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  • 18 October 2018

    State Provides Metrolink with $91.2 million for Rail Safety Improvements

    Today, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) unanimously approved a $91.2 million allocation to Metrolink to advance design and work on the first projects in the Southern California Optimized Rail Expansion (SCORE) Program. SCORE will improve rail safety and service in time for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games. In all, through a CTC approved multi-year grant agreement, Metrolink will receive a total of $875.7 million over six years.

  • 15 October 2018

    Transportation Leader Pam O’Connor Joins Metrolink Board

    Today, the Metrolink Board of Directors announced the appointment of Santa Monica City Councilmember Pam O’Connor as an alternate director, representing the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board.

  • 12 October 2018

    Metrolink to Host Public Meeting to Discuss San Bernardino Line Fare Reduction

    Metrolink will conduct a public meeting in Rancho Cucamonga, regarding a proposal for a regular 25 percent fare discount on the San Bernardino Line.

  • 12 October 2018

    Metrolink CEO Art Leahy Announces Retirement

    Today, Metrolink Chief Executive Officer Art Leahy announced his retirement from Metrolink after leading the agency since 2015, effective January 4, 2019. The Metrolink Board of Directors has appointed General Counsel Don Del Rio and Chief Financial Officer Ronnie Campbell as interim co-CEOs effective immediately.

  • 10 October 2018

    Metrolink Hosts Public Meetings to Discuss San Bernardino Line Fare Reduction

    Metrolink will conduct two public meetings, one in downtown Los Angeles and one in Rancho Cucamonga, regarding a proposal for a permanent 25 percent fare discount on the San Bernardino Line.

  • 8 October 2018

    Metrolink Announces its October Schedule With Changes to Improve Customer Convenience

    On Monday, October 8, Metrolink will act on customer feedback and make minor changes to schedules on its Ventura County, Orange County and Inland Empire-Orange County lines to improve service. The changes offer more convenience with continued great value.

  • 8 October 2018

    Metrolink Honored by SCAQMD for Low-Emissions Tier-4 Locomotives

    Today, Metrolink was honored with the Model Community Achievement Award by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) for the purchase of 40 Tier-4 locomotives, which reduce emissions by 85 percent and provide 57 percent more horsepower compared to older locomotives.

  • 8 October 2018

    Student Leaders Educate Officials about Mobility Needs

    College and university student leaders from throughout Southern California today urged elected officials and transit executives to work with them in delivering transportation options that will get them to school, work and other destinations without having to drive.

  • 8 October 2018

    SoCal Survey Shows Students Prefer Not Driving

    College and university students in Southern California would rather not drive, but the current transportation alternatives fall short of meeting their needs.

  • 18 September 2018

    Metrolink and Region’s Rail Operators Use Rail Safety Month to Stop Track Tragedies

    Metrolink and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), along with regional passenger rail and freight operators, law enforcement agencies and Operation Lifesaver, today issued a call to stop track tragedies by discouraging irresponsible behaviors around tracks, removing homeless encampments along rail rights-of-way and providing more resources for people in despair who may be contemplating suicide.