LA Metro has announced new approaches as it looks to rebuild after COVID-19 and return ridership to pre-pandemic levels, including a newly installed Youth Council.
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The new LA Metro project will connect Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with the city’s transport network, with light rail and bus connections planned for the new transport hub.
The new project would see an 18-mile BRT line run from North Hollywood and Pasadena in a bid to better connect communities in northern Los Angeles.
LA Metro has approved contracts for two significant rail projects in the city, as it looks to relieve congestion on the much maligned I-405 freeway which bypasses the city.
Expert panellists cover the themes of passenger experience, operational efficiency, dynamic routing and scheduling during the pandemic for the bus sector, plus much more.
The major light rail project has taken a step closer to reality after a decision by the FTA opened the door to federal funding.
For Intelligent Transport , Amy Ford, Vice President, Policy Programs and Mobility on Demand at ITS America and the Mobility on Demand Alliance, assesses the next steps for the complete integration of mobility services, payment, and information delivery across the mobility landscape.
Applications are strongly encouraged from Metro riders, transit advocates and community-based organisations from a diverse range of perspectives, to create the 15 member committee.
Robin O’Hara, Executive Officer in charge of TAP Customer Experience at LA Metro, tells Intelligent Transport how the operator is piloting wearable fare media for its customers, and how an extension of the pilot could have ease-of-access benefits across various user demographics.
In this article for Intelligent Transport, Alex Z. Wiggins, Chief of LA Metro’s System Security & Law Enforcement Division, explains how a partnership between the Transportation Security Administration and LA Metro has led to the testing of new screening technology and how that technology is reducing risk for passengers.