4 May 2021
Metrolink is gearing up for a busy Bike Month this year beginning by offering free travel during “Bike to Work Week” May 17-21 for those who board with bicycles on Metrolink’s bike-friendly passenger trains. The month-long festivities will also include an Aventon e-bike giveaway, the launch of rail-friendly bike excursions specially curated by AllTrails, and a bike safety webinar with the Los Angeles County Bike Coalition (LACBC).
28 April 2021
Metrolink is seeking public input on several schedule adjustments that were enacted in March 2020, necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of Title VI requirements. Last year, the regional passenger railroad enacted a 30 percent schedule reduction due to lower demand following stay-at-home orders.
27 April 2021
Metrolink will officially recognize the Herculean efforts of our Southern California region’s essential workers by celebrating Essential Worker Day, an annual recognition to take place on April 28, a day historically celebrated as National Superhero Day. The agency will invite all riders to thank essential workers on that day.
16 April 2021
In celebration of the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, Metrolink announced it will host a week-long Sustainability Challenge April 19-25 for riders and the community at-large that features a robust line-up of virtual daily activities designed to promote healthier lifestyles and protect our natural environment.
15 April 2021
Metrolink and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) are partnering to provide free mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinics beginning Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Metrolink’s Palmdale and Lancaster stations.
8 April 2021
Today, Metrolink announced it was awarded a $59,000 grant from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to address the issue of suicides along its system through outreach and training with key railroad staff, first responders and community members.
30 March 2021
Metrolink announced today it has unveiled a new Climate Action Plan that charts a course toward a greener future for the agency. The plan, Metrolink’s first formal environmentally focused initiative, addresses climate change, air quality, and other pressing sustainability issues to help advance the regional railway’s aggressive goal for zero emissions by 2028.
29 March 2021
Today, Metrolink announced the appointment of Ilyssa DeCasperis as Chief People Officer of the regional passenger railroad that services six Southern California counties. DeCasperis was selected after a national recruitment.
17 March 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Metrolink has provided safe, reliable service to essential frontline workers who kept the Southern California region safe and functioning, according to the results of a 2021 Customer Survey released today. As California marks one year since stay-at-home orders were put in place, Metrolink has begun the work of welcoming back riders to its service. And, with insights from the rider survey, the agency has a clearer understanding of the opportunity that lies ahead.
26 February 2021
Metrolink announced today it was awarded up to $13.6 million of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Section 130 Program Funds for safety improvements at four grade crossings along its Antelope Valley Line in the cities of Palmdale and Lancaster.