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.
15 February 2021
Metrolink offers a direct connection to Los Angeles County’s newest COVID-19 vaccination location at California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) with a station located near the new “walk-up vaccination center” that is scheduled to open Tuesday, Feb. 16. The vaccination center will be open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
22 December 2020
As COVID-19 cases across the state soar, Metrolink – Southern California’s regional passenger train service – is again stepping up efforts to keep safe and healthy its riders and employees, the essential workers keeping our communities functioning. Today, Metrolink announced the addition of new, state-of-the-art antimicrobial air filters on all its train cars to ensure the air passengers breathe throughout their journey is safe and clean.
21 December 2020
Metrolink’s $10 Holiday Ticket returns on both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day to help travelers get to their essential destinations. Metrolink’s $10 Holiday Ticket is valid for unlimited rides on Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1. This discounted fare is available for a contactless purchase experience through Metrolink’s mobile app or at a Metrolink station ticket machine.
17 December 2020
The Southern California Regional Rail Authority Board of Directors, the governing body of regional passenger rail service Metrolink, unanimously elected Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) representative and City of Glendale Councilmember Ara Najarian as its next chair during its December 11 regular meeting. Director Najarian replaces the outgoing chair Brian Humphrey, who represents the Ventura County Transportation Commission, effective January 1, 2021.
25 November 2020
In a holiday season like none other, Metrolink is bringing the magic of the holidays to Southern California with a holiday campaign highlighting local small businesses throughout the region.
13 November 2020
Metrolink is updating its temporary schedule effective Monday, November 16, to better serve existing riders and welcome other riders back. The schedule update includes the reintroduction of San Bernardino Line Express service and temporarily suspending trains with lower ridership, while adding back trains that better serve riders’ needs.