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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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