9 September 2020
Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger train service, today joined more than 100 transportation agencies from across the nation in a pledge to take the necessary steps to keep riders and employees safe from the spread of COVID-19. A part of the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) national Health and Safety Commitments (HSC) Program, the pledge – and its participants – were announced at a virtual event earlier today.
4 September 2020
As traffic on the freeways serving the San Fernando Valley and Ventura County returns to pre-COVID levels, Metrolink is reinstating two morning trains to serve people who live and/or work in this area. Starting Tuesday, September 8, Ventura County Line trains 101 and 110 will return to Metrolink’s schedule to serve stations connecting Los Angeles to Glendale, Burbank, Northridge, Van Nuys, Chatsworth, Simi Valley and Moorpark.
3 September 2020
Southern California can expect an economic jolt of 1.3 million jobs and an increase to the gross regional product of almost $684 billion through 2050 as the result of Metrolink’s Southern California Optimized Rail Expansion (SCORE) Program, according to a new Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) study. LAEDC presented the findings at a meeting of the Metrolink Board of Directors today.
2 September 2020
Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger rail service, today introduced the 5-Day Flex Pass, a new fare solution that responds to changes in workers’ commuting patterns post COVID-19. Ideal for workers who need to get to their workplaces less frequently than the traditional daily commute, the 5-Day Flex Pass provides the convenience of five one-day passes customers can use whenever they need to travel, over 30-days and at a 10% discount.
1 September 2020
Metrolink, Southern California’s commuter rail service, has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
26 August 2020
After months at home, SoCal families are looking to add some enjoyment to their weekends, and Metrolink has just the ticket – a free ticket for kids. Beginning Saturday, August 29, Metrolink is introducing Kids Ride Free on weekends anywhere Metrolink travels across six Southern California counties.
21 July 2020
Today, Metrolink announces the installation of 133 new ticket machines at its stations across Southern California. The new machines improve the customer experience through improved reliability, a focus on accessibility, and smarter, more customer-friendly features, such as touchscreens.
10 July 2020
Metrolink helps make attending one of the Southland’s most festive traditions at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside easy and stress-free by taking special trains on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 29 through Dec. 21 from Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties.
2 July 2020
Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger rail service, today launches an online tool called “How Full Is My Train?”. The tool allows riders to check recent ridership levels of a train they plan to ride and confirm they will have the ability to maintain safe distances on board trains.
6 May 2020
Seven of every ten riders still taking Metrolink while stay-at-home orders are in place identify themselves as “Essential Workers”, according to the results of the COVID-19 Customer Survey released today by Metrolink, Southern California’s regional passenger rail service. More than one half of these respondents either work in Healthcare (39%) or Transportation/Logistics (14%), and nearly one-third (32%) have no vehicle and rely on Metrolink to get to their jobs.