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Upcoming Street Closure Next to the Blue Line Vernon Station

Starting on Thursday, October 12th through Sunday, October 15th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Union Pacific Railroad will be conducting track work next to the Blue Line Vernon Station and will temporarily close Vernon Avenue to east and westbound vehicle traffic.  As an alternate, please use either 48th or 41st Streets to bypass this area.  Blue Line Service at Vernon Station will remain open during this time.

For more information, please contact Carlos Valdez at (213) 922-7123 or via e-mail at valdezc@metro.net.

Metro’s 2nd Annual Older Adult Transportation Expo

Metro’s 2nd Annual Older Adult Transportation Expo presented by On the Move Riders Program will be taking place on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Union Station Ticketing Concourse.  This free event will provide older adults with the essentials of riding public transportation through informational and one-on-one sessions with Metro and several other transit partners in LA County.  For more information or to register for this event, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/older-adult-transportation-expo-presented-by-metro-on-the-move-riders-program-registration-38296699459.

You can also check out these recent articles published about Metro’s On the Move Riders program:

Next Gateway Cities Service Council Meeting

The agenda and presentations for the October 12th Service Council meeting have been posted at https://www.metro.net/about/meetings/board/agat-2017-1012/agenda/.  This month’s agenda items consist of: Bike/Bus Interface Study Presentation; RECEIVE U-Pass Update; Line Ride Report, Councilmember Wally Shidler; and Regional Service Performance Report.