2020 Long Range Transportation Plan (2020 LRTP), a $400 billion, 30-year transportation blueprint for the region. There is a 45-day public review period (through July 13, 2020) to gather comments.

Metro to Reopen Blue Line in October

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will reopen its Blue Line in late October following completion of a $350 million initiative to upgrade and modernize L.A. County’s oldest light rail line.

STV launches a “boring” journey

STV, engineer of record and principal design firm for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Purple Line Project, will shortly begin to witness two state-of-the-art tunnel boring machines (TBMs) at work on the project’s 2.6-mile-long Section 2 extension.

WSP honored for California rail projects

WSP USA, the former WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, made significant contributions on rail projects which recently received awards from the California Transportation Foundation (CTF).

Gold Line Opening

New LRVs rolling on LA Gold Line extension

Kinkisharyo International’s new P3010 light rail vehicles (LRVs) rolled into their first revenue service on March 5, 2016 as the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) opened its $1 billion Gold Line Extension now serving Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte/City of Hope, Irwindale, Azusa and APU/Citrus College.

LA Metro VYCON WESS system saving energy

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Red Line’s Wayside Energy Storage Substation (WESS) Project at the Westlake/MacArthur Park Subway station is producing a 20% savings in energy consumption, according to supplier VYCON, which designs and manufactures environmentally friendly, high-speed kinetic energy storage systems.