County, the most populous county in America. The task force studying the plan is to report back to Washington and the Metro board by the end of Among the topics it will consider are:. Connect with us! Sign up for our email newsletter. Login or Register Customer Service. COM Enter keywords or a search phrase below: Search.
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It is chartered under state law as a regional transportation planning agency. Metro directly operates bus, light rail, heavy rail and bus rapid transit services. It provides funding and directs planning for rail and freeway projects within Los Angeles County. It also funds 27 local transit agencies as well as access paratransit services. The agency develops and oversees transportation plans, policies, funding programs, and both short-term and long-range solutions to mobility, accessibility and environmental needs in the county. Metro's headquarters are in a high-rise building adjacent to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. The authority also partially funds sixteen municipal bus operators and an array of transportation projects including bikeways and pedestrian facilities, local roads and highway improvements, goods movement, Metrolink regional commuter rail, Freeway Service Patrol and freeway call boxes within the County of Los Angeles. Most buses and trains have "America's Best" decals affixed. Metro Rail is a rail mass transit system with two subway and four light rail lines.
Bus ridership has declined — with 2m fewer bus boardings taking place in November than in the same month the previous year. And although , more rail boardings took place in November compared to November , LA Metro's total ridership fell by about 1. So why is ridership down?
It consists of six lines, including two rapid transit subway lines the B and D lines and four light rail lines the A , C , L and E lines serving 93 stations. It has been extended significantly since that time and several further extensions are either in the works or being considered. The system served a ridership of , on an average weekday in