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  • 14 September 2020

    Metrolink Receives Sustainability Impact Award for Maintenance Yard Lighting Upgrades

    Metrolink, Southern California’s commuter rail service, has been awarded a 2020 Sustainability Impact Award in Energy Management by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). The award lauds the agency’s participation in LADWP’s Commercial Lighting Incentive Program which resulted in a 32.45 percent reduction in annual energy consumption through retrofitting and upgrading all building light fixtures at Metrolink’s Central Maintenance Facility.

  • 9 September 2020

    Metrolink Joins Over 100 Transit Agencies Nationwide in Health & Safety Pledge

    Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger train service, today joined more than 100 transportation agencies from across the nation in a pledge to take the necessary steps to keep riders and employees safe from the spread of COVID-19. A part of the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) national Health and Safety Commitments (HSC) Program, the pledge – and its participants – were announced at a virtual event earlier today.

  • 4 September 2020

    Metrolink Restores Service of Two Ventura County Line Trains Beginning Tuesday, September 8

    As traffic on the freeways serving the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County returns to pre-COVID levels, Metrolink is reinstating two morning trains to serve people who live and/or work in this area. Starting Tuesday, September 8, Ventura County Line trains 101 and 110 will return to Metrolink’s schedule to serve stations connecting Los Angeles to Glendale, Burbank, Northridge, Van Nuys, Chatsworth, Simi Valley and Moorpark.

  • 3 September 2020

    Metrolink Tier 4 Locomotive Project Receives Environmental Certification

    Southern California can expect an economic jolt of 1.3 million jobs and an increase to the gross regional product of almost $684 billion through 2050 as the result of Metrolink’s Southern California Optimized Rail Expansion (SCORE) Program, according to a new Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) study. LAEDC presented the findings at a meeting of the Metrolink Board of Directors today.

  • 2 September 2020

    Metrolink Introduces 5-Day Flex Pass Reflecting the Change in How People Work

    Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger rail service, today introduced the 5-Day Flex Pass, a new fare solution that responds to changes in workers’ commuting patterns post COVID-19. Ideal for workers who need to get to their workplaces less frequently than the traditional daily commute, the 5-Day Flex Pass provides the convenience of five one-day passes customers can use whenever they need to travel, over 30-days and at a 10% discount.

  • 1 September 2020

    Metrolink Receives Award of Excellence from Government Finance Officers Association

    Metrolink, Southern California’s commuter rail service, has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

  • 26 August 2020

    Metrolink Announces Kids Ride Free Weekends Beginning Saturday, August 29

    After months at home, SoCal families are looking to add some enjoyment to their weekends, and Metrolink has just the ticket – a free ticket for kids. Beginning Saturday, August 29, Metrolink is introducing Kids Ride Free on weekends anywhere Metrolink travels across six Southern California counties.

  • 21 July 2020

    Metrolink Completes Installation of New Ticket Machines to Improve Customer Experience

    Today, Metrolink announces the installation of 133 new ticket machines at its stations across Southern California. The new machines improve the customer experience through improved reliability, a focus on accessibility, and smarter, more customer-friendly features, such as touchscreens.

  • 10 July 2020

    Metrolink More Than Doubles Hand Sanitizing Stations, Installing Two on Every Train Car

    Metrolink helps make attending one of the Southland’s most festive traditions at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside easy and stress-free by taking special trains on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 29 through Dec. 21 from Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties.

  • 2 July 2020

    New Digital Tool Helps Metrolink Riders Social Distance

    Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger rail service, today launches an online tool called “How Full Is My Train?”. The tool allows riders to check recent ridership levels of a train they plan to ride and confirm they will have the ability to maintain safe distances on board trains.