Blue Line

Arlington Cemetery Station

D.C. Metro Blue Line to Close for 3+ Plus Months, Starting Saturday

Platform improvements will close down another rail transit route in the D.C. region for three whole months.

February 12, 2021 - Arl Now

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Blue Line Extension on the Table in Virginia

Virginia could kick off an extension of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) Blue Line by funding a study in this year's state budget.

February 24, 2020 - The Washington Post

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Light Rail Repair Project Falls Short of Promises in Los Angeles

The former Blue Line, now the A Line, with service from Log Beach to Los Angeles, was shut down in segments for ten months (originally scheduled for eight) for repairs. The weeks since the reopening have been marred spotty, slow service.

December 9, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Long Beach to Los Angeles

Busy Section of L.A. Rail Transit Had Quicker Service in 1916

Over a century ago, the Pacific Electric Railway operated a line between downtown Los Angeles and Long Beach that competed its journey ten minutes faster than LA Metro's Blue Line does. What gives?

October 25, 2019 - Long Beach Post

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

L.A.'s Blue Line Reopening Soon, With a New Name

The Blue Line light rail line, connecting Los Angeles and Long Beach, is almost finished with a $350 million repair program. When it reopens to service it will be called the A Line.

October 21, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Long Beach to Los Angeles

Major Temporary Closures Coming to Los Angeles Metro Rail

Metro will close several stretches of the Blue and Green lines as it completes $350 million worth of upgrades and opens the new Crenshaw Line. More than 100,000 daily riders may be inconvenienced.

January 7, 2019 - Long Beach Press-Telegram

Boston T

MBTA Could Save $250 Million on Long-Debated Connector

A missing link in Boston's subway system could be built for a lower price and on an accelerated timeline.

October 18, 2018 - Boston Globe

Los Angeles Metro

With a Growing Number of Transit Projects Planned, L.A. Considers Renaming Rail Lines

Like many cities, L.A. already has two trains in the blue color family. With more rail projects in the works, some think it's time to update the system.

September 26, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Long Beach to Los Angeles

Metro's Busy Blue Line Connection Between L.A., Long Beach to Close for Eight Months

One of the most heavily used rail lines in the country, the Metro Blue Line in Los Angeles County, will be closed for eight months in 2019.

February 22, 2018 - Long Beach Press Telegram

Blue Line

Blue Line Extension North of Minneapolis in Jeopardy

A planned extension of the Metro Blue Line north from Minneapolis depended on eight miles of BNSF track.

February 14, 2018 - CBS Minnesota

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